The Great Yorkshire Show has been cancelled for the first time in its 154 year history - a victim of the recent bad weather. Thousands struggled to reach the showpiece event on the first day leading organisers to conclude it was too dangerous to continue. Duncan Wood reports
Organisers of the Great Yorkshire Show have cancelled the show due to the bad weather after just one day of the three-day event
Sheep farmers Anne and Kevin Robinson became the first couple to get married at the Great Yorkshire Show.
Anne, who met her husband previously at the show, said the rain didn't put them off.
"We're farmers so the rain didn't matter at all to us," she said.
"We're used to it. Anyway it's not about the weather, or the wedding really. It's about the marriage. We've had a lovely day."
Organisers of the Great Yorkshire Show have announced that the "adverse weather conditions" mean that entrance for tomorrow's show will be for members & ticket holders only.
Organisers of the show have Tweeted to ask people not to set off for the show now. Car parks are full and there is bad congestion.
Over 130,000 visitors are expected at this year's Great Yorkshire Show, which opens today.
Among this year's highlights are the Ukrainian Cossacks who will be putting on a display on each day of the three day event.
There will also be the food hall, fashion shows, cookery theatre, garden show and show jumping.