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It's the second day of The Royal Bath and West show in Somerset - the largest agricultural show in the country. Today, there will be a cider competition as well as 600 trade stands and traditional livestock competitions.
Thousands of people are heading to the Bath and West show today. It’s one of the biggest agricultural events in the country and the only four-day show left in Britain.
The showground covers 240 acres, including car parks, and there are seven hundred trade stands. It's been held at Shepton Mallet since 1965.
150,000 visitors are getting ready to head to Shepton Mallet for this year’s Royal Bath and West Show.
The four day extravaganza will be a celebration of the great British countryside and farming.
Around 700 trade stands are set up and ready to showcase their wares.
The Royal Bath and West show opens in Shepton Mallet today with visitors and contributors from all over the west country. It's the largest agricultural show in the country. Tens of thousands of people are expected even though the four day event is not taking place in half term this year.
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Highlights from the biggest rural show in the country which will be taking place in Somerset over the next four days