Grey skies, raincoats and umbrellas are the order of the day at the Royal Cornwall Show. Despite the weather, organisers are hoping for a big crowd. Last year 125,000 people attended the event over three days. The record is 130,000.
The first day of Cornwall's biggest agricultural event has been marred by bad weather. Gusting winds and heavy rain have meant a disappointing start to the Royal Cornwall Show. This year it unusually falls during half term week. Organisers had hoped that would bring a boost to visitor numbers.
Poor weather conditions could affect Day 1 of The Royal Cornwall Show. We have a team of reporters and camera operators at the site in Wadebridge and will keep you up to date on how the story develops online across the day.
The Duchess of Cornwall will visit the Royal Cornwall Show today. It's the first time in years the annual agricultural event is taking place during the half term holidays.
As well as the usual stalls and comepetitions, the three day show will also be a celebration of the Queen's Diamond Jubilee.