Gates for the 153rd Bath and West show have opened, with thousands expected at the Shepton Mallet showground over the next four days.
More than 4,000 livestock are at what organisers call "England's biggest celebration of rural life", along with 500 traders. However there won't be a high profile political visitor today, as the event coincides with the Queen's Speech for the new Government.
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