ROYAL VISITOR AT THE DAIRY SHOW
Her Royal Highness, The Countess of Wessex, will be guest of honour at this year’s Dairy Show. (Oct 4th and 5th).
Her Royal Highness will attend the Dairy Industry Dinner on the eve of the Silver Jubilee Dairy Show and join in the 25th anniversary celebrations of the Show the following day.
During the dinner The Countess will present the Dairy Industry Award to a key player in the industry in recognition of their services to dairying.
Her Royal Highness will also have the chance to watch the Juniors’ Showmanship Classes which will be judged at the reception before the dinner.
During the Show the next day The Countess will tour the stands, meet exhibitors and guests and present the South West Dairy Farm Business of the Year Award, and the Supreme Cattle Championship.
This will be the Countess’ second official Royal visit to the Bath & West Showground – she was the Royal visitor at the 2004 Royal Bath & West Show.
Located in the heart of one of the main dairy regions in the UK, the Dairy Show, is now recognized as one of the country’s top speciality shows for farmers.
This year’s Show on October 5th features over 300 quality dairy cattle, over 250 tradestands, the presence of key players at all levels of the industry, and a wealth of seminars and displays, making it a premier event for all dairy farmers.
Seminars followed by question and answer sessions will be held in the Westex Theatre at 11am and 2pm. Topics to be covered are “Electronic Identification,” and “Lameness – Prevention and Cure.”
Up to date information and advice will be on offer from experts at the wide range of tradestands, and the very latest techniques, systems and machinery will be on display.
In the run-up to the Show organisers are keen to hear from people who have been show stalwarts over the last 25 years and have any interesting stories, anecdotes, photos or memories they wish to share.