Our Patron Her Majesty the Queen celebrated her Platinum Jubilee this year. She has visited the Royal Bath & West Show on several occasions, both when it was peripatetic & at Shepton Mallet and she has been a continuous supporter of our activities.
27th July, 2022
Princess Elizabeth visits the Royal Bath & West Show in 1948, when it was held in Cardiff.
HRH The Queens second visit to the Royal Bath & West Show was in 1966, at the Bath & West Showground. She was accompanied by HRH Prince Philip.
In 1985, HRH The Queen returned to the Royal Bath & West Show
In 2019, HRH The Queen came to Somerset. Some members of the Royal Bath & West Society were given the opportunity to meet her in Bruton.
Want to delve deeper? The Royal Bath & West of England Society has been documenting its activities since 1777 & can be seen at the Guildhall, Bath and in the Society Library at Bath University. These valuable collections are looked after by the Library and Archives Committee and maintained and managed by the Honorary Librarian and Honorary Archivist.