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10 April 2014Superfast Cymru is coming to the Royal Welsh
Superfast Cymru is coming to the Royal Welsh

The latest in a whole range of benefits the Royal Welsh Agricultural Society brings to mid Wales is the early roll out of superfast broadband to the showground and consequently the surrounding area.

 

Business and local residents in Builth Wells and Llanelwedd will soon benefit from Superfast Cymru – a fibre upgrade enabling superfast internet connection and improved broadband speeds.

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10 April 2014Welsh Premier Open Dog Show returns to the Royal Welsh Spring Festival
Welsh Premier Open Dog Show returns to the Royal Welsh Spring Festival

More than 1000 dogs and their owners will converge on the Royal Welsh showground at Llanelwedd, Builth Wells, in May to compete for the prizes at the only premier open dog show held in Wales.

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7 April 2014The RWAS Chief Exec's Challenge
The RWAS Chief Exec's Challenge

This year Steve Hughson and Aled Jones have decided it is time to show the feature counties how appreciative they are of all their hard work fundraising for the society and are going to join in with their efforts.

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26 March 2014The Formula 1 of equine events returns to the Spring Festival
The Formula 1 of equine events returns to the Spring Festival

Back by popular demand, the exciting and action-packed equestrian sport of scurry racing will be among the attractions at this years Royal Welsh Spring Festival.

 

Being held on 17-18 May at the showground in Llanelwedd, Builth Wells, the Spring Festival is proud to host the first in the scurry driving event in the Scurry Drivers Association season.

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25 March 2014Download the Spring Festival Leaflet
Download the Spring Festival Leaflet

Download the Spring Festival Leaflet

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20 March 2014St David’s Day triumph for Welsh shearers in New Zealand
St David’s Day triumph for Welsh shearers in New Zealand

Against the odds, two Welsh shearers wiped out the more favoured New Zealanders to win Wales’ first two titles at the famed Golden Shears International Shearing and Woolhandling Championships in New Zealand for 23 years.

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19 March 2014Spring Festival Farmers’ Market
Spring Festival Farmers’ Market

The ever popular Farmers’ Market will once again be returning to this years Royal Welsh Spring Festival on 17-18 May in Llanelwedd, Builth Wells.

 

Dedicated to promoting the very best of British and Welsh produce, the Farmers’ Market in the Clwyd Glamorgan Hall is the place to visit for all your culinary desires. Whether you are looking for a quick snack, some special ingredients to take home or a unique gift, you won’t be disappointed.

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17 March 2014
The Royal Welsh Agricultural Society helps Somerset farmers

In a unanimous vote of support for fellow farmers, the Royal Welsh Agricultural Society’s Board of Directors last week agreed to donate £2,000 to the rural communities affected by the floods in Somerset.

During their most recent monthly board meeting the Directors of the Society decided that the plight of the farming community on the Somerset levels was so unprecedented, that they wanted to do their bit to help.

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