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29 September 2016McCartneys continue as the Royal Welsh Winter Fair official auctioneers
McCartneys continue as the Royal Welsh Winter Fair official auctioneers

With the preparations for the 27th Royal Welsh Winter Fair in full swing, and the livestock entries beginning to flood into the office, the society are delighted to announce that McCartneys will once again be the events official auctioneers.

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27 September 2016‘Agricultural societies and shows: where do we go from here?’
‘Agricultural societies and shows: where do we go from here?’

The Royal Welsh Agricultural Society is very proud to have amongst its ranks a recently published Nuffield Scholar.

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14 September 2016Royal Welsh Winter Fair schedules available online
Royal Welsh Winter Fair schedules available online

We may all be enjoying a beautiful indian summer, but the focus at the Royal Welsh Agricultural Society is very much on the Winter Fair, to be held at the showground in Llanelwedd, Builth Wells on Monday 28 and Tuesday 29 November 2016.

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30 August 2016Louise Owen Memorial Scholarship
Louise Owen Memorial Scholarship

The 1 October closing date for the 2017 Louise Owen Memorial Scholarship is fast approaching!

Established in 2014 by Louise’s family, the annual scholarship of £1,000 to help fund a trip to New Zealand is awarded to the junior shearer in Wales showing greatest promise and aims provide them with the opportunity to develop and advance their skills in sheep shearing.

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24 August 2016Olympic medal-winning cyclists to ride Tour of Britain
Olympic medal-winning cyclists to ride Tour of Britain

Three British Olympic medal-winning cyclists will be in Powys next month as the county gears up for the return of the UK’s biggest cycle race.

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17 August 2016Win pair of VIP tickets for Tour of Britain stage finish
Win pair of VIP tickets for Tour of Britain stage finish

Residents and cycling enthusiasts in Powys could find themselves right in touching distance of Tour of Britain riders as they sprint towards the finish line if they enter a fantastic competition.

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11 August 2016Powys gets ready to host its first Tour of Britain stage finish
Powys gets ready to host its first Tour of Britain stage finish

The Tour of Britain, the UK’s biggest cycle race, will see cycling’s elite return to the county in less than four weeks when the race finishes at the Royal Welsh Showground on Wednesday 7 September.

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10 August 2016Welsh shearing at its best!
Welsh shearing at its best!

With an incredible atmosphere and the noise from the cheering supporters raising the roof, the Meirion Shearing Centre was the place to be at last month’s Royal Welsh Show.

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