Farming Village at Royal Three Counties Show

If you want an authentic taste of farming, then pay a visit to the Farming Village. You’ll see some of the finest livestock around, meet the farmers themselves, and watch the animals compete to be crowned champion of champions.  There will be nearly 900 classes, 120 breeds of animals across 25 judging rings over the three days - that's a lot of livestock to meet.

You can discover more fluffy, furry, and feathered friends in the Fur, Feather & Farm village.

Ask the Farmer

Ever wondered what a farmer does each day? Or have questions about what’s happening in the rings in the Farming Village? This is the perfect place to ask your questions and discover all you’ll ever need to know about farmers and their animals. There will also be live displays of spinning, felting, and knitting. 

Brand-new for 2019, Adam Henson brings a slice of his Cotswold Farm Park to the show. Join him to meet a host of farmyard friends.

The RBST is hosting a number of talk in the ring including Meet the Shepherd, A Beginners Guide to Showing and Meet the Butcher. On Sunday RBST President, Jimmy Doughty, will be on hand to answer all your rare breed questions. 

Don't miss out on any of the talks, head over to Plan Your Day to download timetables. 

Sheep Shearing Competitions

Witness the fastest and most skilful sheep shearers in the country. The shearers come from far and wide to compete here and entertain the crowds on Friday and Saturday. On Sunday we have shearing demonstrations taking place, it's baa-rilliant fun and action-packed entertainment.

Young Farmers

The Young Farmers always know how to inject a healthy amount of fun into proceedings. Come along and watch their trademark humorous competitions, including the legendary tug-of-war on Sunday. Guaranteed to put a smile on everybody’s face.

National Rare and Minority Breeds Show

Sunday is your chance to see some rare and minority breeds championed by Rare Breeds Survival Trust. This event will see entries from across the UK, as breeders seek to promote their breeds to a wider audience.

Trade Stands

If you want to find out about the latest agricultural technologies, then head on over to the trade stands. Here you’ll find plenty of friendly support and advice from the specialists.

Lamb Carcass Competition

Cast your eye over legs, loins, sirloins and racks with the best lamb carcasses on show. Great if you want to know what constitutes good lamb and how the experts assess it. A sight to behold, the Lamb carcasses are sold off in a traditional style auction, on Saturday at 14.30.

Looking to compete at the show? Visit the Compete page for more information.