The Royal Welsh Agricultural Society has played a leading role in the development of agriculture and the rural economy in Wales for over a century, since its formation in 1904.

Today our work includes providing support for business, social welfare and education in rural communities, and the organisation and staging of our ever-popular society events; the Smallholding and Countryside Festival, the Royal Welsh Show  and the Winter Fair.

SMALLHOLDING AND COUNTRYSIDE FESTIVAL

Royal Welsh Showground, Llanelwedd, Builth Wells, Powys. LD2 3SY

We look forward to seeing you at this year’s Smallholding & Countryside Festival on the 21st & 22nd May 2022.

SHOWGROUND

The 150 acre Royal Welsh Showground is open all year round. We host an array of exciting events set against the spectacular views of the Welsh countryside.

The Showground boasts many different venues catering for a variety of occasions such as weddings, business meetings, conferences, concerts, exhibitions and much more.

The Royal Welsh Agricultural Society has played a leading role in the development of agriculture and the rural economy in Wales for over a century, since its formation in 1904.

Today our work includes providing support for business, social welfare and education in rural communities, and the organisation and staging of our ever-popular society events; the Smallholding and Countryside Festival, the Royal Welsh Show  and the Winter Fair.

The Royal Welsh Winter Fair is just around the corner, and in a matter of days, the showground in Llanelwedd will be busting with competitors, Christmas shoppers and festivities. Taking place next week on Monday 28th and Tuesday 29th November, gates will open at 8am.

There are plenty of places across the showground to have a bite to eat or a festive tipple. Enjoy refreshments at one of the many mobile food stands and independent stalls, or warm up inside at one of our catering facilities below.

Hafod a Hendre
A self-service restaurant and bar located in the warm and comfortable surroundings of Hafod a Hendre. Open for breakfast, lunch, supper and refreshments. There will be musical entertainment throughout Monday evening from singing duo, Hywell and Johnny and Welsh performer Clive Edwards.

Winter Fair Pub
The popular Winter Fair Pub is back this year! Situated near the outside Cattle Ring by the Under Pass. To help reduce single-use waste during the event, we have special Winter Fair-branded reusable cups available. Pop by for a drink and pick yours up!

International Pavilion
New for this year, The International Pavilion building will become the Fingers and Forks café, a firm catering favourite. Hot meals, afternoon tea, sandwiches and cakes along with tea and coffee will be served on both floors of the International Pavilion throughout the event.

South Glamorgan Hall
Take a break from the chilly weather and pop by the café for a hot drink. Situated in the South Glamorgan Exhibition Hall, operated by family-run catering company, Cegin Gwenog.

Neuadd Henllan Inn
Soak up the festive atmosphere at Neuadd Henllan. The Inn will be open throughout the Winter Fair, serving food and drinks.

Charolais Restaurant
The Charolais Restaurant and Bar is situated in the British Charolais Cattle Society Pavilion and will be serving a variety of food and drinks.

The Royal Welsh Agricultural Society hopes you enjoy the range of hospitality on offer during the Winter Fair and reminds visitors to look out for each other and stay safe, whilst getting into the festive spirit!

For more information about the Winter Fair or to buy tickets visit the RWAS website.