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.

Cattle

Welsh Black Cattle
Hereford Cattle
British Charolais Cattle
British Blonde Cattle
British Limousin Cattle
Simmental Cattle
British Blue Cattle
South Devon Cattle
Longhorn Cattle
British White Cattle
Salers Cattle
Beef Shorthorn Cattle
Highland Cattle
Aberdeen Angus Cattle
Lincoln Red Cattle
Black Mountains Falconry
Supreme Championship – Beef Breeds
YFC Competition – Relay Race
Black Mountains Falconry Display
YFC Seven-a-Side Rugby
Competition – Pool One

Sheep

Torddu Welsh Mountain
Black Welsh Mountain
Welsh Mountain (Pedigree)
Kerry Hill
Balwen Welsh Mountain
Welsh Mountain Hill
South Wales Mountain
Torwen Welsh Mountain
Beulah Speckled Face
Kerry Hill
Balwen Welsh Mountain
Welsh Hill Speckled Face
Hill Radnor
Brecknock Hill Cheviot
Dorset Horn / Poll Dorset
Zwartbles
Hampshire
Border Leicester
British Berrichon
Suffolk
Lleyn
Texel

Horses

Retraining of Racehorses (Ridden)
Hunters Riding Welsh Ponies (Cob Type)
Ridden Cobs Welsh Cobs Under Saddle
Welsh Cobs and Welsh Ponies
Hunters Riding
Ridden Cobs
Working Hunters
Retraining of Racehorses – Jumping Class
Hunters Breeding (start with youngstock)
Coloured Horses and Ponies
Sport Horses
Shetland Ponies
Parade of Prize Winning Horses

Pigs
Welsh Breeds
Tamworth and Saddleback
Any Other Modern Breed of pigs

Shearing & Woolhandling –  Meirion Shearing Centre

Intermediate Woolhandling Competition – Heats
Open Woolhandling Competition – Heats
Traditional Blade Shearing – Ewes
Traditional Blade Shearing – Lambs
Novice Woolhandling Competition – Final
Intermediate Woolhandling Competition – Final
Open Commercial Blade Shearing – Heats
Novice Commercial Blade Shearing
Champion Blade Shearer of Wales – Final
Open Woolhandling Competition – Final
Open Commercial Blade Shearing – Final
Six Nations Woolhandling Championship
Blade Shearing Test Match
Blade Shearing and Woolhandling Awards

Other Attractions

The Kings Troop Royal Horse Artillery
Paul Hannam Quad Bike Stunt Show
BBMF Hurricane and Spitfire Flypast
RAF Falcons Parachute Display Team
RWAS Ambassador & Tristar Carriage Driving
Meirion Owen and the Quack Pack
Black Mountains Falconry Display
Regimental Band of the Royal Welsh
Welsh Sheeptacular
Sheep Dog Trials – Champion of Champions
Royal Welsh World Mounted Games
Parade of Prize Winning Horses
Parade of Hounds
Inter Hunt Team Relay – Qualifier

Food Hall
YFC Competitions
WI and Merched Y Wawr Competitions
Food Skills Cymru Careers Hub
Horticulture – vegetables, plants & flowers
Forestry
Country Pursuits
Royal Welsh Sports Village
Countryside Care
Homecrafts – Cookery, Produce and Handicrafts
Welsh National Honey Show
Dairy Produce
Farriery and Ornamental Ironwork