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.


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

Smallholding & Countryside Festival 2020 – Cancelled due to COVID-19

We look forward to seeing you at next years Smallholding & Countryside Festival 2021

Sunday 3 November – Tuesday 5 November 2019

Hosted by the Royal Welsh Agricultural Society at the Royal Welsh Showground and the Metropole Hotel, Llandrindod Wells

2019 is the Year of Discovery here in Wales. The year to discover all that Wales has to offer. A perfect opportunity for us to discover more about ourselves, each other, our industry and the future.

  • Discover Wales
  • Discover how others do it
  • Discover how to make it work
  • Discover what not to do
  • Discover opportunities
  • Discover what makes us unique
  • Discover the future…

Building on the success of previous national conferences, the 2019 ASAO Conference of Discovery will be the ideal place for your organisation to benefit from the huge pool of knowledge within the ASAO membership.

Immerse yourself in a few days of Welsh culture and discover how to improve your events through our wide range of presentations and syndicate sessions.