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.

Sunday 28 November

18.15 – Carol Service – Cattle Ring, Hall 1

 

Musical Entertainment Schedule

Monday 29Novemeber

08.00 – Opens to the Public

08.00 – Floral Art & Horticulture – Clwyd Glamorgan Hall

09.00 – Cattle – Cattle Ring, Hall 1

  • Pedigree Welsh Black Heifers
  • Pedigree Limousin Heifers
  • Pedigree Hereford Heifers
  • Crossbred Heifers
  • Homebred Heifers
  • Cattle Young Handlers Competition
  • Pedigree Welsh Black Steers
  • Pedigree Limousin Steers
  • Pedigree Hereford Steers
  • Crossbred Steers
  • Homebred Steers
  • Pair of Cattle Competition
  • Wales YFC Stock Judging Competition

09.00 – Sheep – Sheep Ring, Hall 3

 Ring A

  • Welsh Mountain Section
  • Crossbred Section
  • Native Hill and Upland Section

Ring B

  • Continental Section
  • Butchers’ Weights Section
  • Lowland Section

09.00 – Lamb Carcass – Carcass Hall

09.00 – Pigs – Pig Building

09.00 – Homecrafts – Clwyd Glamorgan Hall

09.00 – Meat Hamper Competition – Carcass Hall

9.00 – Horses – Horse Marquee

  • Coloured Horses & Ponies
  • Welsh Part-Bred
  • Welsh Mountain Ponies
  • Welsh Ponies

10.00 – Official Opening Main Ring – Hall 1

Followed by the following presentation of Awards

  • John Gittins Memorial Award 2021
  • RWAS Oxford Farming Conference Bursary 2022
  • RWAS Nuffield Farming Scholarship 2022

10.00 – Farriery Demonstration – NSA Pavilion

10.00 – Dressed Poultry – Carcass Hall

10.00 – Hound Show – NSA Pavilion

13.00 – Farriery Demonstration – NSA Pavilion

14.00 – Sheep Young Handlers Competition – Sheep Ring, Hall 3

14.30 – YFC Best Prime Lamb Producer Competition – Sheep Ring, Hall followed by the YFC Lamb Trimming Competition

14.30 – Tradestand Awards – on Winning Stands

16.00 – SALE – Dressed Poultry & Meat Hamper – Carcass Hall

18.30 – Fireworks

Tuesday 30 November

08.00 – Opens to the Public

08.00 – Cattle – Cattle Ring, Hall 1

  • Baby Show Heifers including YFC
  • Baby Show Steers including YFC
  • Bay Show Championship
  • Heifer Championship
  • Steer Championship
  • Supreme Championship
  • Pedigree Welsh Black Championship
  • Pedigree Limousin Championship
  • Pedigree Hereford Championship
  • Native Beast Championship
  • Exhibitor Bred Champion Award

09.00 – Sheep – Sheep Ring, Hall 3

  • Section Winners
  • Pure Hill & Upland and Welsh Mountain Breeds Championship
  • Supreme Championship

10.00 – Pigs – Pig Building

  • Supreme Championship
  • Menter Moch Cymru & Wales YFC Competition

10.00 – Horses – Horse Marquee

  • Sport Horses
  • Welsh Ponies (Cob Type)
  • Welsh Cobs
  • Welsh Championship
  • Supreme Championship

10.00 – Farriery Demonstration –  NSA Pavilion

10.00 – Presentation to Carcass Championship Winners – Carcass Hall

10.30 – SALE – Lamb Carcass – Carcass Hall

12.00 – SALE – Sheep – Sheep Ring, Hall 3

13.00 – Farriery Demonstration – NSA Pavilion

14.00 – SALE – Pigs – Pig Building

15.00 – SALE – Cattle – Cattle Ring, Hall 1

16.30 – PRESENTATION OF AWARDS – Floral Art & Horticulture – Clwyd Glamorgan Hall

16.45 – PRESENTATION OF AWARDS – Homecrafts – Clwyd Glamorgan Hall