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Gloucestershire named as the host for this year’s Royal Three Counties Show

Royal Three Counties Show 2023

Gloucestershire unveiled as region’s food and farming mecca, as it officially hosts Royal Three Counties Show launch 2023.

Well-known TV presenter and Cotswold farming royalty Adam Henson, threw open the ‘barn doors’ to his popular Cotswold Farm Park this week, to celebrate the county of Gloucestershire being named as the host for this year’s Royal Three Counties Show.

Hailed as one of the UK’s biggest celebrations of the Great British countryside, the Royal Three Counties Show offers three days of food, farming and family fun from 16 – 18 June 2023 at Three Counties Showground in Malvern.

The event boasts over 6,000 animals across 35 showing rings, the UK's largest collection of rare breeds and an array of livestock and national breed shows crowning cattle, sheep, goats and pigs across 900 classes. So, the Farm Park was the perfect location for the host county event, with representatives from the area’s farming, countryside and food sectors on hand to celebrate all that is great about Gloucestershire.

Each year one of the three counties takes the host role and it moves between Worcestershire, Herefordshire and Gloucestershire. To mark the occasion a new Future of Farming Zone is being launched at the show, with a line-up of informative talks, Q&A sessions, networking opportunities and insights into the evolution of the agricultural industry, that feature the latest cutting-edge technology in food and farming.

Other special guests confirmed for the weekend include award-winning food writer, Mark Diacono, hosting the Food & Drink Theatre; Suki Pantal, aka Suki’s Curries and Spices, sharing ‘the real taste of India’; and rising social media star and Weir End Farmer, Ally Hunter-Blair and of course long standing show ambassador, Adam Henson.

Alice Arnold, Royal Three Counties Show Lead, commented:
“We are delighted to be celebrating Gloucestershire as the 2023 Royal Three Counties Show host county. This years will be one of the region’s biggest and best events, introducing a brand new Cheese & Dairy Show, 51 Horse of the Year qualifiers, Royal Parade a prestigious new luxury retail area and so much more.“

To find out more and to buy tickets to Royal Three Counties Show, costing just £23 in advance and children under 16 are free of charge, visit or call 01684 584 924.

Explore Gloucestershire
28 March 2023

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