Photograph by @simoncroberts.
The Royal Bath and West Show, Shepton Mallet, Somerset from the series #MerrieAlbion.
British summer months are prime agricultural and county show time. Part tradition, part joyous eccentricity, a county show is a celebration of the countryside: from floral arrangements to sheep shearing, the British Cider Championships to cheese displays. The Royal Bath and West Show is one of the biggest agricultural shows in the country often welcoming over 150,000 attendees. The historic show is organized by the Royal Bath and West of England Society; it was founded in 1852, and toured the country before a permanent home was established at Shepton Mallet. Each year a member of the Royal Family visits. Here Princess Anne can be seen here presenting a rosette to the ‘British Limousin Champion’ in the Exhibitor Breed Beef Group.
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