One of the biggest family events of the summer returns to Salesbury Hall in July.Advertisement
The Royal Lancashire Show is a celebration of everything great about the Red Rose county and runs just on the outskirts of Preston.
First held in 1767 the venue for the show is the hall and its grounds along the banks of the River Ribble.
Day one of the show is to include the Red Devil Army team who will parachute into the show.
New for this year includes a dedicated children’s village with free events for the kids and includes a soft-play area, face-painting and craft workshops.
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Also planned includes a significant increase in the livestock section with cows, sheep, goats, poultry and a small herd of Alpacas.
Show chairman Colin Mustoe said: “The team is very excited as the show this year is going to be bigger and better than last year with many more attractions for the family and a much higher agricultural and livestock content.”
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Last year the show was held in Blackburn during August, but organisers have returned it to its traditional July slot.
The show begins on Friday 20 July and runs until Sunday 22 July. Family tickets for the show cost £27 in advance and this covers two adults and two children, and are available via the Royal Lancashire Show website.
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