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Royal Norfolk Show organisers hail 'amazing' first day

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Organisers of this year’s 175th Royal Norfolk Show have hailed Princess Anne’s visit as “the icing on the cake”.

Tens of thousands of visitors from around the county packed into the Norfolk Showground with some being lucky enough to catch a glimpse of the Princess Royal.

Arriving in style in a black Range Rover, she was welcomed by a crowd that had gathered outside the Norfolk Beekeepers’ Association tent.

The princess met with the association to admire the entries of honey, the most the organisation had seen at the show in more than 15 years.

Her Royal Highness spoke with show stewards and individuals from nearby stalls, including Eoghan Cameron, chair of the British Association for Shooting and Conservation (BASC).

Mr Cameron said: “It was an absolute pleasure to speak with the Princess Royal.

“She is extremely knowledgeable, especially in our subject matter. She is a delight.”

The BASC presented her with gifts including a specially commissioned........

© Norwich Evening News

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