This year’s Llanfyllin Show has been hailed a success by showgoers and organisers. Despite changeable weather, the crowds flocked to the showground on the edge of the town.
This year’s Llanfyllin Show has been hailed a success by showgoers and organisers.
Despite changeable weather, the crowds flocked to the showground on the edge of the town to enjoy a full programme of traditional agricultural, horticultural and rural classes as well as arena attractions.
One of the organisers, Lynsey Lewis, who runs the show’s cookery and needlework section, said: “It went brilliantly. Entries for the horticulture, cookery and needlework were up on last year.
“It was an excellent turnout. The trade stands were up as well,” she added.
A total of £4,000 in prize money was distributed among winners of a full schedule of classes that attracted a near record number of entries.
Sheep dog trials, terrier racing and a dog show were also included and Wales’s 20 best sheep shearers took part in the Royal Welsh Lamb Shearing Circuit Final in four different classes.
The star entertainment included the Dolbadarn Film Horses from Llanberis in Snowdonia.The family trains and supplies horses and riders for the TV and film industry.
As well as live music, there was Welsh folk dancing and Punch and Judy shows. Home-grown talent included Tractor Factor winners, Richard Lewis and Llion Vaughan, who performed at the Glastonbury Festival.