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What to see in the grand ring at the Royal Norfolk Show

PUBLISHED: 07:16 26 June 2019 | UPDATED: 07:16 26 June 2019

The RAF Falcons Parachute Display Team   Picture: Lee Blanchflower

The RAF Falcons Parachute Display Team Picture: Lee Blanchflower

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One of the most popular aspects of the Royal Norfolk Show is the grand ring.

Day one of the Royal Norfolk Show. All eyes on the skies as the RAF Falcons free fall into the Grand Ring. Picture: Ian BurtDay one of the Royal Norfolk Show. All eyes on the skies as the RAF Falcons free fall into the Grand Ring. Picture: Ian Burt

One of the most popular aspects of the Royal Norfolk Show is the grand ring.

From the daring Falcons freefall parachute team to the thrilling Household Cavalry Mounted Regiment Musical Ride to parades of animals, there's something for everyone.

Here's today's grand ring programme:

Showjumping in the main ring at the Royal Norfolk Show 2018, where temperatures reached the mid to high 20s. The forecast for the 2019 show is dry - but not quite as hot. 
Picture: ANTONY KELLYShowjumping in the main ring at the Royal Norfolk Show 2018, where temperatures reached the mid to high 20s. The forecast for the 2019 show is dry - but not quite as hot. Picture: ANTONY KELLY

*7.30-9.30am Cobs Ridden Classes 69-71 HOYS Qualifier

*9.30-10.30am Showjumping A&B Competition Class 230

*10.30-10.50am The Band of The Parachute Regiment

*10.50-11.05am RAF Falcons Parachute Display Team

*11.05am-12.05pm Teams of 3 or 4 Heavy Horse Turnouts Class 44

*12.05-12.35pm Household Cavalry Mounted Regiment Musical Ride

*12.35-2.35pm Showjumping Norfolk Area Trial Class 231

*2.35-3.05pm Scurry Driving Small Class 224

*3.05-4.05pm Pairs of Heavy Horse Turnouts Classes 45-46

*4.05-5.10pm Grand Parade of Cattle and Shire Horses

Plus Heygates Country Feeds Team of 5 Competition

*5.10-5.25pm Rolls Royce Car Parade 1898 to 2019

*5.25-6pm National Farmers Union Norfolk and Norfolk Young Farmers Pageant

*6-6.20pm Parade of Hounds

You may also want to watch:

*6.20-6.50pm Scurry Driving Large Class 225

*6.50-7.20pm Household Cavalry Mounted Regiment Musical Ride

*7.20-7.40pm The Band of The Parachute Regiment

*7.40-7.55pm RAF Falcons Parachute Display Team

Here's the day's programme for Thursday:

*8-9.40am Showjumping 1.20m Open Two Phase Class 235

*9.40-10.30am Heavy Horse 2 Wheeled Cart Class 49

*10.30-11am Scurry Driving Championship Class C71 HOYS Qualifier

*11-11.15am RAF Falcons Parachute Display Team

*11.15-11.30am Rolls Royce Car Parade 1898 to 2019

*11.30am-12noon Household Cavalry Mounted Regiment Musical Ride

*12-1.35pm Showjumping International Stairway Grand Prix Class 236

*1.35-1.55pm The Band of The Parachute Regiment

*1.55-2.15pm Parade of Hounds

*2.15-3.15pm Heavy Horse Turnouts Singles Class 47-48

*3.15-4.10pm Grand Parade of cattle, sheep, pigs and goats and Suffolk, Percheron and Clydesdale Horses

*4.10-4.45pm National Farmers Union Norfolk and Norfolk Young Farmers Pageant

*4.45-5.45pm Showjumping Ride and Drive Challenge Class 237

*5.45-6.15pm Household Cavalry Mounted Regiment Musical Ride

*6.15-6.30pm RAF Falcons Parachute Display Team

*6.30-6.55pm Closing Ceremony including Military Band and City of Norwich Pipe Band

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