The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall visited the 135th Sandringham Flower Show today. The Prince is Patron of The Sandringham Estate Cottage Horticultural Society and together, Their Royal Highnesses toured the show and met with exhibitors and members of the public.
The one-day show attracts around 20,000 visitors each year and many of the East Anglia's leading nurseries and horticultural specialists exhibit here. In addition it features display gardens by leading designers, around 200 trade stands (both horticultural and general), a number of charity stands, a craft marquee, main arena events, children's entertainment and a police band.
Profits from each show are donated to local charities and since 1977, the Show Committee has given around £700,000 to good causes.