Yorkshire Agricultural Society Honoured as King Named Patron

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The Yorkshire Agricultural Society is honoured to announce that King Charles III will continue to be Patron of the charity.

The announcement follows a review of more than 1,000 Royal Patronages and charity Presidencies by the Royal Household, following His Majesty The King’s Accession.

Queen Elizabeth II was Patron of the Yorkshire Agricultural Society between 1952 and 1997 before King Charles III became the Society’s Patron as The Prince of Wales in 1998.

His Majesty last visited the Great Yorkshire Show, which is organised by the Yorkshire Agricultural Society, with Queen Camilla in 2021.

Allister Nixon, CEO of the Yorkshire Agricultural Society, said: “We are honoured and delighted to receive confirmation that King Charles III will continue to be Patron of the Society. We feel deeply privileged and very much look forward to welcoming the King and Queen back to the Show in the future.”

The Yorkshire Agricultural Society is the charity which organizes the Great Yorkshire Show and runs a family of businesses on the Great Yorkshire Showground in Harrogate. These include Fodder Farm Shop & Café, Yorkshire Event Centre, Pavilions of Harrogate and the Harrogate Caravan Park.

EDITOR’S NOTES

  • YAS supports and promotes the farming industry through health care, business, education and scientific research.
  • Businesses and events held at the Great Yorkshire Showground in 2019 contributed £73.7 million to the economy.

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