Hi Majesty The King agrees to be Patron of the Royal Norfolk Agricultural Association

07/05/24

We are delighted to announce that His Majesty The King has graciously agreed to become the Patron of the Royal Norfolk Agricultural Association.

The King’s Patronage continues the unbroken line of monarchs as Patron of the Association since King Edward VII granted the prefix Royal in 1908.

Mark Nicholas, Managing Director at the RNAA said “We are thrilled that The King will continue his long association with the RNAA as Patron. His Majesty’s commitment to the promotion and support of food, farming and countryside has been unwavering and we are grateful to have his Patronage.”

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