In pictures: History of the Royal Lancashire Show

A nostalgic trip down memory lane featuring pictures of the famous event over the years.

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Pic 1 - From 1980 - Horse parade at the Royal Lancashire Show held in Witton Park, Blackburn.

Pic 2 - From 1984 - It looks like a struggle for this little lad trying to persuade his calf to MOVE IT! at the Royal Lancashire Show.

Pic 3 - From 2006 - The Bowland Boys Tug o' War team in action at the Royal Lancashire Show.

Pic 4 - From 2006 - The Bulldog Display Team entertain the crowds at the Royal Lancashire Show.

Pic 5 - From 2003 - The Shetland Pony Grand National at the Royal Lancashire Show.

Pic 6 - From 1899 - A working dairy from the Butter Making Competition.

Pic 7 - From 1899 - A lecture and demonstration on bee keeping.

Pic 8 - From 1969 - 24 year old Diane Gillmore makes a very attractive nurse for this one week-old Herefoed calf.