Gwybodaeth Gyffredinol

ADRAN NEWID BABANOD / BABY CHANGING AREA

Baby changing facilities are provided in the toilet blocks adjacent to the Goat Ring, Main Ring Underpass, Welcome (Members) Centre, Montgomery Pavilion, Smallholders Centre (South Glamorgan Exhibition Hall), Horse Ring Toilet Block(in car park) and Toilet block near HSBC Bank. Please also note below.

ADRAN BWYDO A NEWID BABANOD / BABY FEEDING & CHANGING AREA

A baby feeding and changing area will be available and manned by Society Stewards and situated in a unit under the main grandstand.  The service will be available from 10.00 am to 5.00 pm. Map reference 16.

BIO-DIOGELWCH & ZOONOSES / BIO SECURITY & ZOONOSES

The Society has adopted Welsh Government’s motto of ‘be seen to be clean’ and asks that the public and exhibitors alike give their full co-operation, the Society is also keen to take precautions on public health. Please ensure that your footwear is visibly clean on entry to and exit from the livestock areas. The public are requested to wash their hands if they touch any animals. Disinfectant soap and hot water is available in all toilets. Please note that there will be external handwashing facilities in the livestock areas.

BYSIAU / BUSES

A free of charge bus will transport you from the Builth Road train station during the event opening times. The pick up and drop off point is near the machinery entrance toilet block as seen on the site map. For further information refer to www.thetrainline.com. A regular bus service also operates between Newtown and Cardiff on Saturday which is free of charge for all age groups. Further information can be sought from www.trawscymru.info/t4

MAES PARCIO / CAR PARKING

Free parking will be in designated areas on the showground.

MEYSYDD CARAFANAU A PHEBYLL / CARAVAN AND TENT PARKS

The public caravan and tent park will be located on the lower showground.  Open from 12.00 noon Friday, 18May until 8pm Sunday 20 May 2018.  Sites can be pre booked or booked on arrival at the event and cost £50.00.

The trade caravan park will be located on the lower showground.  Open from Wednesday, 17 May until 10pm Sunday 20 May 2018.  Sites can be booked before arrival at the event. The designated tent park will be near the horse ring, the car parking area will be external to this.

PWYNT ARIAN / CASH POINT

The Society has organised a cash point facility on site which will be next to the Crafts & Gifts (Montgomery Pavilion) map reference 14.  Please note – a charge will be made per transaction by the service provider.

MAN BWYD A DIOD / FOOD AND DRINK QUARTER

The above will be staged in the Food Hall, Meirion Shearing Centre and extended into the NSA Pavilion in 2018. There will be street food outlets and a bar with a seating area and live music in the afternoons and into the Saturday evening until 9pm and tradestands and a full cookery demonstration programme in the Food Hall. Free public wifi is available in two areas. The Welsh Food Skills Centre will be in the NSA Pavilion. Map reference 23 & 10.

Toilets 

Toilets for the disabled are provided within the main toilet blocks by the Pig & Goat Ring, the Montgomery Pavilion, the Clwyd Glamorgan Hall, within the Smallholder Centre (South Glamorgan Exhibition Hall), Welcome (Members) Centre and the Horse Ring toilet block.

CŴN / DOGS

Dogs are welcome at the event and must be kept on a lead the whole time and are restricted from entering the buildings especially containing poultry, livestock and catering. Please do not leave dogs in cars. Exceptions will be made in the Food & Drink Quarter for visitors with assistance or hearing dogs.

ARGYFWNG / EMERGENCIES

FIRE – Dial 999

AMBULANCE – Dial 999

FIRST AID on site (map ref. 5) – Dial 01982 554407

If you are feeling unwell and you do not know what to do you can also call the NHS Direct Wales service on 0845 46 47 to speak to a nurse 24 hours a day, 7 days a week

If you are deaf or hard of hearing message the NHS Direct Wales textphone number on 0845 606 46 47

POLICE - Dial - 999 in an emergency

If you are deaf, deafened, hard of hearing or have a speech impairment, a text phone is available on 18000

Police Dial – 101 for non emergency calls


If you are deaf, deafened, hard of hearing or have a speech impairment, a text phone is available on 18001 101.

CANOLFAN CYMORTH CYNTAF / FIRST AID CENTRE

First Aid treatment is available at the First Aid Centre, situated in the Sheep Ring Control Tower and will be operated by Medical Solutions and open from 12 noon on Friday 18 May.

A limited overnight cover is provided by the first aid team.  Tel No: 01982 554407 from 6.00 pm Friday 18 May to 6.00 pm Sunday 20 May.

DECHRAU I FYNY / GETTING STARTED

If you require any advice about getting started in smallholding, Society Stewards will be available to offer you assistance at the help desk in the Smallholder Centre or guide you to experts on site.

PLANT AR GOLL / LOST CHILDREN

Lost children should be reported to the Main Office Tel: 01982 55 36 83.

Any lost child should be accompanied by two adults, if possible, and taken to the unit under the Grandstand or a Society Official. DBS checked stewards will care for the children.

EIDDO COLL / LOST PROPERTY 

The Society accepts no responsibility for articles lost or stolen.  Reports may be made to the Main Office.

SWYDDFA’R PENCADLYS / MAIN OFFICE

The Headquarters is situated adjacent to the Montgomery Pavilion.

Cyfeiriad / Address: CAFC Cyf / RWAS Ltd, Llanelwedd, Llanfair ym Muallt / Builth Wells, Powys

LD2 3SY.  Tel: 01982 553683    requests@rwas.co.uk    www.rwas.wales

MAPIAU / MAPS

Free maps and timetables will be available at the Welcome (Members) Centre, the Society’s merchandise shop under the grandstand and the Society’s main office.

WASG / PRESS

If you are interested in attending the event as a bone fide member of the press you may apply to Katie Williams, RWAS Marketing and Communications Officer (katie@rwas.co.uk) for a pass. A private room with refreshments are provided for you at the event.

SYSTEM SAIN / PUBLIC ADDRESS

The amplifier system is installed for the relaying of official announcements; however, the Society will make other announcements if it is felt to be absolutely necessary.

AILGYLCHU / RECYCLING

There will be a number of recycling stations at various locations on the showground.  Please ensure you put the correct waste in the correct bin.  There will be recycling wardens about, so if you need help just ask!

YSMYGU / SMOKING

Smoking will not be allowed in ‘enclosed’ or ‘substantially enclosed’ public places.

CATALOGAU ADRANNOL / SECTION CATALOGUES

Section catalogues will be sold during the event. Lists of exhibitors within the various sections i.e. premier open dog show, poultry, horses may be available and purchased from the sections on site.  The Livestock Catalogue will be on sale on Friday between 2 - 7.30pm and Saturday 7-8.30am.

DIOGELWCH / SECURITY

CCTV cameras will be in operation on site. The security contractor will be present throughout the event and will continually be present at the livestock entrance from 7am on Friday 18 May until Sunday 20 May until 10pm.

TOILEDAU / TOILETS

Toilet blocks are situated as follows: -

the rear of HSBC Bank, Near Horse Ring, Horse Hill, Near to Entrance A, Main Ring Underpass, Between Avenue D & C, Near the Cattle Ring, Near the Pig & Goat Ring, and in the following buildings Welcome (Members) Centre, Crafts & Gifts (Montgomery) Pavilion, Smallholder Centre (South Glamorgan Exhibition Hall) and Hafod a Hendre.

TRENAU / TRAINS

For those wishing ‘to green’ their experience and travel by train to this year’s Festival there will be a minibus passenger collection service from Builth Road Rail Station meeting the Heart of Wales Line train service, times are available from www.thetrainline.com

A 16 seater mini bus will meet the train as above to transport visitors to the event. The provision will be arranged by Llanwrtyd Wells Community Transport. The drop off and pick up point will be next to the Machinery Entrance toilet block between Avenues C and D. Passengers wishing to be picked up on the showground must be at the designated area 20 minutes prior to the train departure times.

WIFI / WIFI

Free public wifi will be available in the following buildings Smallholder Centre (South Glamorgan Exhibition Hall), the Food & Drink Quarter (Food Hall & Street food area), and the Welcome (Members) Centre.