Thousands flocked to Llanelwedd on Monday for the opening day of the Royal Welsh Show.

First Minister Carwyn Jones attended the official opening of Europe’s largest agricultural show based in the heart of Wales.

Videos by Anwen Parry and images by Mike Sheridan

Montgomery town crier Sue Blower welcomed everyone bilingually to the opening at the President’s Pavilion.

John Vaughan, a farmer and former Deputy Lieutenant of Powys, and his wife Beryl, a former County Councillor and chair of the 2015 National Eisteddfod in Meifod, said it was an “immense honour” to open the show.

As Mr and Mrs Vaughan officially opened the Show The Regimental Band and Corps of Drums of The Royal Welsh played a fanfare to announce the opening.

Click our main image above to see our pictures from day one of the Royal Welsh Show