Royal Norfolk Show 2016 – East Anglian Air Ambulance

After helping support the Norfolk East Anglian Air Ambulance at last year’s Royal Norfolk Show, I was delighted to be invited back again for 2016. The Air Ambulance fills a vital role in our front-line emergency medical services and yet is a charity, fully reliant on the public’s support and generosity to keep flying.

For the EAAA , the Show is a fantastic way for them to help raise awareness of what they do and just how vital charitable donations are for their continued operation. I don’t tend to undertake a vast amount of charitable photographic work in a typical year due to a lack of available time but am always happy to help support the Norfolk team whenever I can.  It’s also an excuse to wander around the Show for a day with a camera or two – fantastic!

As it was, the show started off as a lovely sunny day with a slight hint of cloud going on…

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I don’t know how the EAAA find their fundraiser team but I wish whatever magic they use to do so could be bottled and shared. Everyone is so passionate & genuinely happy – despite the rain suddenly arriving mid-afternoon!!

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In between visits to the EAAA stand, I took a look around the show – way too many photos to include here but thought I’d add a few highlights!NorfolkShow2016_1NorfolkShow2016_2

Always fantastic to see traditional crafts & trades in action – with some incredibly talented individuals very much doing their thing: NorfolkShow2016_3

Unfortunately as the day progressed the weather had other ideas… with the gorgeous morning sun soon being replaced by dark clouds and a seemingly typical “Great British Summer Day”. Cue torrential downpours, persistent rain and lots of mud. Umbrellas & rain coats at the ready! NorfolkShow2016_4

If there’s one thing for sure about the Show, you never know what or who you’re going to see…. NorfolkShow2016_5NorfolkShow2016_6

A quick hello to the lovely Dinosaur Park and our friends over at Bus & Us! Anyone fancy hiring a lovely double decker for their Norfolk Wedding and hiring me to capture it…? Please…? NorfolkShow2016_7

All in all, a fun day was definitely had by all… Roll on 2017!

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About Tim

Tim Stephenson is a multi award-winning creative Norfolk wedding photographer based just outside the beautiful city of Norwich, Norfolk. He photographs weddings across the East of England including of course Norfolk, Suffolk, Essex,  Cambridgeshire and is always happy to travel further afield. Tim specialises in photographing weddings in a relaxed, natural style without any need for formal posing or awkward moments. Get in touch to check his availability or to have a chat about your fabulous plans!