The organisers of the Royal Welsh Show are expressing concerns over the Welsh government's proposal to shorten the school summer holiday, which would potentially cost the event £1m in lost revenue.

The government aims to reduce the holiday by a week, causing a clash with the traditional July dates of the show, with families covering 68% of attendees.

The Royal Welsh Agricultural Society (RWAS) argues that such a change would result in significant financial harm including impacting gate sales, memberships, and camping revenue.

The suggestion to alter the show's dates to accommodate the revised holiday period is met with resistance due to practical challenges and potential negative effects on other major Welsh events such as the National Eisteddfod.

RWAS Chief Executive Aled Rhys Jones highlights the need for careful consideration and the complexities involved in such a decision.

The RWAS encourages stakeholders to respond to the government's consultation on school year modification before the February 12 deadline by visiting -