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Corby Glen Sheep Fair returns this weekend promising fun for all the family

Enjoy a day of tradition, good food and great fun at the 781st Corby Glen Sheep Fair on Sunday, October 6.

Believed to be the oldest sheep fair in the country, this event is more than just the sale of livestock, it is a day packed with fun and entertainment for all ages.

The programme includes: Just For Kicks Line Dancers; Corby Glen School Choir; The Dance Academy; Bailey Drew Memorial Sporting Challenge; Swineshead Silver Band; Jamie Jessop Dance and a classic car display. The popular Sheep Show can also be seen on the village green.

Corby Glen Sheep Fair
Corby Glen Sheep Fair

Various stalls will be located in the Church Street Rooms, along with the entrants for this year’s photographic competition.

The Fighting Cocks pub will once again be hosting the traditional Sheep Fair Beer Festival and there will be live music from 4pm.

A clay pigeon shoot with cash prizes for the winners will be held during the day and all proceeds will be donated to the Lincolnshire and Nottinghamshire Air Ambulance.

St John’s Church will be open all day for visitors to view the amazing wall paintings that were discovered in 1939 and a Sheep Fair service will take place from 6.30pm.

The Sheep Fair opens at 10am and will run until 5pm. Visit facebook.com/events/434181073836568 or www.sheepfair.co.uk for details and updates.

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