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Uppingham Fatstock show returns to Rutland



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A historic market has returned to Rutland.

Uppingham Fatstock Show, which was cancelled during the covid pandemic last year, took place on Wednesday (November 24), this time attracting national TV attention.

Presenter Adam Henson and a film crew from BBC One’s Countryfile came to produce a segment for the show’s Christmas to be broadcast on December 19.

Harry Upton and Bea Bea Cox with a Highland cow calf. Photo: Alan Walters
Harry Upton and Bea Bea Cox with a Highland cow calf. Photo: Alan Walters

Adam said: “It’s a lovely event to come and see and I’m impressed by the turnout.

“It showcases history and reminds us to not forget the past.”

Dozens of animals were taken to the show by the farming community in the hope of winning a prize.

Countryfile's Adam Henson taking a break from filming. Photo: Alan Walters
Countryfile's Adam Henson taking a break from filming. Photo: Alan Walters

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Parading around the ring. Photo: Alan Walters
Parading around the ring. Photo: Alan Walters


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