Fur and feathers at East of England Autumn Show

East of England Autumn Show
East of England Autumn Show
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The East of England Showground will host a fantastic family day out packed with fun, fur and feathers on Sunday, October 12.

The one-day Autumn Show is the only event of its kind in the region. It mixes family fun, outdoor pursuits and country living, using the vast indoor and outdoor space of the Peterborough venue.

Brand new for this year is the Strongman Challenge and the Great Eastern Craft Fair giving visitors the chance to flex their muscles and show off their cooking and creative skills.

In addition, volunteers from the Sue Ryder Thorpe Hall appeal will be staging a vintage clothing fashion show – another first for the event.

For the younger visitors there will be appearances throughout the day by Pontypandy’s very own hero next door, Fireman Sam and Norman Price.

Other attractions include the popular Wisbech Shire Horse Show, boasting heavy horses dressed in their traditional glory; giant vegetable competition; Scruffts - the Kennel Club’s search for crossbreed of the year; duck and sheepdog displays; gundog scurry; chinchilla show; sheep show; classic cars; vintage tractors; birds of prey displays; pony club team show jumping; poultry show; exhibitions of rare breed cattle, sheep, pigs and goats; donkey rides; The Supreme London Championships small livestock show - billed as the rabbit world’s equivalent of Crufts; numerous trade stands and a craft fair.

Advance tickets are available from www.seetickets.com priced £4 for children, £6 for senior citizens, £8 for adults and £20 for a family ticket.

Visit www.peterborougharena.com for details and information on how to enter the various competitions taking place on the day.

Next weekend the arena will host The National Festival of Railway Modelling on Saturday October 18 and Sunday, October 19. www.model-railways-live.co.uk.