The 30th Masham Sheep Fair

So the 30th Masham Sheep Fair took place over the weekend and once again it brought a wide range of sheep…obviously and Morris dancers and ice cream and sheepdogs herding ducks – as you do – and skipping and teddy boys and hats and wool-weaving and large potatoes and geese and sheep-racing jumping over hurdlesContinue reading “The 30th Masham Sheep Fair”

Pickering Game and Country Fair

One of the first country shows in North Yorkshire took place over this weekend as the Pickering Game and Country show got underway.┬áSet in acres of parkland close to the North Yorkshire Moors this annual event celebrates all aspects of the countryside and offers an opportunity for visitors to watch and experience much of whatContinue reading “Pickering Game and Country Fair”

Cattle wash here

The Stokesley Agricultural Show remains one of the biggest one-day shows to be held in the north of England. Attracting entrants from all over the country who come to enter their animals into the different categories of livestock, horses and other events for judging. Dating back to 1859 the show has ran every year apartContinue reading “Cattle wash here”

Pickering Traction Engine Rally

The 61st annual traction engine rally takes place in Pickering in North Yorkshire this weekend. Starting today the event has the largest line up of Showman’s engines and fairground organs in the north of England and boasts over a thousand vintage and classic cars, commercials, tractors and motorcycles along with arena attractions, fun fairs, steamContinue reading “Pickering Traction Engine Rally”