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Nottinghamshire County Show at Newark Showground back with a bang



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A huge crowd packed out Newark Showground on Saturday for the Nottinghamshire County Show.

The day was bathed in sunshine and, in the afternoon, there wasn't a bottle of water or can of pop left at any of the catering facilities.

A bumper crowd watched the action. (56668937)
A bumper crowd watched the action. (56668937)

There were exhibits, performances and activities in abundance.

Trade stands were thronged with people and shade was at premium.

The parade of vintage farming vehicles. (56668928)
The parade of vintage farming vehicles. (56668928)

The show, curtailed from two days to one, due to the pandemic, and returning after a two-year absence, was a throw back very much to its agricultural roots.

The East Midlands Rock Choir, which included performers from Newark and Southwell. (56668934)
The East Midlands Rock Choir, which included performers from Newark and Southwell. (56668934)

Firm favourites such as the showjumping, livestock classes and the South Notts Hunt were joined by YFC lawnmower racing and celebrations of The Queen's Platinum Jubilee.

The South Notts Hunt in the main ring. (56668931)
The South Notts Hunt in the main ring. (56668931)

The stirring sound of the RAF’s only remaining airworthy second world war Lancaster bomber will filled the skies too.

To see the event in pictures in full, and perhaps spot yourself, see the Advertiser online Monday.



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