Annual Spring Fair returns to Market Drayton farm

By Rob Smith | Market Drayton | North Shropshire entertainment | Published:

A farm will host its annual spring fair, giving families the chance to ride ponies and see a variety of animal displays.

Children at Fordhall Organic Farm

The Fordhall Organic Farm's spring fair will return on April 28, with offbeat events including duck herding, tractor trailer rides, a straw bale maze and a dog show.

There will also be a number of trade stands and the opportunity to visit the farm's newest lambs, and a falconry display.

A spokesperson for organisers Shropshire Festivals said: "There will be lots for the whole family to enjoy.

“The spring fair is one of our flagship events, and we love welcoming visitors from the local area and beyond, for a day of fun that celebrates the changing season in our beautiful county.”

The event will run between 10am and 4pm. Tickets cost £3 per person and under-fours go free. To buy tickets and learn more visit

Proceeds will go towards the farm's education programme, which incorporates free teaching visits to the farm for school groups.

Rob Smith

By Rob Smith

Senior reporter for the Shropshire Star based at Ketley in Telford.


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