Sun shines on Weston-under-Redcastle Village Show

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Organisers have hailed an annual village show in north Shropshire a huge success.

Organisers have hailed an annual village show in north Shropshire a huge success.

Weston-under-Redcastle Village Show opened on 11.30am on Sunday with the Royal Irish Regiment and Sir Beville Stanier, who had lived in the area.

Animals, competitions and glorious sunshine helped to make it a success, organisers have said.

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Organisers estimate that about 800 adults and 300 children arrived to take part in the show.

Visitors were treated to a number of activities during the day including a classic car display, a dog show, a bail assault course, Shire horses, chickens, alpacas, wheel barrow races and North Shropshire Hounds and Beagles display.

There was also a barbecue, refreshments, cake stalls and homemade jams.


A flower and produce tent with a number of vegetables and crafts and childrens' section was also at the show.

Children were invited to join in the fun by taking part in an Olympic Games- style event with music and flags.

Sylvia Griffiths, one of the organisers, said: "It was a really happy and sunny day.

"It was a typical village show. It was tremendous.


"It was a very successful day and I want to thank everyone for coming and supporting the event.

"We had so many helpers from outside the village ."

The show was held in aid of the village hall and church.

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