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27/03/2019 - Classic Festivals
The Framlingham Country Show is returning for its 10th year. Organisers are promising a “fun-filled extravaganza” suitable for everyone from children and grow-ups to four-legged friends. This year they have some amazing main-ring acts lined up, bigger and better shopping villages and a new and improved drink area showing off the best of Suffolk, plus much more.
The staple event in Suffolk’s calendar will be returning on the weekend of April 13 and 14, with families across the region invited to enjoy a host of activities – from hair-raising stunt shows to a rare stint of ‘alpaca agility’.
Set in the grounds of Framlingham College, the show promises “something for everybody”, with visitors encouraged to take their pick from a horse and falcon display by Game of Thrones star Jonathan Marshall, mouth-watering cookery demonstrations, an array of classic cars, and music from the Suffolk Youth Orchestra.
Britain’s Got Talent fans will also have the opportunity to catch a glimpse of Dima and his Dancing Dogs, while thrill lovers can enjoy an adrenaline-fuelled display from the headlining Rocket Motorbike Stunt Team, a talented troupe of youngsters set to entertain with airborne stunts and a formation riding performance.
The show will be running alongside the Framlingham Festival of Dogs, with four-legged family members invited to enter one of the charity dog shows or ‘have a go’ dog agility sessions.
Animal lovers may also wish to hold a tarantula, pet a lamb or watch some ‘alpaca agility’. More than 150 food and drink producers and shopping stands will also be available to browse.
A spokeswoman for the event team said: “We are really looking forward to the Framlingham Country Show this year on its 10th anniversary and excited to be back at the wonderful grounds of Framlingham College with the amazing backdrop of Framlingham Castle, which is what gives the show such a unique feel. We are delighted with many of our new and added attractions and cannot wait to see what our visitors will think.”
Tickets are £8.50 for adults and £3.50 for children aged five to 13, and can be found on the show’s website.
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