Bumper crowds are flocking to the Peak District for the opening day of Bakewell Show.
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More than 60,000 revellers are expected to attend the two-day summer extravaganza for an exciting mix of family-themed attractions and agricultural delights.
Show manager Janet Bailey said: “We were a bit disappointed to see the grim weather this morning but we know that come rain or shine people will have a fantastic time.”
Angela Stevens has travelled all the way from Australia to be part of the much-loved event, now in its 182nd year.
Speaking before entering Bakewell Showground, the 36-year-old said: “I’m so excited.
“Nothing was going to stop me attending – not even a 24-hour flight.”
This year’s spectacular boasts an array of attractions including daredevil motorcyclists and a dancing robot as well as the usual horticultural exhibits, dog shows and livestock contests.
And visitors have been urged to check out a stunning wall painting depicting the many delights on offer at Bakewell Show.
The mural – made up of pictures drawn by arty Derbyshire pupils – takes pride of place in the main meeting room at the show’s new £369,000 offices, which opened in May.
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