PICTURES: Portishead show enjoyed by hundreds

PUBLISHED: 16:36 31 July 2017

Reuben Grohmann aged seven with his biplane. Picture: Bryan Stokes

Reuben Grohmann aged seven with his biplane. Picture: Bryan Stokes

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Hundreds of visitors flocked to the show field in Portishead at the weekend for one of the town’s biggest summer events.

David Seamark's Sheepdog and Ducks show. Picture: Georgina MeechDavid Seamark's Sheepdog and Ducks show. Picture: Georgina Meech

Along with other annual showpieces such as the carnival and the raft race, Portishead and District Horticultural Society’s annual flower show and country fair always draws in a big crowd.

While the weather over the weekend did not necessarily feel like the end of July, there was still nevertheless plenty to enjoy across the fair on Saturday and Sunday.

Live demonstrations and shows involving sheep and birds of prey were among the most entertaining aspects of the country show.

David Seamark's Sheepdog and Ducks show. Picture: Georgina MeechDavid Seamark's Sheepdog and Ducks show. Picture: Georgina Meech

Other activities including a puppet show for children to enjoy.

There were also a number of competitions held inside the marquee too, with artistic creations, floral displays and more being judged by a panel of experts.

Floral art display. Picture: Bryan StokesFloral art display. Picture: Bryan Stokes

David Seamark's Sheepdog and Ducks show. Picture: Georgina MeechDavid Seamark's Sheepdog and Ducks show. Picture: Georgina Meech

David Seamark's Sheepdog and Ducks show. Picture: Georgina MeechDavid Seamark's Sheepdog and Ducks show. Picture: Georgina Meech

The Falconry School. Picture: Bryan StokesThe Falconry School. Picture: Bryan Stokes

The Falconry School. Picture: Bryan StokesThe Falconry School. Picture: Bryan Stokes

Even mums like Punch and Judy. Picture: Bryan StokesEven mums like Punch and Judy. Picture: Bryan Stokes

The Falconry School. Picture: Bryan StokesThe Falconry School. Picture: Bryan Stokes

Seb Miller's Meercats. Picture: Bryan StokesSeb Miller's Meercats. Picture: Bryan Stokes

David Seamark's Sheepdog and Ducks show. Picture: Georgina MeechDavid Seamark's Sheepdog and Ducks show. Picture: Georgina Meech

Brian Coles, 83, with his seniors collection. Picture: Bryan StokesBrian Coles, 83, with his seniors collection. Picture: Bryan Stokes

The Harlem Rhythm Cats. Picture: Bryan StokesThe Harlem Rhythm Cats. Picture: Bryan Stokes

James Greenham and son know their onions. Picture: Bryan StokesJames Greenham and son know their onions. Picture: Bryan Stokes


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