BAKEWELL SHOW: Spectacle jumps into action!

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Bakewell Show has jumped into action – a day earlier than usual.

Organisers are hosting a special equestrian event today (see video for a picture slideshow) with the official spectacle starting tomorrow and continuing on Thursday.

NDET 6-8-13 RKH 4 - Bakewell Show Equestrian Michaela Catterall on Master Sauce in the Topspec Middleweight show Hunter class.

NDET 6-8-13 RKH 4 - Bakewell Show Equestrian Michaela Catterall on Master Sauce in the Topspec Middleweight show Hunter class.

More than 60,000 fun-seeking revellers are expected to flock to this year’s show to enjoy an exciting mix of family-themed attractions and agricultural delights.

The main attraction promises to be Gullivers’ Carnival Spectacular, a Victoriana-style trick riding display presented by the Stampede Stunt Company.

And the much-loved traditional extravaganza – now in its 183rd year – will boast the usual animal contests, cookery demonstrations, horticultural exhibits, craft displays and vintage and classic cars.

Bakewell Show manager Janet Bailey said: “There really will be something for everybody.”

Log on to www.bakewellshow.org for more information.

For more coverage of Bakewell Show – including pictures and video – keep checking www.derbyshiretimes.co.uk and pick up a copy of Thursday’s paper.

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