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The Cornish Winter Fair at Wadebridge

Wadebridge     Food and Drink

Come and celebrate all that's great about Cornish farming and food at The Cornish Winter Fair on Saturday 21 November 2015.

It's a free event, held entirely under cover here within the Exhibition Halls at the Royal Cornwall Events Centre, Wadebridge. There's plenty of free parking on site. The event runs from 10am until 5pm.

There will be plenty of farm animals that you can get up close to, an food and farming educational discovery zone where you can learn more about local agriculture and food production. There will be opportunity to 'Have a Go' at things like milking a (mock!) cow and grooming a pony. It'll be great fun for all of the family.

It'll be a great place to kick off your Christmas shopping. With an array of Cornish food and drink producers on hand to show you how they create their quality products, with chance to try and buy their delicacies. There will also be craft stalls selling fantastic locally created gifts. There'll be pop-up cafe selling food and drink as well.

Wadebridge Prime Stock Show

The event incorporates the Wadebridge Prime Stock Show, which has been running for 137 years. It's all about competitions. The packed prize schedule includes cattle and sheep showing, produce, craft and cookery classes. There are competitive classes for children, local schools, WI and Young Farmers' Clubs.

Why not get involved and enter a class or two this year. Could you be crowned Cornwall's best baker or grow the biggest potato? You can take in the cattle and sheep judging. Who'll be taking home the silverware this year?

When is it?

The Cornish Winter Fair takes place on Saturday 21 November 2015 at the Royal Cornwall Events Centre, Wadebridge (Sat Nav: PL27 7JE).

Opening times are: 10am - 5pm

How much is it to get in?

Entry is completetely FREE of charge and we've got acres of free parking on site as well. The event is totally undercover - so it'll be great for all the family, no matter what the weather.

Further information and full class details, schedules and entry forms can be found at www.royalcornwallshow.org/other-events/the-cornish-winter-fair/. or call 01208 814489


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