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Orsett Show a huge success once again
12:02pm Wednesday 5th September 2012 in News
THOUSANDS of people flocked to the 106th annual Orsett Show to enjoy a packed line-up of dog and horse displays, helicopter rides and a motorcycle stunt show.
Crowds enjoyed a range of displays, including steam engines, classic cars and a circus skills workshop.
Among the highlights were a spectacular show by the Adrenaline Tour – a spectacular quad and motorcycle stunt show which thrilled the crowds.
Other entertainments included Surrey Docks City Farm, birds of prey, fly fishing coaching and a traditional bakery show.
Marquees were packed with selections of locally grown fruit and vegetables plus flower displays and homemade crafts.
David Henderson, who helps out at the show, hailed the event a real success.
He said: “It was a superb day, we don’t know exactly how many visitors we had, but it was thousands and the car parks were absolutely bulging, proving the show is as popular as ever.
“There was lots going on this year, and many of our visitors were experiencing the Orsett Show for the first time.
“The Adrenaline Tour proved especially popular, where a man was doing amazing things on a quad bike, it was spectacular.
“The steam and traction engines were also a big hit, especially with the children, who seemed amazed at the vast machines.
“Preparations for next year’s show are already underway.”
A number of lost property items were handed in after the show, including a car key.
If you lost something on Saturday, call Pat Astell Wood on 01277 210292, or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org