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IF youfancyagreatday out forall the family,the Vale of Glamorgan Show is taking place on Wednesday, August 22, at Fonmon Castle Park, near CardiffAirport. There will be sheep, cat-
tle, pigs and horses on displayand competing. The main ring this year hosts adisplaybyThe Devil’s Horsemen –they will be jousting and showing us all their death-defying stunts on horseback. Their team are used in
manyofthe television and film recordings made in this country. There will also be a sheepdogtrials and a vintage tractor display. The spectacular Grand
Parade of prize-winning animals at 3pm in the Main Ring. The KC-registered dog showisaspectacle with
dogs of all shapes and sizes competing forthe manycoveted awards –if youwould like to enter, please contact Mr and Mrs Pask 01656 863162. Forboth those of you
who are serious and the novice gardeners there are manycompetitions to enter in the horticultural show–ring Mrs Griffin 01446 711282 forasched- ule.
The home produce ladies would love to hear from anyone who would like to enter their compe- titions in needlework, art, photography and baking, to name but a few–ring Mrs Lewis on 01443 225282. We are very happy to welcome backthe bee- keepers with their stand as well as the sheep shearing and wool spin- ners and weavers –our agricultural marquee
will again house Daisy the cow, who can be milked...! There is alarge craft marquee with many unusual hand-made crafts –manyideal as Christmas presents. There is also alarge shopping mall forsmall individual traders not usually seen on the High Street. The food hall is full of fabulous temptations, with unusual cakes, cider,cheeses and chut- neys,toname but afew. There are more than
200 trade stands on the showfield as well as a fair ground, food units, bars and children’s entertainment. Take alook at the show
, formore information, and come along fora greatday out!
Get artistic aboutthe Superdragons
ART ATTACK: Lucy Reading paints a
Superdragon in John Frost Square
AREyou readyfor the next invasion of Superdragons? Newport Council is holding an art competi- tion foranyone out there, both individuals and schools,who have been inspired by the Superdragons. Design and make a
dragon using all kinds of
art forms (photography, film, fine art, drawing or sculpture) and all entries will be exhibited in the Riverfront Art Basement Gallery during August. The agecategories are under-fives,six-eight- year-olds,eight-11-year- olds,11-16-year-olds and 16+. All winners receive a
bumper packofdragon goodies and afamilytick- et!
Formore infoonthe SuperDragons 2, go to www.newport.gov.uk/
newportfestival The deadline forappli-
cations forthe competi- tion is August 1 (send/drop offyour con- tribution to the Arts DevelopmentTeamat The Riverfront). All entries will be on displayinThe Riverfront Gallery fromAugust 8- September 7.
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13 OUT&ABOUT Afull day and fun for everybody at the Vale of Glamorgan show
APIECE OF THE FUN: Vale of Glamorgan show will be lots of fun
For all that’s good about the county...
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