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Shropshire children invited to enjoy half term fun at show across the border
19 May 2015
by Dani Wozencroft

Thousands of Shropshire families are expected to travel across the border for the two day Staffordshire County Show half term event later this month.
Organisers said they attracted visitors from miles around to the showground in Stafford and are expecting to attract 60,000 people.
Advanced tickets for the show on May 27 and 28 are now on sale.
This year’s event will see the star attraction Bolddog Lings FMX Motorcycle Display Team perform in the main ring.
Whilst a flock of dancing sheep will show off their skills as part of The Sheep Show led by Richard Savory from New Zealand.
The show stars Nobby the Norfolk Horn and includes a shearing demonstration. It culminates in a performance of dancing sheep otherwise known as the Sheep Show Hustle.
Richard Williams, chief executive of Staffordshire and Birmingham Agricultural Society which organises the two day show, said: “We have many families travel to our show from Shropshire.
“With our show being within this month’s half term it is a perfect day out for the children whether they are spending time with their parents or perhaps being cared for by their grandparents whilst their parents work.
“It really is so many shows within one show – there is something for everyone.
“We are just 40 minutes from Telford so it really is a day out for under £40 for all the family within easy travelling distance.”
Mr Williams added: “The dancing sheep are fantastic and we are sure it will capture the hearts and attention of children and adults alike coming to the show this May half term.
“We understand Shaun the Sheep the movie has been quite a hit so we are hoping our sheep show will be too.
“Whilst the motorcycle display team will certainly capture the attention of the motorbike enthusiasts and I’m sure there will be little boys and girls who want to join the Bolddog Lings after they see the show.”
Other attractions at this year’s show include extensive food hall and cookery theatre, Woodfest for the children, a vintage machinery parade, Young Farmer’s floats, along with the country pursuits area with falconry, sheep show, sheepdog and duck display and horse shoeing. Youngsters can also enjoy the donkey rides and animal experience.
Tickets are available from the show office or the website http://www.staffscountyshowground.co.uk/ and various outlets.
For more information visit the website or call 01785 258 060 or email enquiries@staffscountyshowground.co.uk.