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See pictures of the 115th Bacton Fayre and Flower Show, with rain failing to dampen spirits

PUBLISHED: 17:09 07 August 2017

A police car on display at the Bacton Fayre and Flower Show. Picture: ROB HALE

A police car on display at the Bacton Fayre and Flower Show. Picture: ROB HALE

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The 115th annual fayre and flower show in a Mid Suffolk town has been hailed a success – despite the rain.

There was plenty on offer to keep visitors entertained. Picture: ROB HALE There was plenty on offer to keep visitors entertained. Picture: ROB HALE

This year saw the 115th Bacton Fayre and Flower Show held on a rainy Saturday in the village near Stowmarket.

The show’s centrepiece managed to lighten up proceedings, with the flower marquee also helping to keep visitors dry.

The show featured novelty races, stalls, crafts, trade stands, vintage and classic Cars, tractors, the Stowmarket Boys Brigade Marching Band and much more.

Organiser Rosemary Jeffries said: “It was a really good day. We had one of the best ever flower marquees, and the rain met we got one of our best attendances in the marquee as well.

A 'policeman' makes an arrest at the Bacton Fayre and Flower Show. Picture: ROB HALE A 'policeman' makes an arrest at the Bacton Fayre and Flower Show. Picture: ROB HALE

“The parachute team had to cancel due to the weather unfortunately, but we just had a few races to fill the gap.

“It was a really enjoyable day and the rain made for a great atmosphere actually.”

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