Great Eccleston Show still a success despite the rain

A rural show was once again a huge success despite the weather.

Sunday, 16th July 2017, 3:01 pm
Updated Tuesday, 18th July 2017, 8:35 am
The annual Great Eccleston Agricultural Show. Thomas Hayton aged 12 from Garstang with his British Saddleback pig. Picture by Paul Heyes, Saturday July 15, 2017.

Rain poured on Saturday as Great Eccleston show began on Garstang Road.

But it didn’t dampen anyone’s spirits with all of the main exhibits and events still going ahead.

Press officer for the show Fiona Drummond said: “Everything went to plan other than the weather.

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The annual Great Eccleston Agricultural Show. Rain lashes the show. Picture by Paul Heyes, Saturday July 15, 2017.

“We had some phenomenal exhibits and the tractor pull was a great spectacle.

“There was some really high quality in the marquees including the cakes, cheeses, floral exhibits and photography.

“It was really good day. Once again we’ve been really well supported by the locals and look forward to next year’s.”

The annual Great Eccleston Agricultural Show. The Shire horses on parade. Picture by Paul Heyes, Saturday July 15, 2017.
The annual Great Eccleston Agricultural Show. Rain lashes the show. Picture by Paul Heyes, Saturday July 15, 2017.
The annual Great Eccleston Agricultural Show. The Shire horses on parade. Picture by Paul Heyes, Saturday July 15, 2017.