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This walk: 2013-9-10. Widecombe Fair.

 

Setting up a stall.

 

Thatchers' straw craft.

 

Judging ponies.

 

Top seller!

 

James.

 

Mr. & Mrs. Town Crier.

 

I remember my primary school head master driving an Austin 7 in 1951-1955.

 

Another Austin Seven.

 

 

 

Another view.

 

Sheep judging.

 

Hello, sweetheart!

 

Modern stuff.

 

Cake judging tent.

 

Jihn Deere tractors.

 

New tractors.

 

The thatcher's art.

 

Uncle Tom Cobley and friends ......

 

That man again.

 

Dartmoor Border Morris from Meavy .....

 

Morris.

 

Morris.

 

..... and bang went the drum.

 

The important part of the fair, before it got crowded .....

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Entertainment in the beer tent ..... there were manny acts throughout the day .....

 

 

 

The Wag of Widecombe, Tony Beard at work .....

 

 

 

First youngster home from the Round-the-fiekd race, for  under-fourteens.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

One of out favourites!

 

 

 

 

 

Country dancing, or step dancing.

 

 

 

Hornsby heavy oil engine, used to drive a belt that in turn powered various tools etc.

 

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A Hornsby heavy oil engine.

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Length 15 secs

 

 

 

 

Field Marshall tractor.

 

Ransomes MG5 crawler tractor - we used to have one!  MG = Market Garden.

 

 

 

 

 

Cattle class.

 

First man home from the Uncle Tom Cobley Downhill Race.

 

The Dartmoor Society stand.

 

 

 

A Crier .....

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Parade of the prize-winning cattle.

 

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Austin Seven parade.

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Length 39 secs

 

 

 

 

 

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Ransomes tractor - with commentary about the following tractors - I missed the important part of the chat!

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Length 20 secs

 

 

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Ransomes tractor - with just the sound of childhood!

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Length 20 secs

 

 

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The parade of the old tractors.

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Length 48 secs

 

Hay bale tossing competition.

 

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