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2017 - Dates Confirmed
Saturday 29th & Sunday 30th July 2017
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ATTRACTIONS AT THE WORSTEAD FESTIVAL

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** You've been hounding us for this one...**
Westover Vets Dog Show - 2pm (Saturday & Sunday)

The Categories are...

- Beautiful Bitch
- Dashing Dog
- Golden oldie
- Waggiest Tail
- Most Like Owner

£1 per class entry with all funds going to The Animal Welfare Foundation (kings Lynn)
Come along and support this great event.

Two display rings

The ever popular 'country ring' returns in 2016 with displays of Heavy Horses. The main ring will include lots of exciting acts including vintage vehicle displays as well as all the favourites

Worstead 5 Road Run

Please see www.nnbr.co.uk for details. The race usually draws some great crowds so it pays to get your entry in quickly. You’ll be cheered along the route and there’s the chance to chill out with music and a drink after the race.

Main Field

Please see here as well as below

The Worstead Giant Teddy Bears Picnic
Sunday - 12.00 midday


We're bringing live theatre to the village of Worstead this year in association with Arts North Norfolk. Theyre performing Goldilocks & the Three Bears. Bring a picnic, and bring your teddy... we'll be learning all about Porridge and life in the woods! #GoldilocksAtWorstead

Medieval Encampment

In days of old when knights were bold . . .they would have probably enjoyed joining the fun of a festival or two. So this year we’ve invited the Norfolk and Norwich Medieval Association along to join the weekend of fun. There will be the chance to see knights in fighting form, for youngsters to see what wearing the traditional armour was like and have a go at age-old crafts and see a medieval encampment as it would have been all those years ago. They’re an enthusiastic bunch and will be happy to chat about their hobby, encourage you to join in and give you a few tips on archery.

Best of Norfolk Food & Drink Marquee

More details here

Craft Stalls

We've got some particularly talented folk around Worstead and we're aiming to showcase some of the best crafts from the area and nearby. From children's wooden toys to handmade jewellery and stalls selling unusual or funky gifts, the aim is to bring a real cross section of crafters and suppliers to the 2016 festival. Have a browse round and see what you think. Bet you find something you like.

Tradional Sideshows

Including a Coconut Shy, the "Mousetrap" game, Splat the Rat, Bowling for a pig and many more.

Music Stage

Details here

Bouncy Village

Craft Displays

Village Hall

The Village Hall came to life as a benefactor of the festival’s earlier fundraising and in now fundamental part of village life. During the festival it will be serving up traditional teas and visitors can browse indoor stalls. Go on, treat yourself!

Mill Hill

Heavy Horses

Any festival in Worstead wouldn’t be the same without the well-loved heavy horses who will be brought along to delight visitors and parade in a ring dedicated to rural history. There’s the chance to find out more about them from their owners who will be happy to chat.

Vintage Tractors (Starting Handle Club)

Again, the tractors are a big draw as exhibitors take people back in time to a more steady pace of life. There will be the chance to browse around plenty of old models and see some in action. See www.startinghandleclub.co.uk

Norfolk Miltary Vehicle Group

With their fantastic display. See them on Facebook

Animals

Animals can really make an event magic and we will be giving visitors the chance to get up close to a few species. The Raptor Trust will be there with talks in the Country Ring!

Fun Dog Show

We will be holding a Fun Dog Show for all of you canine lovers, so bring your pet dog along and enter them into the show. The Dog Show is on both the Saturday and Sunday and open to everyone. - Run by Westover Vets.
The classes are; Beautiful Bitch, Dashing Dog, Golden Oldie, Waggiest Tail & Most Like Owner.
£1 per class for Charity - The Animal Welfare Foundation.

Chainsaw Sculpture

Pig Racing

Lurcher Display

Church

Worstead’s a weaving village so any celebration of rural life wouldn’t be complete without the Worstead Guild of Weavers, Spinners & Dyers. The group is proud of its heritage and will be demonstrating the art of weaving as well as displaying what the traditional looms can produce.

More weaving info here: www.worsteadweavers.org.uk

Display Ring

Saturday

12.00 Jim Greenwood Lurcher Display
12.30 Wymomdham Falconry
13.00 Pig Racing
13.30 Starting Handle Club Bar Stool Games
14.00 Westover Vet Dog Show
15.00 Vintage Tractor Parade
16.00 Wymomdham Falconry
16.30 Pig Racing
17.00 Jim Greenwood Lurcher Display

Sunday

11.30 Jim Greenwood Lurcher Display
12.00 Teddy Bears Picnic
13.00 Wymondham Falconry
13.30 Starting Handle Club Bar Stool Games
14.00 Westover Vet Dog Show
15.00 Vintage Tractor Parade
16.00 Wymondham Falconry
16.30 Jim Greenwood Lurcher Display

Country Ring

Saturday

11.30 Log Loading Display
12.00 Heavy Horses
13.00 Mediaeval Knights in Combat
13.30 Gun Dog Display
14.00 Heavy Horses

Sunday

11.30 Log Loading Display
12.00 Heavy Horses
13.00 Mediaeval Knights in Combat
13.30 Gun Dog Display
14.00 Heavy Horses