Attractions galore at annual Chatsworth country fair

Chatsworth Country Fair, the Duke and Duchess of Devonshire with Olympiian Sir Matthew Pinsent and the Royal Signals White Helmets motorcycle display team
Chatsworth Country Fair, the Duke and Duchess of Devonshire with Olympiian Sir Matthew Pinsent and the Royal Signals White Helmets motorcycle display team
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Organisers are gearing up for the biggest and best Chatsworth Country Fair ever, when it gets underway this Friday.

The annual three-day event attracts thousands of visitors and this year TV presenter and farmer Adam Henson will be making his debut as Chatsworth Country Fair president.

Attractions and entertainments take place until 6.30pm each day.

He will be meeting and greeting visitors and sharing his farming knowledge and insights into rural life.

New attractions this year include the world famous Ukrainian Cossack Stunt Team who will be bringing their legendary riding skills to the Grand Ring.

The Band of the Corps of the Royal Engineers set to provide the musical entertainment.

The Essex Dog Display Team - regarded as the top dog display team in Britain, are hoping to wow the crowds in the Grand Ring on Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

Other highlights include the Jump4Heroes Extreme Human Flight Team, The Mounted Games Association of Great Britain, Allcomer’s Dog Racing with Adrian Francis, Charlotte Hill birds of prey demonstrations, British Scurry and Trials Driving, aerobatics, vintage cars, hound parade, massed pipe bands and a hot air balloon lift at dawn and dusk.

There are also aerobatics, a fairground and plenty of other entertainments.

The red arrows will also be carrying out a fly-over.

The event is on Friday 4, Saturday 5 and Sunday 6 September.

Gates open at 9am each day.

Advance tickets are £18 with children under-14 free. For more information and ticketing options, visit www.chatsworthcountryfair.co.uk