5 July 2002

Strange bedfellows at the SUMMERSHOW

The summer show season is under way and behind the scenes a huge amount

of planning is involved in deciding which stand goes where and next to who.

Tim Relf ponders, with tongue firmly in cheek, various organisations

that might make uncomfortable next-door neighbours

Free wine tasting

The egg show

The ferret club

Bespoke wooden furniture

Try rifle shooting

Stunt ATV driving

Young Farmers

The antiques tent

The Meat and Livestock Commission

The portaloos

Have a go at tank driving

The breakfast wagon

The rabbit show

The chainsaw demonstration

The RSPB

Health and Safety

The Womens Institute

The bar

The Vegetarian Society

Society for Clean Air