“Best of Norfolk” showcased at Wolterton Hall summer fair

Campaign to Protect Rural England (CPRE) Norfolk branch director Helen Leith with Bewilderwood owner

Campaign to Protect Rural England (CPRE) Norfolk branch director Helen Leith with Bewilderwood owner Tom Blofeld, who officially opened a CPRE summer fair held at Wolterton Hall. Picture: KAREN BETHELL - Credit: Archant

Some of Norfolk's most popular artisan food and drink was showcased at a summer fair held by the Campaign to Protect Rural England (CPRE) at north Norfolk stately home Wolterton Hall on Sunday.

Felbeck Trust wildlife charity secretary Helen Dawson giving a spinning demonstration a CPRE summer

Felbeck Trust wildlife charity secretary Helen Dawson giving a spinning demonstration a CPRE summer fair held at Wolterton Hall. Picture: KAREN BETHELL - Credit: Archant

The event, which was opened by Tom Blofeld of Norfolk Broads adventure park Bewilderwood, included stalls run by local producers, artists and craftspeople, as well as a classic car show, a dog show, countryside and wildlife charity stalls and a mini-beast stand with centipedes, reptiles, spiders and giant African land snails.

Ed Mackay of Mini Monsters with Trinnie the tarantula. Picture: KAREN BETHELL

Ed Mackay of Mini Monsters with Trinnie the tarantula. Picture: KAREN BETHELL - Credit: Archant

Thanking Mr Blofeld and Wolterton Hall owners Peter Sheppard and Keith Day for their support, fair organiser Helen Leith, who is CPRE Norfolk branch director, said the event aimed to raise the profile of the charity, as well as raising funds.

Campaign to Protect Rural England (CPRE) summer fair held at Wolterton Hall. Picture: KAREN BETHELL

Campaign to Protect Rural England (CPRE) summer fair held at Wolterton Hall. Picture: KAREN BETHELL - Credit: Archant

'It's a way of letting people know who we are in a fabulous setting,' she added. 'And it is also a great opportunity to show off the best of Norfolk.'

Tucking in to local fare at the Campaign to Protect Rural England (CPRE) summer fair held at Woltert

Tucking in to local fare at the Campaign to Protect Rural England (CPRE) summer fair held at Wolterton Hall. Picture: KAREN BETHELLl. Picture: KAREN BETHELL - Credit: Archant

Classic cars on show at a Campaign to Protect Rural England (CPRE) summer fair held at Wolterton Hal

Classic cars on show at a Campaign to Protect Rural England (CPRE) summer fair held at Wolterton Hall. Picture: KAREN BETHELL - Credit: Archant


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Campaign to Protect Rural England (CPRE) summer fair held at Wolterton Hall. Picture: KAREN BETHELL

Campaign to Protect Rural England (CPRE) summer fair held at Wolterton Hall. Picture: KAREN BETHELL - Credit: Archant

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