Newspaper article Evening Gazette (Middlesbrough, England)

Showtime - Now Including Ferrets

Newspaper article Evening Gazette (Middlesbrough, England)

Showtime - Now Including Ferrets

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CLEVELAND Show is moving to a temporary base this year - but that won't stop the fun being as action packed as ever.

The day long annual event will be held at the Prissick sports base, Middlesbrough tomorrow.

Highlights this year include a display by one of Britain's top stuntmen - so be prepared for some thrills and spills in the main ring.

The Mark Stannage International Stunt Team is known for spectacular escapades which include car, motorbike, fire, escapology and high fall stunts designed to wow the crowds.

But that's not the only highlight of the day. The Cleveland Police Band will be performing, there'll be a vintage machinery display and all of the traditional livestock and horticulture competition classes so beloved of agricultural shows will take place.

For the first time this year, explains show secretary Val Thomson, there'll also be ferret racing.

"We'll have all the usual classes for small livestock and horticulture," says Val. …

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