Biddenden Tractorfest

Tractorfest’s size and scope further increase

In recent days the size and scope of the forthcoming Biddenden Tractorfest and Country Fair have further increased.

The number of stalls and attractions has risen to over 130, even more making the event –  to be held on 22 and 23 August – a great draw for families.

In addition to the stalls and attractions, about 100 tractors are expected to be shown along with 65 classic cars, 25 historic motorcycles, over 30 stationary engines and some 50 examples of special interest horticultural machinery.

Staged at Beech Lane Field, Sissinghurst Road, Biddenden, the Tractorfest will showcase rural activities, and organisations and businesses based in and around Biddenden.

Other highlights will include the Hurst Green Shires, a sheep shearing demonstration, terrier racing, a miniature railway, pony rides, Magic Martin, a circus workshop and the Wiggly Worm Show.

As well as vehicle parades, the arena programmes will feature dog obedience and agility, Morris dancing, birds of prey, and a dog herding ducks.

Elsewhere there will be demonstrations of wool spinning, woodturning, basketry and trug making.

Visitors will be able to try archery and opt for an overview of the countryside with a helicopter flight.

The event will also feature a large collection of rural craft, food and catering stalls.

For more information about the Biddenden Tractorfest and Country Fair telephone 07934 270500.