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Scorton Steam fair to return this Father’s Day weekend

Posted on - 13th June, 2022 - 7:00pm | Author - | Posted in - Garstang, Preston News, Things to Do in and around Preston, Transport, What's On in Preston, Wyre News
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A popular steam fair returns to Scorton Showground this Father’s Day weekend to offer 500 steam, vintage and classic vehicle exhibits.

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On 18 and 19 June, from 9am to 5pm, Scorton Steam will offer daredevil arena shows, an ‘ear-rattling’ mini tractor pulling contest, white knuckle and children’s rides, music, and craft, food and drink stalls after a two-year hiatus.

Headlining the 16th Scorton Steam is the Stannage Stunt Team, a Barnsley-based troupe of professional motorbike riders.

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The Stannage Stunt Team

Scorton Steam event organiser Craig Whittingham said: “We are thrilled to be back – it has been a long two years for everyone involved in Scorton Steam.

“Some of our exhibitors, stall holders and visitors have been with us from the start, so there’s a Scorton Steam family that can’t wait to reunite!

“We believe we are back with a vengeance. We have our most exciting lineup – the Stannage Stunt Team is fearless and will take your breath away with its daring.

“Our tractor pullers are all souped-up and raring to go, our vehicle exhibitors are at the final polish stage, and everyone is eager to welcome what we hope will be a bumper number of visitors.”

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The Stannage Stunt Team

The Stannage Stunt Team has starred on TV and in many films and music videos.

Founded in 1984 by Mark Stannage, it specialises in two-wheel heart-stopping jumps, fire runs, high falls and flaming dives.

The team will showcase its skills in choreographed performances throughout the weekend.

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The Stannage Stunt Team

Scorton Steam is open from 9am to 5pm Saturday and Sunday, with day tickets costing £10 for adults and £8 for concessions and children aged 10 to 16 years.

Under-10s can enjoy free entry, with dogs on leads welcome and free parking.

Tickets are available to purchase online and on the day.

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Scorton Showground is a 30-acre site in the Wyre village of Scorton.

It is signposted and off the A6, 15 minutes from either Junction 32 or 33 of the M6.

For tickets, visit – https://www.scortonsteam.co.uk/

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