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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.

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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