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See pictures as thousands enjoy Southwell Ploughing Match

Southwell Ploughing Match.'Ethel and Robin Worthington with Neil Lancaster, left, put Penny and Lizzie through their paces.
Southwell Ploughing Match.'Ethel and Robin Worthington with Neil Lancaster, left, put Penny and Lizzie through their paces.

Thousands of eager farming fans flocked to the fields to enjoy the annual Southwell Ploughing Match.

The day saw farming fun with ploughing competitions, animal displays and an array of attractions for the whole family at Little Carlton.

Southwell Ploughing Match. 'Anya Dewey Clarke, 3, encourages her mount, Little Mo Mo with mum Anna Clarke.

Southwell Ploughing Match. 'Anya Dewey Clarke, 3, encourages her mount, Little Mo Mo with mum Anna Clarke.

Janet Carr, who was at the show, said: “Excellent show as always. Congratulations and thanks to the committee and the army of volunteers that made it happen. Hard work, but worth it.”

Helen Bryan said: “A marvellous show that was well organised with a fabulous atmosphere. So much hard work has gone into making this a top class event.”

Southwell Ploughing Match.'Les Dodds keeps an eye on his work in the crawler section.

Southwell Ploughing Match.'Les Dodds keeps an eye on his work in the crawler section.

Southwell Ploughing Match.'Visitors to the Ploughing Match at Little Carlton enjoy the show and the sunny weather.

Southwell Ploughing Match.'Visitors to the Ploughing Match at Little Carlton enjoy the show and the sunny weather.