2012 Cheshire Game and Country Fair, Tabley Showground, Knutsford.

PUBLISHED: 20:02 23 September 2012 | UPDATED: 21:56 20 February 2013

Tom Longton presenting his sheepdog display in the arena

Tom Longton presenting his sheepdog display in the arena

An action-packed programme of countryside events provided a thrilling weekend for visitors to the Tabley Showground, near Knutsford.

An action-packed programme of countryside events provided a thrilling weekend for visitors to the Tabley Showground, near Knutsford.


Agricultural skills and endeavours like falconry, lumberjack sports, archery, clayshoot, sheepdog, and equestrian events created an absorbing spectacle.


As in previous years, one of the highlights of the Cheshire Game and Country Fair was the chainsaw carving and sculptures. But as children disembarked from the bouncy castles and rides to watch the men wielding chainsaws, the message was: Dont try this at home!

Photography by John Cocks

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