PHOTOS: Dairy festival draws big crowds to Weston seafront with variety of animals on show

PUBLISHED: 16:59 05 August 2019 | UPDATED: 15:28 08 August 2019

A dairy festival was held in Weston.    Picture: MARK ATHERTON

A dairy festival was held in Weston. Picture: MARK ATHERTON

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Creatures and crafts attracted big crowds to Weston’s seafront over the weekend, as a dairy festival attracted big crowds.

A dairy festival was held in Weston.    Picture: MARK ATHERTONA dairy festival was held in Weston. Picture: MARK ATHERTON

The Beach Lawns were buzzing with activity from Thursday to Sunday, as families enjoyed the chance to get up close and personal with a wide range of animals.

Youngsters relished browsing the array of pens, with cows, chickens, sheep, rabbits and more on display.

A dairy festival was held in Weston.    Picture: MARK ATHERTONA dairy festival was held in Weston. Picture: MARK ATHERTON

Farmers were also on hand to give demonstrations on sheep sheering and milking.

In addition to celebrating the North Somerset's farming heritage, the festival also featured a wide range of stalls in a marquee - as traders showcased their crafty creations.

A dairy festival was held in Weston.    Picture: MARK ATHERTONA dairy festival was held in Weston. Picture: MARK ATHERTON

A street food market was just a short walk away, too, as guests enjoyed a bite to eat.

A dairy festival was held in Weston.    Picture: MARK ATHERTONA dairy festival was held in Weston. Picture: MARK ATHERTON

A dairy festival was held in Weston.    Picture: MARK ATHERTONA dairy festival was held in Weston. Picture: MARK ATHERTON

A dairy festival was held in Weston.    Picture: MARK ATHERTONA dairy festival was held in Weston. Picture: MARK ATHERTON

A dairy festival was held in Weston.    Picture: MARK ATHERTONA dairy festival was held in Weston. Picture: MARK ATHERTON

A dairy festival was held in Weston.    Picture: MARK ATHERTONA dairy festival was held in Weston. Picture: MARK ATHERTON

A dairy festival was held in Weston.    Picture: MARK ATHERTONA dairy festival was held in Weston. Picture: MARK ATHERTON

A dairy festival was held in Weston.    Picture: MARK ATHERTONA dairy festival was held in Weston. Picture: MARK ATHERTON

A dairy festival was held in Weston.    Picture: MARK ATHERTONA dairy festival was held in Weston. Picture: MARK ATHERTON

A dairy festival was held in Weston.    Picture: MARK ATHERTONA dairy festival was held in Weston. Picture: MARK ATHERTON

A dairy festival was held in Weston.    Picture: MARK ATHERTONA dairy festival was held in Weston. Picture: MARK ATHERTON

A dairy festival was held in Weston.    Picture: MARK ATHERTONA dairy festival was held in Weston. Picture: MARK ATHERTON

A dairy festival was held in Weston.    Picture: MARK ATHERTONA dairy festival was held in Weston. Picture: MARK ATHERTON

A dairy festival was held in Weston.    Picture: MARK ATHERTONA dairy festival was held in Weston. Picture: MARK ATHERTON

A dairy festival was held in Weston.    Picture: MARK ATHERTONA dairy festival was held in Weston. Picture: MARK ATHERTON

A dairy festival was held in Weston.    Picture: MARK ATHERTONA dairy festival was held in Weston. Picture: MARK ATHERTON

A dairy festival was held in Weston.    Picture: MARK ATHERTONA dairy festival was held in Weston. Picture: MARK ATHERTON


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