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‘Best year to date’ for Swanton Morley’s annual tractor rally

PUBLISHED: 15:40 19 June 2017

Swanton Morley Tractor Rally. Picture Tina Potter

Swanton Morley Tractor Rally. Picture Tina Potter

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Hundreds turned out to a village’s annual tractor rally to see parades of classic cars and a big line-up of tractors and farming vehicles.

Swanton Morley Tractor Rally. Picture Tina Potter Swanton Morley Tractor Rally. Picture Tina Potter

The Swanton Morley Tractor and Bygone Rally was held at the village hall and included a huge range of attractions.

A cavalcade of vintage machines took a tour of local roads and even stopped at the Mermaid in Elsing for a much-needed drink.

Committee member Tina Potter said: “We had an amazing weekend with hundreds of people attending each day. We had Big Andy Clarke from Big Andy’s gym in Dereham showing off his skills along with some of his friends.

“Sarah Probert sang some 1940s music in the main ring whilst we had the land army girls display. This was along with our usual classic car and tractor displays.

Swanton Morley Tractor Rally. Picture Tina Potter Swanton Morley Tractor Rally. Picture Tina Potter

“We had lots of indoor and outdoor stalls also Gray’s funfair provided us with rides and games. This was definitely our best year to date.”

Swanton Morley Tractor Rally. Picture Tina Potter Swanton Morley Tractor Rally. Picture Tina Potter

The Swanton Morley Tractor rally. Picture: Henry Atkinson The Swanton Morley Tractor rally. Picture: Henry Atkinson

The Swanton Morley Tractor cavalcade stopped off at Elsing Mermaid. Picture: Henry Atkinson The Swanton Morley Tractor cavalcade stopped off at Elsing Mermaid. Picture: Henry Atkinson

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