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Dates: Thursday 28th September Sunday 1st October
Event: Driffield Dog Show
Location: Wetherby Racecourse, York Road, Wetherby, LS22 5EJ
Amount raised: £274.50

This was our second year attending this event but this year we were put amongst the other stall holders. We remembered some of them from the previous year's quiz night so had some good banter with them which helped as the weather this year was awful. The ground around the site became like a mud pit and all the dogs being shown were covered in mud, including the owners and visitors to the event. We managed to sell something on each of the first 3 days but Sunday seemed to be our busiest day which was a saving grace.

Packing up on the Sunday was a nightmare as we were told no vehicles were allowed off the site due to the risk of getting stuck and damaging the grounds. So we got settled to stay an extra night, sent John and Christine home as we wouldn't be able to move the caravan until the Monday and put our tea on. We then found out that they were moving people off the site as they couldn't guarantee they would be able to move people on the Monday what a nightmare. So no tea, rushed to pack everything up in the caravan, called back John and Christine and managed to get off the site for about 8.30pm! At least we managed to have a go at a bit of rally driving with our cars!!!!

A big thank you to Simon and Skye Mills for coming to help on the Saturday and giving us a reprieve and then the Mills clan for coming to support us on the Sunday we really appreciate all you did and June for all the donated craft items, you are a star xx

Also a big thank you to Chris Bexon for inviting us back to the event, to all the people who helped us off the site and to the customers who braved the weather to come and visit our stall.

Thursday - the stall
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Our heroes - Simon and Skye
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What happened to the grass?
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The site
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Fluffy dogs
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