16,000 flocked to Myerscough event

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More than 16,000 people – a record attendance – visited Myerscough College for an action-packed family fun day on Sunday.

Throughout the Open Day and Country Fair visitors were treated to demonstrations, shows and interactive activities from the college’s many subject areas, as well as food, drink, live music and entertainment.

Tug-of-war at the Myerscough College Open Day and Country Fair

Tug-of-war at the Myerscough College Open Day and Country Fair

Prospective students also got the chance to see the beautiful campus at its best and chat with tutors and staff from each area.

Highlights of the day included equestrian shows and demonstrations, motorsport and machinery displays, the agricultural shows and falconry demonstrations, photography and floral exhibitions, sports tournaments and children’s activities.

The agriculture and countryside zones and landscaped gardens also proved extremely popular.

A special Legends football tournament also took place, with a number of local well known players turning out to raise money for the Gary Parkinson Fund Trust.

Ann Turner, chief executive and principal of Myerscough College, said: “The day was an outstanding celebration of everything Myerscough and all that is best within our sector. We hope everyone had a fabulous time and look forward to welcoming everyone again next year.”