Fair organiser Matthew Adams pictured with Potter, his Welsh terrier.

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As well as the June 25 event, there is now a fair on Sunday, June 4.

Adams has also come up with a cunning plan to persuade exhibitors to stay to the end of a fair, rather than packing up early, which is a real headache for some fair organisers.

He has been holding a raffle among his 140 stallholders just before the fair’s official closing time of 4.30pm and the winning exhibitor gets the £125 stall rent back in cash.

Adams says: “This not only has the effect of keeping everyone at their stand but at April’s fair an Irish buyer came in 20 minutes before the end and spent more than £1000 at various dealers around the hall, with one purchase of £300 being made 30 minutes after closing time.

“Everyone, not only Dale Mayes, the happy winner of the raffle, was pleased to have been persuaded to stay to the end. This raffle is certainly going to be a regular feature until further notice,” he says.