Going round a fair is an exhausting business so this four-poster bed looks inviting at one of AFC Fairs’ past events at the Wadebridge Showground.

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Not only are there around 200 stallholders both inside and out here but alongside the fair a vintage car rally also attracts thousands to the ground.

Just round the corner, so to speak is the Wadebridge Antique Centre, which Robins has owned since 2016.

The dealers’ stock here covers a wide range from wine-related pieces, the ever-popular gardenalia which offers troughs, staddle stones and cartwheels, to the equally sought-out militaria, while a resident clock restorer can make your timepiece tick again.

“Business is good and I’m looking forward once again to our very busy two showground fairs this year”, said Robins.

She also runs two small monthly village fairs in Cornwall. One is at Millennium House in Pensilva, near Liskeard, with the next on Sunday, March 26.

The pretty village of Lostwithiel is the backdrop to the antique and collectors’ fair which Robins took over last year after a 40-year previous tenure. The next is on Sunday, April 9, at the community centre.