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Dates: Thursday 19th to Saturday 22nd September
Event: Driffield Dog Show
Location: Wetherby Racecourse, York Road, Wetherby, LS22 5EJ
Amount raised: £263.29

We had high hopes of better weather as the event had been brought forward a week but it was not to be! We had a nightmare trying to set up on the Wednesday afternoon due to the rain and the wind but then later on we finally managed to get the gazebos up and set up some of the items inside.

Thursday didn't turn out to be a bad day and we did quite well but then the rain came in early afternoon so had to close up about 2.30pm. We went out for something to eat and returned to rain still and wet cushions in the caravan! After getting to bed later than intended we were woken at 2.00am on Friday morning to extreme winds. Fortunately we have very good gazebos and weights and were well strapped down but other gazebos were blown away.

After staying up all night we opened up on the Friday morning and breathed a sigh of relief that nothing inside had been damaged. The rain hung around most of the day so again we closed early.

Saturday was by far the best day but with the threat of winds and rain on the Sunday we decided enough was enough and packed up at the end of Saturday and went home. Thank you to the event organisers and to the people who came along to support us over the 3 days.

Christmas table at Driffield dog show
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Battening down the hatches!
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