Showtime for Gee Cross youngster

An 11-year-old boy is playing a key role in the staging of Romiley Young Farmers Show which takes place on Sunday (Sept 1).

Elliot Taylor has loaned his 1950 Massey Ferguson tractor, the first exhibit to arrive, to show organisers.

His grandfather Graham Taylor, from Gee Cross, is using the tractor to move materials around the showfield.

Show manager Dave Mellor, who is also from Gee Cross, and his team will have spent 10 days working on the site at Gothic Farm, Cowlishaw Brow, Romiley.

The show, one of the area’s largest agricultural events, is far more than looking at livestock and rural pursuits and has something for everybody.

There will be two slots in the main ring by the Inch Perfect Trials Display Team which will be performing motor bike stunts.

New this year is Animal Magic and Mini Zoo while there be many attractions including the Bloco Samba Band, Ferret Roadshow, Majestic Owns, Cheshire Beekeepers, High Peak Woodturners, Glossop Poultry Club, drystone wallers, Mega Stars Academy and an open mic.

Sections include cookery, floral art, horticulture, handicraft, horses, donkey and a popular children’s pet show.

There will be many trade stands, catering outlets and even a fairground.

Main ring attractions run from 9am to 5.30pm and admission is £5 for everybody except Under-5s who are free. Car parking operated by Romiley Golf Club is £2.

Further information from or by calling 0161 456 6425 or 07855 223238.

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