Free entertainment at Harvest Fair series of fun and free events are planned for Helston’s Harvest Fair this weekend.

Celebrations start at Helston Football Club on Saturday with a Pet Show at 9.30am, followed by a Fun Dog Show at 12.30pm. During the afternoon a carnival will take place at the sports ground with a colourful array of floats preparing to be led through the town by Helston Town Band at 5pm. Judging for entrants to the event starts at 3.45pm.

On Sunday the Horticulture and Craft Show in the Old Cattle Market will showcase entries including vegetables, flowers and handicrafts, along with baking and wine making entries. The show is open from 1.30pm for the public to view entries while Helston Town Band will entertain crowds. Prizes and trophies for the show and the Helston in Bloom competition will be presented at 4pm.

Shops are expected to take part in the celebrations and be decorated with a Harvest Fair theme. Best dressed window displays will be presented with trophies on Saturday morning.

The Cornish Wrestling Middleweight Championships will also take place in the town’s Sunken Garden from 2pm on Sunday.

Entry forms and details are available from Heathercraft, Gillian’s Larder and on the website at

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