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Myerscough College Open Day and Country Fair 2015

On Sunday 07 June 2015 , 10:00am - 5:00pm

Myerscough College Preston Centre, St Michaels Road, Bilsborrow, Lancs PR3 0RY

Come along to Myerscough College's Open Day and Country Fair for a fun family day out with more than 250 popular activities, exciting attractions and interactive demonstrations from our teaching departments.

Another bumper crowd is expected for this year’s Myerscough College Open Day & Country Fair.

More than 250 different attractions are on offer for the ever popular event, that last year saw a record attendance of around 16,500 flock to the college’s main site at Bilsborrow, near Preston.

Once again this year there will be the usual demonstrations, shows and interactive activities from the colleges many diverse subject areas as well as food, drink and live music and entertainment. Prospective students also got the chance to see the beautiful campus at its best and chat with tutors and staff from each area.

Highlights of the day  will include Motorsport and Farm Machinery displays and activities, the popular Sheep Show, Gundogs, Falconry, Parade of Hounds, Archery, Laser Clay and Airgun Rifle Shooting and a Lancashire Young Farmers Tug of War competition.

For horse lovers, there will be a fantastic range of events at our state of the art Equestrian Arena while animal enthusiasts will enjoy regular tours of the Animal Academy, Children’s Pets and a range of Veterinary Nursing Events. We will also have many activities and exhibitions within our Agriculture, Countryside and Rural Skills Zones with a dedicated Countryside Arena.

Also returning is the ‘Made in Lancashire’ Food Fayre which will be displaying local produce for people to purchase, sample and eat including cheeses, meats and fudge. There will also be a Farmers Market Food Stall and a full range of other catering, refreshment and bar outlets.

Children are likely to be kept busy with our new Adventure Zone while others will find great delight in exploring our superb landscaped gardens and floral design and photographic exhibitions.

Ann Turner, Chief Executive and Principal of Myerscough College, said: "We hope the Open Day and Country Fair this year will be our best yet. The feedback we have is always extremely positive. It’s great to see the crowds coming to see us and happy smiling faces everywhere all over campus. It is certainly a full day's event and even then it is a challenge to get around the entire
campus as there are so many diverse activities from our many subject areas!"

‘’We try and make the whole day a celebration of everything that is ‘Myerscough’ and all that is best within our sector. We hope everyone has a fabulous time.’’

Ticket prices will be online shortly and you can get a discount by booking in advance from the 1st March via the link on the homepage at myerscough.ac.uk. The event runs from 10am till 5pm with the last entry being at 4pm.

***Please note that we are now full for catering outlets at this show for 2015***

For more information please contact Marketing

Email: marketing@myerscough.ac.uk

Phone: 01995 642222