In pictures: Hartlepool Show and Horticultural Festival

Hartlepool turned back the clock this weekend by holding its first Show and Horticultural Festival in years.

Sunday, 19th August 2018, 2:17 pm
Updated Sunday, 19th August 2018, 2:20 pm
All the fun of the fair for five-year-old Darcy Longstaff at Hartlepool Show and Horticultural Festival at Rift House Rec. on Saturday.

The theme of the event, held at the Rift House Recreation Ground, was Go Wild - harking back to the Hartlepool Shows of old, with an added modern horticultural twist.

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Visitors enjoyed a whole host of attractions, ranging from live music performances to fairground rides, BMX displays and outdoor theatre.

They could also able to check out award-winning flowers, fruit and vegetables, on display from across the North-East at the event’s Horticultural Festival.