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Raynham Day

Barney Rubble, Showman Engines, Veteran Motor Cars and more at the very first Country Fayre, held at the Raynham Estate in 1962.

Amateur film 1962 9 mins

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Amateur filmmaker Mr A. W. Taberham, under the guise of ‘Crystal Ball Productions’, recorded the first Country Fayre, known as Raynham Day, held in September 1962. A parade of veteran engines and cars move through the Raynham Hall Estate, jokingly led by a replica “stone age motor car” as seen in the TV cartoon The Flintstones, which would have been popular at the time. Later, crowds are drawn to watch the ploughing and threshing and tractor demonstrations.