Slice of country life on show at festival

Lamport Hall is hosting its traditional Festival of Country Life over the bank holiday weekend, Sunday and Monday May 25 and 26.

The event held every year since the 1980s will feature more than 50 stallholders selling crafts and antiques in the Edwardian stable block.

There will also be a food hall dedicated to local produce as well as displays of falconry, working horses, classic cars and steam engines in the surrounding parkland.

Admission is £8 for adults, £7 pensioners and £5 for children aged 11 to 16. It is free for under 11s. A family ticket is £22. The event is 10am to 5pm both days.