WIN! Three readers will each win a family ticket to East of England Show

THE countdown has begun to the biggest family event in Peterborough - and three lucky readers will each win a family tickets.

The East of England Show has a packed calendar of new and exciting attractions from July 6-8.

An outdoor evening concert, Friday’s Ladies’ Day, a new ‘green’ business hub, shopping village, a programme of interactive children’s events, food court and more than 1,000 animals on show will make this year’s event unmissable.

Thousands of visitors from across the region are expected to attend the show – held at the East of England Showground in Peterborough.

Now in its 44th year at the Showground, the 2012 event sees an ambitious plan to recreate the countryside atmosphere but with a very modern twist.


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Andrew Riddington, Show committee chairman, said: “This is the biggest family show in the city’s annual calendar – we want it to be a true celebration of the countryside, in all its many guises and one that has something for everyone.”

Paul Tate, interim show secretary, said: “We are finalising details on performers for the outdoor concert that will see live music returning to the venue on Saturday evening.

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“It’s about getting involved, taking part, really getting something out of the weekend and leaving feeling you’ve had a great day out and only had to travel as far as the showground to do so.”

• To be in with a chance of winning a family ticket, answer this question:

On which day of the show is Ladies’ Day?

A) Friday

B) Saturday

C) Sunday

To enter, text CT EAST followed by your answer (A, B or C) name and address to 80058. Texts cost 50p plus your standard network rate.

Competition closes at 11.59pm on Friday June 22. There are three prizes of a family ticket to the East of Englan Show. The winners will be the first three correct entries selected at random after the closing date.

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