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Some 5,000 people flocked to the Stonards Hill recreation ground for Sunday's Epping Town Show organised by Epping Town Council.
The bumper crowd could visit more than 60 community stalls and watch an array of arena entertainment featuring Epping Forest Band, Bounce Rebound Fitness, Illusions Dance Academy, Perform Drama Group, Etcetera Morris Men, Academy Arts (musical theatre), Theydon and Abridge Jazz Club and Te Ashi Do Karate.
Other attractions included visits from Peppa Pig and Marshall Dog, from Paw Patrol, donkey rides and farm animals, alpacas, woodturning, a bees educational display and classic and vintage cars.
There was also a wide range of food and refreshments, a fun fair and climbing wall.
The community and trader stalls provided information and sold a variety of goods.
Visitors could also visit an art exhibition and a model railway display and take part in tarot reading in the Jack Silley Pavilion where the 'Julie's At Stonards' cafe was selling tea and cakes.
There were Punch and Judy shows and the PDSA charity's pet check vehicle, while dogs could try out an agility course organised by Lee Valley Dog Training School.
The event ended with a dog show which was organised by St Clare Hospice.
Town Mayor Grahame Scruton said: "Epping Town Council would like to thank everyone who contributed to Epping Town Show as a trader, exhibitor, in the arena or as a visitor.
"The Town Show is a great way for the community to come together and enjoy a day of family fun.
"I would like to thank Epping Town Council’s staff for all their hard work and thank all our residents who came along and took part."