Melton prepares for popular Christmas Fatstock Show and Sale

Walkers' master pie makers Guy Coombs and Ian Heircock with their haul of cups and rosettes at the 2017 Melton Christmas Fatstock Show and Sale EMN-181128-160313001
Walkers' master pie makers Guy Coombs and Ian Heircock with their haul of cups and rosettes at the 2017 Melton Christmas Fatstock Show and Sale EMN-181128-160313001
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Farmers, food producers and floral artists will gather in Melton on Tuesday for the popular annual Christmas Fatstock Show and Sale.

The event, at the town’s livestock market, begins from 10am with the sale of show pigs, followed by sheep, goats and cattle.

Charlotte Davies shows off the champion beast  at the 2017 Christmas Fatstock Show''�Tim Scrivener Photographer 07850 303986'....Covering Agriculture In The UK.... EMN-181128-160332001

Charlotte Davies shows off the champion beast at the 2017 Christmas Fatstock Show''�Tim Scrivener Photographer 07850 303986'....Covering Agriculture In The UK.... EMN-181128-160332001

Owners will be vying for the coveted Champion Beast trophy and the £400 cash prize.

Judges will be busy in the Exhibition Hall choosing the best produce, ranging from classes for pork pies, sausages and home baking to preserves.

Awards for these categories and for floral art will be presented at 12.30pm.