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Thousands expected at Steam Fair

Traction engines on their way to Tarrant Hinton
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Up to 200,000 people are expected to attend Dorset Steam Fair, which opens today.

The five-day event at Tarrant Hinton, near Blandford, has been held every year since 1969.

The showground covers 600 acres and hosts 1,000 trade stands as well as 2,000 exhibitors and their families.

Traction engine
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