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THIS bank holiday weekend, enjoy the heartpumping thrills of Buxton Raceway’s spectacular motor shows. The weekend kicks off with a clang and a bang, with a car domino stunt taking place on Sunday August 24. Then there’s an exciting car and van jump event on Monday August 25. There will be stock and banger racing throughout the weekend, with an opportunity for visitors to look around the pit and speak to the driver. Food and drink will be available. Open from 1pm daily. All ages are welcome. Ticket prices are £13 for adults, £4 for ages nine to 14, and children eight and under enter for free. Buxton Raceway, set in the heart of the beautiful Peak District, is just three miles from Buxton Town Centre, just off the A53 Buxton to Leek road. For more information, visit buxtonraceway.com or call 01663 732526. You can also join the conversation on www.facebook.com/ buxtonraceway from her new album The Love Energy. See Nia dancers midday, as well as Infinite Tia Chi and Robin Lown-Master Palmist, Barbara Meiklejohn and Flavia Kate Peters. On Saturday only, catch the Egyptian dancers. The full workshop schedule begins with Rebirthing on Saturday and Angel & Abundant Numbers on Sunday. All workshops included in entrance fee. £4, or £3.50 concs. Weekend pass £6 in advance, £7 on the door. Free parking, free magazine and free raffle included. Wellington Road South, SK1 3UA. For more information, visit www. rosemarydouglas. com or call 07828 187468. NOW in its seventh year, the Cheshire Game and Country Fair returns this August bank holiday. From August 23 to 25, the fair will feature a multitude of aweinspiring events, including trick riding from the Horsemen of the Knight and the Scurry and Driving trials. The outrageous Horseboarders return for another year of thrills and spills, too. See the Owl Show, the Eagle Show, the Craft Show, the Food show and more. Or enjoy clayshooting, air rifles, archery, fishing and more. Japan’s Hikaru Kodama will defend his title in the carving competition, taking his place among 30 world-class carvers. For the little ones, there will be a host of activities such as bouncy castles and various animal attractions, so it’s a great day out for the whole family! For information and advance tickets sales, visit www. livingheritagecountr yshows.com or call 01283 820548. DRINK in the natural beauty of our coastlines and countrysides from aboard one of the Railway Touring Co.’s charming carriages. Notable upcoming journeys include the North Wales Coast Express and the Cumbrian Mountain Express. On the North Wales Coast Express, experience the excitement of travelling by steam train along the picturesque North Wales Coast railway line. Passengers can choose to visit the seaside town of Llandudno, the historic city of Bangor, or the port of Holyhead. The train will be steam hauled throughout by a powerful ‘Pacific’ steam locomotive. To book, call 01553 661 500 or visit www. railwaytouring.net/ uk_day_trips WOULD you like to visit a lively Antique and Collectors Fair with a fun atmosphere? On Monday August 25, browse the exciting exhibitors’ tables of the Antique and Collectors Fair at Wilmslow Leisure Centre. Having operated over a 12-year history, the fair’s organisers have assembled a host of long-time, well-respected traders along with new traders in a truly unique event. Open 9.30am to 4.30pm. Refreshments available. Free parking. £2 entry (£1.50 consc). Under 16s free. The leisure centre is located at Rectory Fields, Station Rd, Wilmslow, Cheshire East, SK9 1BU. Visit prospectpromotions .co.uk for details.