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  • What’s On in Rutland: Uppingham Fatstock Show

    What’s On in Rutland: Uppingham Fatstock Show

    Rise and shine for the 111th Uppingham Christmas Fatstock Show! When is it? On Wednesday 28 November 2017 What is the history of Uppingham Fatstock Show?  This is a unique event, and – so Andrew Leech of local auctioneers & chartered surveyors Richardson tells me – has been cancelled only by the intervention of war and two national ‘foot and mouth’ outbreaks.  It’s unique in being the only event of its kind still held in... Continue reading

  • in & around Uppingham

    in & around Uppingham

    UPPINGHAM MARKET PLACE: The heart of Uppingham is lined with 18th and 19th century facades, though older buildings like behind some of them. In the centre is the drinking fountain erected for Queen Victoria’s Jubilee in 1887: sadly it is no longer connected to water. The Falcon Hotel was, as you can see by the stonework around the main entrance, a coaching inn. Nortons Ironmongers (where you can buy almost anything, including a single sheet... Continue reading