Thousands of travellers roll into town for horse fair - The Leamington Observer

Thousands of travellers roll into town for horse fair

THOUSANDS of travellers rolled into town for the year’s second Kenilworth Horse Fair.

Visitors from across the country flocked to the annual fair held on privately-owned land near the Thickthorn roundabout, with many turning up a week before the event on Saturday and Sunday.

There was a high police presence in the area but no arrests were made, although some incidents of anti-social behaviour and minor criminal damage were reported.

Officers were drafted from neighbouring towns but a force spokesman said no extra police were needed to cope with the event.

The next fair will take place on the weekend of September 22.


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