Whatever these are, they are certainly the type of objects you can find at one of Swallow Fairs’ shows (pictured at a previous event).

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“It’s looking superb; in fact it’s nearly fully booked and we expect the footfall there to be similar to last September which was super busy,” said director Richard Burgoin.

“There is a real enthusiasm to get out and visit fairs again and the dealers are really upbeat.”

Swallow’s second salvage show outing at Ripley this year is from September 10-12 while the other two are both in Surrey this summer. Beale Park, on the banks of the Thames near Reading, runs from June 11-13, and Loseley Park, close to Guildford, takes place from July 9-11.