Thousands flock to Wickham Horse Fair

editorial image
Graduates throw their mortar boards in the air during a University of Portsmouth graduation ceremony at The Guildhall, Portsmouth. 'Photo: Melanie Leininger.

Here’s why Portsmouth graduates are earning more than most others

Have your say

Thousands of people have descended upon the.village of Wickham for the annual horse fair.

Travellers from all across the country have packed the village which has come to a standstill.

Horses and horse traders have all gathered in the square with the former going on show as they parade up and down the street.

The festival also provides a carnival atmosphere with a fun fair and trading stalls littered through the street.

Police are out in large numbers patrolling the area, with no incidents reported as the event got underway.