Thousands flock to Wickham Horse Fair

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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.