JOHN Wilson is among the star names attending the 27th Chatsworth Angling Fair, which takes place at Chatsworth Hall in Bakewell, Derbyshire.

Former world champions Bob Nudd and Ian Heaps, carp legend Frank Warwick, piking expert Barrie Rickards, plus fly fishing aces Charles Jardine and Hywell Morgan will also be on hand with demonstrations at the event on the weekend of May 20/21.

Other attractions include an angling forum, rod trial lanes, tackle valuations, casting competitions and tuition, plus surf casting demonstrations and the traditional coarse versus game challenge. There are also manufacturers’ stands and a bring-and-buy tackle area.

It really is a great day for all the family over a weekend that usually sees good weather. Car parking is free as is entry for children under 14 years of age.

Advanced tickets at £7 can be purchased by calling the Country Fair office on 01328 701133 or going online to .