Alex Thompson and Bryan Lawton both entered the stick show, organised by the Border Stick Dressers Association
While Lorna had been writing her recollections Wilf, 66, a retired policeman and former shepherd, had in his capacity as Secretary of the Border Stick Dressers Association
(BDSA), written a history of the organisation.
Away from the livestock tents, the judging and the main arena attractions, there's plenty to see, eat and do within the Countryside Area, with music from the Prudhoe Community Band, stick dressing by the Border Stick Dressers Association
and food demonstrations from some of the North-East's top chefs.
The father-of-three, who spent 28 years in Northumbria Police, has been a member of the Border Stick Dressers Association
for 15 years and is now secretary.
He is secretary of the Border Stick Dressers Association
, whose members make walking sticks and shepherds' crooks.