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Village Fête

Buckland Newton Village Fete takes place each year on August Bank Holiday Monday

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Buckland Newton Fete 2018

Buckland Newton Fete 2017 - Monday 28th August  on the Parish Field - a fabulous fun afternoon for all ages.  

Another lovely afternoon - a village fête with fun for all ages!

Click here for Steve Workman’s report on the August Bank Holiday Village Fete, including the financial

results.  Congratulations to all involved for another great day and excellent financial results!

 STALLS & SIDESHOWS – old favourites such as local produce, plants, books and jewellery; return of the fortune-teller; new for this year, an artisan

cheese stall and one selling honey and candles; traditional games and attractions for everyone; pony rides and craft activities for the children

GRAND RAFFLE – as usual an array of great prizes, all for £1 a strip of 5 tickets TEAS – the fête is renowned for the teas we serve.  A real treat of delicious homemade cakes and scones with strawberry jam and clotted cream, while being entertained by events in the arena. ENTERTAINMENT – local jazz band Equinox and the Halsey Arms Choir plus the ever-popular and hilarious Novelty Dog Show. BASKET OF HOME GROWN – New for 2017. Baskets of garden and allotment produce for judging by public vote and then auctioned off by secret bidding. All home-grown produce -  veg, fruit and flowers. PIMMS AND BEER TENT – what’s better than to enjoy a glass of delicious Pimms or a refreshing beer, at the heart of the fête? Your fête organising team is: Mandy and Matt Jarvis (Stalls), Jane Willis (Publicity), Jenny Workman (Raffle), Amanda McKenna (Catering) and Steve Workman (Chairman)
Buckland Newton Fête 2018 An Open Evening  Thursday March 15th 2018  At 7.30pm in the Village Hall  Join your organising team for a cup of tea and chat to hear about our plans so far and tell us the things you’d like to see at this year’s fête.  We really want to hear your views!  You can just turn up on the day, but it would be really nice to know that you’re coming! Please email bnfete@gmail.com either to let us know you’ll be joining us, or if you can’t but would like to share  your thoughts with the team.  Hope to see you there!