summer fete was again blessed with good weather this
year and attracted lots of people to the event. Around
500 plus people came and went throughout the afternoon
of Saturday 29 June, and around 100 visitors ventured
inside the church, truly exceptional.
This year saw a few changes and welcomed new attractions
such as the rock band Savannah, the Vintage Tea Rooms,
the Double Decker bus, and two bouncy castles.
Our individual stallholders all did a remarkable job
entertaining our visitors in the searing heat.
As well as being a major fundraising event for our
church, the fete is also an opportunity for our wider
community to engage with us. There have been many
positive comments from our parishioners, saying “what a
lovely atmosphere the fete created”, “the best free show
in town”, “a truly traditional Fete with volunteers and
not professional stall holders”, and “an event that
people look forward to attending and supporting each
Please find below a selection of photos.