Amport Village

Amport and Monxton Fete – Update


Saturday 3rd July

12pm-4pm

We missed it last year but fear not it’s back with a mighty bang…. join us on the green for a fantastic day jam packed with entertainment.

  • HORTICULTURAL…Our horticultural, art and baking show returns (please see enclosed entry form). Open to all residents of the four parishes, entries will be accepted in Amport School hall from 10:30 to 12 noon on Sat 3rd
  • IN THE ARENA…bring your four-legged friend to our fantastic dog show. Win a prize for waggiest tail, gorgeous girl, handsome hound and musical sit. Enjoy the amazing Mullensccote gun dogs, the fabulous Sarum Morris Dancers, take part in our traditional fete games and be blown away by the spectacular Maverick Circus.
  • BRIC-A-BRAC…please email phillipslou@yahoo.co.uk or Diana Stephenson dianalinden@gmail.com to arrange home collection for our new pick-up bric-a-brac service. We will be collecting 3 days a week from 13th June so please get in touch if you would like to donate. Please note we reserve the right to refuse any dirty or damaged items.

We really hope this home service will make it a lot easier for both you and us. Please can I remind everyone NOT TO put any bric-a-brac in the bus shelters.

  • PLEASE DONATE…
  • ‘Toys’ for the toy stall. Please drop off at the donation stations in the bus stops in Amport and Monxton.
  • Crafts, jams and local produce for the ‘Made in Amport and Monxton’ stall. Bring them on the day or contact phillipslou@yahoo.co.uk
  • Home-made scrumptious cakes for the tea tent.
  • Raffle prizes- please contact me if you have any generous donations.
  • Your time for set up (Thursday 1st evening, Friday during the day)
  • Your time on a stall-even if it is just an hour.
  • Your time for clear up (everyone’s favourite! All hands-on deck please)
  • SUPPER ON THE GREEN … … 7:30 pm to late

At long last, it’s party time so get your dancing shoes ready for our traditional post fete knees up. We have live music from the brilliant band ‘Tractor’ and after popular demand, the traditional hog roast is back. Come and enjoy our fully stocked bar, adorn yourself in countless glowsticks and party hard into the night. Join the fun by booking tickets online www.buytickets.at/amportandmonxtonfete

It is set to be an afternoon of family fun. Fingers crossed the sunshine will join us! All of the proceeds from the fete go to our local churches, school, village hall; along with supporting other local community projects. We need your help to make it the best day ever!

For any queries, please contact phillipslou@yahoo.co.uk or call 01264772665.

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