WOW! What a great contrast this year’s Fete was to last year’s! The fine weather brought hundreds along to the village’s recreation field on Saturday 13th of July to soak up the sun and enjoy a traditional summer fete. There were a host of stalls run by local organisations, businesses and residents, offering everything from cakes to pot plants. Children enjoyed activities including the coconut shy and a bouncy castle. There was also live music from local bands including the Highworth Silver Band, and our very own team of Morris Dancers!
The Fete is solely organised as a way to raise funds to maintain the recreational field and all monies raised are given to the SMRA, this year we raised a staggering £1154.00. It also is a means for our local organisations such as the Gardening Club, Friendly Club, SMRA, Youth Club, School and Church to raise funds for their clubs so between them all the overall total made from the day was an amazing £2158.00. So a big thank you to everyone who came out and supported your local community!
We would like also to thank our sponsors who kindly donate their money and services in order for us to be able to organise the Fete, they are;
- Yuassa Batteries
- Mitchy Motors
- Young European
- The Works
- Swindon Town Football Club
- Conway and Laker
Huge thanks to you all who volunteered your help before the day, putting up the marquees, helping on the day and then with the clearing up afterwards, whether big or small your help was invaluable so thank you for making the fete a great success and enjoyed by so many.
The lucky winning programme winners were:-
- 1st prize – 82
- 2nd prize – 158
- 3rd prize – 575
To claim your prize please contact Rachel Case on 832719 or