Category Archives: Upcoming Events

South Marston Summer Fete 2017


Programme Timings

2-2:45pm Music by the Parabolics

2:45-3pm Childrens Fancy Dress

3-3:15 South Marston CofE School Choir

3:15-4pm Music by Dukebox Junkies (Duo)

4-4:15pm Zumba Demo by Tanja

4:15-4:45pm Music by Ian Kenna

4:45-5pm Raffle (£100 1st, £75 2nd, £50 3rd + over 30 more fabulous prizes)

Cake Request: The South Marston Recreation Association (SMRA) and South Marston Gardening Club would like to kindly ask for donations of cakes (whole, tray bakes or individual) for the refreshment stall (SMRA) and plant and produce stall (Gardening Club).  Please drop off on the day before 2pm.

Children’s Fancy Dress: At 2:45 – 3pm.  Cash prize to 1st, 2nd and 3rd. Prize to all entries. Age categories 0-4 years, 5-7 years and 8+ years.

Tug of War: We’re looking for teams of 6 adults (ladies or men) to take part. Is this something that you would like to take part in? Bring back an old village tradition. Alcohol to the winning team!

Volunteers: If you can spare an hour or two on the day, we would very much welcome your help.  Please make yourself know at the refreshments stall.

Car Boot: £10 per car. Set up from 1pm.



Join us for some Christmas cheer!


As mentioned in the November edition of Community News, all residents are invited to our Community Carol event taking place at St Julian’s woodland on Thursday 15th December at 3pm.

We will be holding a community carol sing-a-long with children from South Marston Primary School. Please park at the school from 2.30pm onwards and walk with the children to Gazebo.

Afterwards, back at the school, there will be mulled wine for adults, a warm drink for the children and a mince pie for all.

We look forward to seeing you there.

Don’t forget that younger members of the village still have time to enter the Christmas Decoration competition! Details here

Don’t miss our Christmas decoration competition!

Christmas Decoration Competition – Judging on the 15th December at the school 

A gentle reminder that Little Ted is running a Christmas Decoration Competition for all children who live in the village of South Marston and all pupils and siblings that attend South Marston School aged between 3-12 years old.

Your decoration should show the Spirit of Christmas and the diameter of the decorations must be between 76mm-80mm. It needs to have a string or ribbon loop attached so it can be hung. Each decoration should have a card accompanying it with your name and age and contact number and needs to be placed next to/attached to  your decoration.

All decorations to be delivered to the school from the 13th December and no later then 9.30am on the morning of the 15th December as judging will start at 10.30am.

Each age group listed below will have a runner-up and winner and we shall also have an overall winner.


3-4, 5-6, 7-8, 9-10, 11-12

All winners will be announced at the Carol Service at the Gazebo in St. Julian woodland on the afternoon of the 15th December 3-4pm and prizes will be given out back at the school after the services.

All decorations will then be placed on the Christmas tree or around the church.

We look forward to seeing your decoration

Any questions please contact Alison Thunder on