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Village Fête

Buckland Newton Village Fête takes place on August Bank Holiday Monday 29th August

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If you are new to Buckland Newton and the surrounding area, the Fete is a great way to meet new people. Help on one of the many stalls on the day, setting up and clearing away or greeting visitors on the gate. If you’re a dog lover, you could help with the very popular Dog Show. The Plant and Produce stall will gratefully receive any donations of fruit, vegetables and plants. Bake a cake for the Tea tent and Cake stall. Please provide a list of ingredients with your cakes. Donations of garden produce and cakes can be brought to the Gaggle from 9 am. Donate a bottle to the Bottle Tombola—can be anything from Champagne to Tomato Ketchup, as long as it’s in date! Donate books to the Book Stall — Contact John Simpson 345401. Also, Community groups can take a stall to raise their profile and support the Fete. If you can help and would like to get involved, drop Kate Parish an email parishkate0@googlemail.com or give her a call on 07860 582362. The Committee would love to hear from you! Simon Colquhoun, Amanda McKenna, Kate Parish, Alan Simmons, Kate Pope, Andy Aitkenhead Over the years many community groups have benefited from the funds raised by the Fete including the School, the Youth Club, the allotments, the Church etc. The Fete has also provided funds for community infrastructure such as replacing stiles with easy to walk through metal gates and in 2022 it is supporting the provision of a Speed Indicator Device (SID) for Buckland Newton. In 2022 the Fete Committee is asking that funds raised by Community Groups are pooled with the Fete's main funds so that all funding can be redistributed to groups fairly after the event.