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Saturday 25 June 2005        12 noon - 5.30pm             www.sherington.org.uk/fete
  HELP WANTED!
The 2003 Sherington Fete
  • Whilst the planning for the Fete is now entering the final stages, there are still a few areas where additional help will be much appreciated. Can you assist with any of the following?
  HAVE YOU GOT A HIDDEN TALENT?
  • Do you paint, sculpt, or make models? Perhaps you are a dab hand at embroidery, knitting, poetry, calligraphy or photography? Or maybe you have another unusual skill!?
  • We're looking for any handicraft which can easily be displayed. Any age group is welcome.
  • We're hoping to uncover Sheringtonians' secret talents and showcase them at the Fete at the HIDDEN TALENTS EXHIBITION. So, get thinking - what could you exhibit? - we can't wait to see! Please contact June Drew on 01908 614778, or speak to any Fete committee member.
  CAN YOU LEND? GAZEBOS, ETC
  • Gazebos required - if you have one you could lend, please contact Bob Finn: 01908 211454.
  • Small garden trailers for garden tractor - less than 5ft wide
  • Screens, Large coolboxes, Display Boards
  • Large Van could you help transport equipment before & after the event?
  • Do you have fridge space which we could use in the run-up to the fete?
  FIRST AID or LIFEGUARD
  • Are you a qualified First Aider or Lifeguard and could help on the day?
  MANPOWER WANTED!
  • Can you help with a 1 hour shift for any of the following? That still leaves 3 hours for you to enjoy the fun!
Thursday 23rd June   Help with putting up marquees
    - no previous experience needed!
Friday 24th June 09.00-21.00 Setting up/preparation before fete
On the day 12.00-17.00 Gate Manning/Ticket Sales
Sunday 26th June 09.00-13.00 Clearing up after the event
  • And we're looking for a skilled, or just enthusiastic, gardener to organise the plants and hanging baskets stall.
  • If you can help please contact Bob Finn: 01908 211454, or Sue Herbert: 01908 613985 OR sign up on one of the lists to be posted around the village - look out for them in the Village Shop, hall and other popular spots.
The attractive gardens of the Manor House
  BOOKS PLEASE!
  • We're urgently seeking book donations for the Book Club Stall at the Fete - Fiction, Non-Fiction, Childrens titles, Videos and DVDs all welcome.
  • Books may be taken to The Swan, or Elaine George at 25 Carters Close. Or, if you want your donation collected, please ring Elaine on 01908 211037.
  • Also, does anyone have contacts with publishers or book shops who may be willing to donate slightly damaged or out-of-date stock? Please call Elaine if you think you can help.
  STALLS - COULD YOU DONATE ANY OF THE FOLLOWING?
  • Produce Stall Vegetables and plants, hanging baskets - when making your summer hanging baskets, why not make an extra one for the Fete?
  • Sweets
  • Toys Large items only accepted on a 50/50 basis - please label them with your name, phone number and price.
  • Bric a Brac
  • Designer Clothes Nearly new children and adult designer clothes and accessories - hats, etc. 50/50 Stall. Adult and childrens' items - clean and in good condition, clothes on hangers, labelled with your name, phone number and selling price please to Rebecca Gadsby, Sherington House, Park Road, Tel: 01908 610998
  • Filled jamjars (with sweets, toys, etc) for Jamjar Tombola
  • Hanging rails For the Designer Clothes Stall.
  • Bottles for Tombola
  • Wine
  • Home-made Jams and Chutney
  • We are accepting donations at any time:
    • Please deliver to the Post Office, Village Hall (Mon-Thur mornings during Pre-School), the Rectory (Tel: 610521 first to check someone's in) or The Manor.
    • Or to arrange collection in the week beginning Monday 20 June, please contact Sue Herbert (Tel: 613985), Dianne Stewart (Tel: 614146), Jackie Inskipp (Tel: 216214) or David Hyde (Tel: 616404).
  PATACAKE, PATACAKE - PLEASE BAKE US A CAKE!
      CAKES CONTRIBUTIONS WELCOME NOW
  • As part of the wide range of delicious food and drink that will be on sale at the fete, we'll be serving tea and home-made cakes - always popular! We're aiming to take advantage of generous offers of freezer space and stock up on cakes to serve on the day, so PLEASE, START BAKING! Perhaps if you are making a cake, you could make one extra for the fete - all freezable types welcome now. Thank you! Contact Gill Fallows if you have a cake to donate: tel: 01908 610140.
  • Freshly baked cakes will also be welcome nearer the day for sale on the Cake Stall.
  • Please see links to our other pages on the menu, right, for details on all the above, how to help, who to contact, as well as the fun that we had at the fete in 2003!
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Grand Auction at the 2003 Fete Punch and Judy at the 2003 Fete Balloon Race at the 2003 Fete Lacemaking Demonstration at the 2003 Fete Skittles at the 2003 Fete
  • The Fete web site will be updated regularly from now on. Keep a look-out for all the latest news!
  2003 Fete
  • The last Fete in 2003 exceeded all expectations, raising over £10,000 for local community groups, and all who attended enjoyed a fantastic day of family fun. The 2003 Fete website gives you details of the attractions, sponsors and events, including 90 photos of the day itself, and 40 scarecrows. With your help, we hope to make the 2005 Fete even bigger and better.
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  Latest update:  16 June 2005              
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