Church Fete 2017 – update

The Church Fete on 2nd July was a great success. The weather was perfect and it was good to see so many people enjoying themselves. Thank you to all who came along.

The profit, after expenses, came to £5,413. This is the church’s major fund-raising event of the year and makes a vital contribution to the running costs of the church.

We are extremely grateful to everyone who made the fete possible, and in particular:

  • Fiona and Gavin McAlpine for their generosity and support which ensured a fabulous day
  • Clive Tompkins (Cherwell Graphics Ltd) for printing all the banners, signs, leaflets, raffle tickets etc
  • Charles & Caroline Landless for storing the fete equipment for us
  • David and Margaret Goundrey for giving up their garage space

and the following companies for their support in donating Raffle Prizes:

  • Karcher UK
  • The White Horse (as well as organising the barbecue food)
  • Soho Farmhouse
  • Barrett & Coe Photography
  • Hinksey Heights Golf Club
  • Nicholson’s Nurseries
  • Richard Taylor, Grange Farm Beef, Swalcliffe
  • Eagles of Deddington
  • Johnson’s of Deddington

Everyone who donated anything to the fete.

All the stallholders for their preparation work beforehand and everyone who set up/cleared away on the day.

Scarecrow competition winners:

  • First: Jeff Aylott with ‘Put out the Fire’
  • Runner-up: Hannah Proctor with ‘Major Disaster’

Craft competition winners:

  • Flower arrangement: First: Susan Stapleton, Highly commended: Sarah Taylor
  • Men’s lemon cake: First: Adrian Ludlow, Highly commended: Seb Stapleton
  • Children’s vegetable animal: Alys Leach

Congratulations to all.

Thank you to everyone who joined in the fun.

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