Help! Littlehempston Fete needs a new home.

There’s an emergency meeting at the Tally on Wednesday October 12th at 6.30pm to help choose a new home for our wonderful Littlehempston Fete. It is with sadness and much gratitude that the Fete says a fond farewell to its Gatcombe site. Please join us in giving warm thanks to the Brown family and the Beaumont family for being such generous hosts and for contributing so much to the enjoyment of the fete over the years. Time moves on, our hosts have other plans for their land, and so the baton is ready to be passed on to another to host the event.

Please let us know if you own or know of a new site, so that our wonderful village fete can continue in 2017.  Better still, come along with suggestions to the emergency meeting. The site owner will need to do very little, as the Fete Committee organise the whole event from start to finish. Our current hosts would be happy to share their experiences and (hopefully) give gleaming references! It’s an early evening event (4pm to 9pm) with no raucous or late night music and all will be left clean and tidy. The event is fully insured. Ideally the site would have:

  • cosy sunny location
  • good access
  • flat terrain
  • ideally water and electrical supply (though a bowser and generator are possible)
  • plentiful parking nearby

Every June, Littlehempston Fete brings the local community together for a day of enjoyment and fun! Much effort is put into the event and standards are high. It has a solid reputation for being an unmissable family event with a mix of traditional and whimsical attractions. All the stalls are run by local people and profits are ploughed back into the village, through events and supporting the Church and Community Space.

If you have suggestions or want to get involved but can’t make the meeting, please contact Nicky Oldridge, Sue Wellum or Ali Taylor.