Chardstock Street Fayre promises to be biggest yet
PUBLISHED: 07:03 30 August 2017
A bumper programme of events is planned for the village's big day
This year’s Chardstock Street Fayre on Saturday (September 2) promises to be bigger and better than ever, say organisers.
Live music will be provided by the Liberty Sisters and, on the stage, by the IOUs, Josh Metherick, The League of Ukulele Gentlemen, Mydep, Plain Sailing, The Jurassix the Muzax and Rock the Night.
The ever-popular family fun dog show will take place on the school field.
Other confirmed acts and activities include Garwynn’s Reptiles and Bugs, Punch and Judy and Mujidah Tribal Belly Dancers.
It is also hoped that there will be a cameo performance by Chardstock’s very own Chancers and Prancers ‘Morris Troupe’.
Organisers say that so far bookings for more 60 stalls, of all types, including a farmers’ market and rural crafts, have been taken.
The hugely popular paper-plane distance flying competition will return as well as other activities in St Andrew’s Church.
There will be the fabulous Street Fayre barbecue and hog roast, pizza dragon, cream teas, donuts and plenty more delicious food on offer to the visitors.
For all petrol/diesel-heads, there will be the ever-popular display of classic cars, competition cars, motorbikes and tractors.
For more information regarding new acts and activities, follow Chardstock Street Fayre on Facebook.
And as there can never be too many helpers at the street fayre, anyone who would like to get more actively involved is asked to contact the team via Facebook or at firstname.lastname@example.org
A fayre committee spockesman said: “Last year, due to the appalling weather on the day of the street fayre, the fundraising efforts were disappointing and we hope to do so much better this September and a lovely day has been ordered!
“Already, this year the street fayre team has raised almost £1,000 to support local good causes, the main beneficiaries of whom will be The Project, Devon Freewheelers, Devon Air Ambulance, Chardstock Community Hall Trust, Chardstock Cricket Club and others.