Crowds roll up to circus-themed Dalwood Fair
PUBLISHED: 07:34 19 August 2015 | UPDATED: 07:39 19 August 2015
Delighted organisers expect to have raised over £8,000
Hundreds of people rolled-up for a circus-themed Dalwood Country Fair on Saturday.
There were clowns and acrobats, strong men and even a lion tamer in the fancy dress procession, which featured some 22 local children.
Delighted organisers said the 670th fair was one of the best-ever - and they expect to have raised more than £8,000.
The money has been earmarked for five major charities this year – the Devon Air Ambulance Trust, the Multiple System Atrophy Trust, The Project, Devon Freewheelers and Children’s Hospice South West – and all the village organisations and groups will also receive a share of the profits.
Shelagh Fearnley, of the organising committee, said they especially wanted to thank Martin Farenden for providing his field at the top of the village.
She added: “We are all on a high - we thought it was brilliant.”