2022 Fete

Church fete raises more than £3,500

The Church Fete, held on Pattingham Playing Fields on a beautiful summer’s afternoon, proved popular, with stalls and attractions to suit villagers of all ages. Provisional figures show a profit of more than £3,550.

Flowers for the Flower stall were donated by Lealans Garden Centre and coconuts for the coconut shy were donated by Gill Evans and the Pattingham farmers.

The farmers also made a £100 donation and Sandy McLean £20.

A number of cash donations have yet to be finalised. Profits from individual stalls and
attractions include:

Bottle stall£600.00
Cake stall£170.00
Refreshments£211.50
Gates£306.90
Flowers£265.00
Football in tyres£114.00
Pimms and Prosecco£248.83
Coconut shy and Tin Can Alley£119.00
Hoopla£36.55
Tombola£243.50
Raffle£914.50
Donations£120.00
Third party stallholders donations£300.00

Sun shines on Church Fete

The fete

St Chad’s Church Fete struck lucky with the weather this year and visitors enjoyed everything on offer, from Prosecco to tea and cake, a bouncy castle – and a display of classic cars.

Henry Ibberson and Roger Mercer
Henry Ibberson talks to Roger Mercer, father of the owner of the Patshull Estate, who opened the afternoon’s proceedings.
Bottle stall
Peter Bromley and Colin Ringrose man the bottle stall.

Classic cars
Some of the classic cars
Coconut shy
Your coconut shy prize is . . . a lollipop

Stallholders
Stallholders smile for the camera

(taken from the articles which appeared in the August 2022 Parish News magazine.)
Photography by Mike Coope.