GALLERY: Lurgashall Fête success

Visitors to Lurgashall enjoyed an action-paced fête on Saturday, in keeping with the village tradition.

Mike Pavia, chairman of the fête committee, said the Lurgashall Fête on the beautiful village green was the high point of the year.

“Loads of people come from near and far to enjoy the afternoon,” he added.

“Lurgashall has always had a great fête since I can remember.”

The entertainment was up to the usual high standard this year, with the Vic Cracknell Band returning after being a hit last year.

Katie and David’s Silly Sausage Childrens’ Show was another star attraction, also making a return appearance and putting on two shows for young and old.

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Dog racing, a great tradition at Lurgashall F�te. Pictures: Kate Shemilt ks16000732-4

There were some fantastic dog races, a Lurgashall tradition, as well as children’s races and a tug-of-war during the afternoon.

Visitors were able to browse a wide range of traditional fête stalls and bid for items in the silent auction tent.

There was also a children’s corner, packed full of entertainment for the younger visitors.

A total of just over £11,000 was raised. All proceeds from the event go to Lurgashall village societies and good causes,including the village hall, church, cricket club and horticultural society.

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