Fairford Festival 2006
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Sunday 4th June  Car Boot Sale

  Organised by Maurice Jones – Fairford’s Town Crier

8.30am in the Walnut Tree Field, Fairford
Set up at 8.30am
Sale from 9am

£4 in advance £5 on the day
Further details and bookings - contact Maurice Jones on 712814

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Sunday 4th June  WI refreshments

 Tea; Coffee; Home made cakes

In the Marquee, Walnut Tree Field

Further details from Liz Hope (712292)

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Sunday 4th June Sweet Stall

Organised by the Railway Children

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Sunday 4thJune  Photographic Exhibition of the History of Fairford

 from the Edwin Cuss, Syd Flatman and Colin Moulden collection

 in the Marquee, Walnut Tree Field, 10am - 4pm approx.   Free 

If you have any old photographs you would like to lend, (or allow to be copied),
 to add to this historic collection please contact Edwin Cuss (655532)

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Sunday 4th June   Fairford 10K Road Race

11 a.m. start by St Mary’s Church

Main Sponsor: Invertec Limited;
also Fairford Physiotherapy & Sports Injury Clinic; The Faringdon & Lechlade Osteopathic Clinic;
Fairford Sports Centre, Perry Bishop and Chambers, Plug, The Graphics Network Ltd,
Essential Therapy, Cotswold Wireless, Giles UK Ltd, The Therapy Room & Park Close Stores

Maximum of 500 runners must pre-register – no registrations on the day Walnut Tree Field;

Gold Sovereign to the 1st Man & 1st Woman finishers
 
£8.00 for UK Athletics affiliated runner, £10.00 for non-affiliated runner,
Report to the Marquee, Walnut Tree Field;
 
Refreshments (hot & cold) available

Application forms from Fairford Sports Centre.
On line applications can be made by following the event links on the town website www.fairford.org
Also various outlets in Fairford, Lechlade and Cirencester and from Jim Frank 01285 712698; email: fairford10k@hotmail.com

Full details here

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Sunday 4th June  3K Fun Run

11.05 start  Park Street by St Mary's Church 

 Main Sponsor: Invertec Limited
also Fairford Physiotherapy & Sports Injury Clinic; the Faringdon & Lechlade Osteopathic Clinic;
Fairford Sports Centre, The Therapy Room, Perry Bishop and Chambers, Plug, The Graphics Network Ltd,
Essential Therapy, Cotswold Wireless, Giles UK Ltd, Cotswold Cut and Bond, Park Close Stores and East Glos Engineering

Registration in the Marquee, Walnut Tree Field;

A prize for the 1st Fairford Boy & 1st Fairford Girl finishers in the 8 – 10 years category.
Children under the age of 9 must be accompanied by an Adult
£2.50 in advance £3.50 on the day

Refreshments (hot & cold) available

Application forms from Fairford Sports Centre. On line applications can be made by following the event links on the town website www.fairford.org
Also various outlets in Fairford, Lechlade and Cirencester, and from Jim Frank (712698); email: fairford10k@hotmail.com

Full details here

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Sunday 4th June Doll and Toy Display

The Marquee, Walnut Tree Field
Details from Eileen Ferguson (711729) or Joan Kinnock (711392)

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Sunday 4th June  BBQ Hamburgers / Hot Dogs

12:00 noon – 3:00pm  Walnut Tree Field, Fairford

Sponsored by Andrew Butler Butchers

Organised by the Festival Committee

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Sunday 4th June  Open Day at the Bowls Club

2pm – 4pm at the Bowls Club, East End, Fairford

Try your hand at Indoor/Outdoor bowling!

Refreshments will be available.

Further details: Jane D’Elia (713025)
 

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Sunday 4th June  Songs of Praise

4:00pm

 Sponsored byThe Ernest Cook Trust & 4 Market Place Mortgages Ltd.
 Organised by the Churches Together Around Fairford

 A traditional service where all the churches in the area come together,
 with all the people of goodwill to participate in an act of worship.
 Prayers are said and hymns are sung.

Do come and join this annual SONGS OF PRAISE!

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Sunday 4th June  Festival Quiz Night

7.30 pm The Marquee

Sponsored by: Moore Allen & Innocent & Resintech Limited

Organised by last year’s winners (the tradition)
4 Market Place Mortgages Ltd and Friends

Maximum 6 per Team. £2 per team member

Licensed Bar. Prize for winning team - £60.00!!
In The Marquee, Walnut Tree Field. Further details t. b. a.

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Saturday 1st July St Mary’s Church Country Fair

From 2.00 p.m.
To be held in the Walnut Tree Field
 
Lots to do for young and old, there will be traditional stalls, Children’s Fairground
Trade stands, Car Boot Sale, Raffle, BBQ, Cream Teas, Men’s Cake Baking Competition
Face Painting and lots, lots more

For further details contact: Barbara Ellen-Mitchell & Rebecca Sarjent 711582

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Saturday 2nd September  Summer Sizzler

From 6.30 p.m. till midnight in the grounds of Coln House School

Organised by the Friends of Coln House School
In support of Fairford Festival

A fun evening with live entertainment from ‘Breeze’
Braziers/Gazebos/Licensed Bar

Ticket price to include pig roast £12.50
Tables of 8 or 10 available

Wet Weather plan
Look out for press releases/fliers/posters nearer the time!
Contact Gail on 712308

 

Friday 29th September Fairford Oktober Fest

In aid of the Fairford Festival

Featuring The Oompah Band
Bavarian theme Beer festival with traditional Bavarian Band

To be held in the Palmer Hall from 7.30 p.m. – Bavarian Costume optional!!

For further details contact Jim Frank – 01285 712698

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Saturday 4th November Fairford Fireworks and Bonfire

Organised by St Mary’s Church Fund Raising Committee on behalf of Fairford Primary School & St Mary’s Church

We know it’s a long way off, but we would hate for you to miss it.
Bigger and Better, Louder and Brighter

After last year’s success and positive comments from the community,
we plan to hold another Bonfire Night ‘Extravaganza’

Cotswold Burgers and Great Mulled wine
To be held in Fairford Park, overlooking the River Coln at 6.30 p.m.
Look out for the famous Rocket Posters nearer the time.

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