Fairford Festival 2008
Diary of Events continued

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Sunday 1st June  Car Boot Sale

In the Walnut Tree Field, Fairford
Set up at 8.30 a.m. Sale from 9 a.m.

Organised by Maurice Jones – Fairford’s Town Crier
To raise funds for the Fairford Festival

£4.00 in advance £5.00 on the day
Further details and bookings – contact Maurice Jones on 01285 712814

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Sunday 1st June  WI Refreshments (Up to 2pm)

Tea, coffee; Home made cakes
In the Marquee, Walnut Tree Field

Further details from Liz Hope 01285 712292

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Sunday 1st June  Photographic Exhibition of the History of Fairford

 from the Edwin Cuss, Syd Flatman and Colin Moulden collection

 in the Marquee, Walnut Tree Field,  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 1st June 

Fairford Art Society Exhibition of Local Artists’ work

on display in Fairford Community Centre

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Sunday 1st June   Fairford 10K Road Race

10 a.m. start by St Mary’s Church

Sponsored by: Zycko

also by:
Giles UK Limited, Fairford Physiotherapy & Sports Injury Clinic, Faringdon Osteopathic Clinic, Fairford Sports Centre,
Mitchell & Sarjent Office Services, Park Close Stores, The Graphics Network, The Therapy Centre,
The Keepers Arms (Quenington) & White Cottage Dental Practice



All runners must pre-register, £8.00 for UK Athletics affiliated runner, £10.00 for non-affiliated runner;
 
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
Dave Smith 01285 810059 or email: fairford10k@hotmail.com

Full details here

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Sunday1st June  3K Fun Run

10.05 start  Park Street by St Mary's Church 

 Sponsored by: Invertec Limited
also by

Cotswold Cut & Board, Eventuality, Hanson Ltd, Mitchell Sarjent Office Services, Park Close Stores,
Fairford Physiotherapy & Sports Injury Clinic, New Wave Seafoods,
The Graphics Network & White Cottage Dental Practice

Registration in the Marquee, Walnut Tree Field; start in Park Street by St Mary’s Church
£2.00 in advance £3.00 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 Dave Smith 01285 627204 or email: fairford10k@hotmail.com

Full details here

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Sunday 1st June  Sports and Leisure Fayre

 11am – 3pm

Featuring: Badminton Club, Bridge Club, Choral Society, Country Markets,
Fairford Art Society, Fairford History Society, Fairford Preservation Trust,
Football Club, Irish Dancers, Red Cross & WI
 Also:  ‘Scratch n Skate’ on the new skate ramp as part of
CDC’s Summer off the Streets Campaign – free – all welcome

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Sunday 1st 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 1st June  Songs of Praise

Ernest Cook Trust Logo
4:00pm

 Sponsored by The Ernest Cook Trust


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 in this annual SONGS OF PRAISE

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Sunday 1st June  Festival Quiz Night

7.30 pm – 10.00 p.m. The Marquee

Sponsored by: 4 Market Place Mortgages, Arkells Brewery, RAF Fairford and
 Davies & Evans (The Bridge) Veterinary Clinic

Details TBA

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Friday 4th July Summer Sizzler

From 6.30pm - midnight
Organised by the Friends of Coln House School
In support of Fairford Festival
A fun evening with live entertainment from ‘Breeze’
In the grounds of Coln House School
Braziers/Gazebos/Licensed Bar
Ticket price to include pig roast £15.00
Tables of 8 or 10 available
Wet Weather plan
Look out for press releases/fliers/posters nearer the time!
Contact Gail on 01285 712308

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Friday 12th September   Cotswold Leisure Centre, Fairford Mini Expo

From 6pm –10pm

A full evening of activities to show what Fairford has to offer children
Bouncy castle, face painting, displays by local clubs, activities to join in with.
Evening disco from 8pm – 10pm
Further details: Fairford Sports Centre 01285 713786

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Friday 26th & Saturday 27th  September Oktober Fest

From 6.00 p.m. until late
Organised by The Plough in support of Fairford Festival

An Oktober Fest with a traditional German feel to include a pig roast and a selection of German fare held at The Plough, London Road.
A selection of German beers will be available to purchase.
Tickets to include food £2.50 available from The Plough 01285 712409

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Sunday 18th October Newchurch Male Voice Choir

From the Isle of Wight and Guest
Sing Popular Songs
 
Sponsored by: 4 Market Place Mortgages
 
St Mary’s Church. Fairford at 3pm and 7.30pm
Tickets £5.00; children under 18 free -  Refreshments
Available from Fairford Post Office and Park Close Stores Ltd
For further details call Robert Dean on 01285 712519

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