Fairford Festival 2003

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The Festival Committee has worked hard to ensure that the programme contains a wide range of events to suit all tastes. We hope you will have an enjoyable time attending as many events as you can. The Fairford Festival Committee would like to thank the sponsors for agreeing to sponsor the events as detailed in this programme as well as the Festival in general :

Alldays Stores; Bourton-on-the-Water Goldsmiths; Cable Net Ltd; Curry King Indian Takeaway; David Atherton Butchers; Davies & Evans Veterinary Clinic; Drakes Brasserie & Restaurant; Ducker & Young; East Gloucestershire Engineering; Equilibrium Wealth Management Ltd; Fairford Physiotherapy & Sports Injury Clinic; Fairford Post Office; Fairford Sports Centre; Fairford Town Council; Fat Tum, Big Bum!; Gardner Roofing; Godwin Pumps Ltd; Invertec Ltd; Ken Hinton; Lechlade Dog Grooming; Lechlade Osteopathic Clinic; Lloyds TSB Bank; Londis Convenience Store, Fairford; LR Engineering; Milton Farm Bed & Breakfast; Moore, Allen & Innocent; Mr Ernest; New Chapel Electronics Ltd; New Wave Seafood / Boyd’s Marine Cuisine; Park Close Stores; Peking House Chinese Takeaway; Perry, Bishop & Chambers; Resintech Ltd; Royal International Air Tattoo; Sedus Stoll Ltd; Simplas; The Bull Hotel; The Coln Gallery; The Ernest Cook Trust; The Old Police Station; The Railway; Waiten Hill Farm Bed & Breakfast; Wellness 4 You and White Cottage Dental Surgery.

Special thanks go to all the event organisers and helpers without whose support the Festival could not go ahead.

2003 Fairford Festival Committee
Trevor Hing Chairman Pam Nelmes Events Programme/Secretary
Andrew Black Treasurer Tony Wilkins Logistics
Chris Roberts Publicity/Media Mel Edmonds Logistics
Gwen Grant Events Lorraine Stevens Logistics/Fashion Show
Richard Taylor Events George Abouyannis 10k and 3k Fun Run
Andy Dudas Festival Ball Suzie Paton Sponsorship
Nicola Dudas Festival Ball Eileen Ferguson and Joan Kinnock Dog Show /Festival Queen
John Chisnall Event Support    
Graham Young Chairman Val Anyamene and Liz Hope Trustees

Organisation of many events are outside the control of the Festival Committee and may be subject to cancellation at short notice

 For information and queries telephone 01285-711122 or 01285-713087

Sunday 6th April  Car Boot Sale

   organised by the Fairford Primary School PTA
 to be held in the Walnut Tree Field, Fairford 
(with kind permission from the Ernest Cook Trust)

Open for sales from 10:00am onwards
 Advance bookings £4, £5 on the day

 Refreshment available

 Enquiries / Bookings : Julie Stockwin 712109

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Thursday 10th April  Fashion Show

  sponsored by Moore, Allen & Innocent and ”Big Fat Tum”
 and organised by Wellness 4 You on behalf of the Festival Committee

 Palmer Hall, London Road, Fairford,
7:30pm for 8:00pm

 Gowns from Carriages at Three (The Woolmarket, Cirencester)
 Encore (Black Jack Street, Cirencester)
 Rackhams (The Market Place, Cirencester)
 Make up of models by Clarins on behalf of Rackhams

 £5 to include a glass of wine and canapés
 Ticket sales : Mr Ernest (Market Place, Fairford) and Lorraine Stevens 711390

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Monday 14th April to Friday 25th April  (Closed Friday 18th till Monday 21st inclusive)

Day Camps organised by Fairford Sports Centre

Come along and have some fun!!
Activities include Skittles, Bouncy castle, Easter cards; decorating Easter eggs;
 “Tramps” day Various sports and fitness activities, and lots more!!

 £12 for Jigsaw card holders; £14 for non-Jigsaw card holders
Further details : Fairford Sports Centre 713786

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Monday 21st April  Fairford Festival Queen Selection and Crowning Ceremony

  Sponsored by Perry, Bishop and Chambers Resintech Ltd and Fairford Town Council
 Organised by Eileen Ferguson and Joan Kinnock on behalf of the Festival Committee

10:00am in the Town Square, or the Bull Room if the weather is bad

Also a Grand Parade, led by the Festival Queen and her Court
Theme : Fairford 1953 – Coronation Year
 The parade will start in the Market Square at 12:00noon will proceed via the High Street, Park Street, Mount Pleasant and London Road
to Hyperion House Garden for presentation of prizes

For details contact 711729 or 711392
Application forms from Fairford Primary School from 17th March onwards
Completed forms to be returned to Fairford Primary School by 31st March

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Friday 2nd May  Murder at “The Bull”

A Murder Mystery organised by Lynn Phillips in support of the Fairford Festival

The Bull, Market Square, Fairford
7:00pm for prompt 7:30pm start

   Ticket price £10.00 to include a finger buffet and a glass of wine

 Limited places
Tickets available from ‘The Post Office’, Fairford
For further details, contact Lynn Phillips (712083)

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Saturday 3rd May   Roman Evening CANCELLED

  Organised by Fairford Tennis club and Rugby club

 The Palmer Hall, Fairford, 8:00pm till late. £5
  Licensed bar Dancing to The Accelerators
 Togas preferred, Slaves, Centurions, Senators welcome

 Enquiries and ticket sales: Ros Flatman (712122) and The Marlborough Arms, Public House (713540)

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Saturday 17th May  Let ‘FADS Entertain You’

  in the Palmer Hall, Fairford

 Look for further details nearer the time in the “What’s On”, the Standard and on this website

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Sunday 18th May  May Fayre

  2 - 5 p.m at Coln House School, Fairford

Organised by the Friends of Coln House School

 Donkey Derby, Plant Sale, Grand Raffle, Face Painting,

Car Boot Sale, Beer Tent, BBQ, Cakes, Teas and lots more!!!!

 Contact 712308

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Tuesday 27th May to Friday 30th May (Closed Monday 26th May)

Day Camps organised by Fairford Sports Centre

Come along and have some fun!!

Activities include Ten-pin Bowling; Sports Day Special; Super Splash Water Day;
 Various other fitness activities

Further details: Fairford Sports Centre 7137860

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Thursday 29th May  ‘Small Wonder’ by the Armchair Theatre Company

 11:00am in Fairford Library

Suitable for children 4 – 10 years 

Tickets £2, available from Fairford Library
 Refreshments available
Further details from Fairford Library 712599

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Thursday 29th May  Battle of the Bands’/Jamming Session

7:00pm onwards in the Marquee, the Walnut Tree Field, Fairford

 organised by Farmors School PTA

Get your band together and come and play a session

  Entry fee £3, Refreshments available.

Set up from 6:00pm, First session at 7:00pm
Details from01367-252543 or Farmors’ School Office 712302

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Friday 30th May  Fairford Festival Ball

 in the Marquee, 8:00pm till late

Sponsored by Invertec Ltd; Cable Net Ltd; Ducker & Young and New Chapel Electronics Ltd

Dancing to “Alpha Connection” ,

Black tie preferred
Licensed bar till 1:30am,

Carriages at 2:00am, £42.50
Further details from 711103

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Click here for the events on 31st May and in June

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