Fete to be held in Whiteparish

A WEEK of activities in Whiteparish, raising money for All Saints' School and Church, will culminate in a fete on the Memorial Ground on Saturday, June 21 with the theme of 100 Years Ago.

There will be a parade at 12.30pm of children in fancy dress from the church to the Memorial Ground, where the fete will be opened by Marjorie Andrews, who will also judge the fancy dress.

Mrs Andrews was born in 1915 and ran Cottage Farm at Whiteparish all her working life and lived in the village until eight years ago, when she moved to Milford House nursing home in Salisbury.

The fete opening ceremony takes place at 1pm, where all are welcome to enjoy the usual attractions, including crafts, plants, children's entertainments, home-made produce and refreshments.

There will also be a display of vintage cars and a raffle.

Activities during the week preceding the fete include a rounders competition and picnic at the Memorial Ground at 4pm on Wednesday, June 18 and a hog roast and band night on Friday, June 20, from 6pm to 11pm.

On Sunday, June 22 there is open air Songs of Praise at the Memorial Ground at 9.30am.

A competition for younger villagers is being run, and entries are invited as follows: Key Stage 1- Picture or collage.

Key Stage 2- A model.

Key Stage 3 – A poem.

Senior school- A letter to or from the trenches.

Entries must be delivered to All Saints' Church by 4pm on Friday, June 20, ready to be judged that evening.

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