1950s Themed Village Fete

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Where is this event being held ?

The Queen Elizabeth II Playing Field, Ashton Lane, Ashton Hayes CH3 8AA

What time is the event ?

Gates and car parking open from 12.30pm on Sunday 5th June, with official opening at 1pm and the programme running until 4.30pm.

Is there an entrance fee ?

No – there is free entrance to all Queen’s Platinum Jubilee events being held in the village.

What entertainment and activities will there be ?

Display of Vintage Vehicles

A celebratory open air Church Service with choir to kick things off

Traditional Side stall games free to play – including Hook a Duck, Coconut Shy and Test Your Strength

Musical entertainment

Tug-of-War

Sports based supervised activity for children – Free

Slow bike race for adults – heats throughout the afternoon

and more . . . .

Can I bring my own refreshments ?

Yes. This is a bring your own picnic event. Please bring your own food and drink. We just ask that you take your rubbish and recycling home with you where possible as space is limited.

Will there be any refreshments for me to purchase ?

There will be a bar featuring Weetwood Ales.

The Pavilion Café will be open for hot or cold drinks and ice cream.

Can we bring picnic tables and camping chairs ?

Yes. There will be some seating available, but you are welcome to bring your own picnic blankets, camping chairs and tables.

Can we bring a barbecue or stove ?

Barbecues and cooking stoves are not allowed on the playing fields at any time for safety reasons. This event is no exception.

Will there be any car parking ?

Please be prepared to walk to the events being held over the weekend if you are able. Parking specifically for this event will be on a field a short walk from the event and will be clearly signed.

The car park will close at 5:30 pm.

Parking in the Playing Field car park will be reserved for disabled parking and those with limited mobility.

Are there any toilets ?

Yes. In the pavilion.

Can I dress up for this event ?

Yes. Feel free to dress up for the event if you would like to.

Can I bring my dog ?

Please be aware that as has been the case in the past with similar large events dogs are not allowed on the playing field and should be left at home.

Can I help with the event ?

There are lots of ways that you can help and we need many hands-on volunteers during the weekend. If you are able to help please pass your name, contact details and an indication of when you will be available to Jane Colville by email queensjubilee@ashtonhayespc.co.uk or on 01829 752607 / 01829 751753