Some years ago we decided to ring the changes and move the show from Castle Street to Gostrey Meadow where, we believed, we could put on just as good a show with less disruption to traffic and few of the problems we have experienced with the previous venue. We weren't wrong!
The Meadow gives us the opportunity to have a much larger area to provide the various activities at the fayre. There are the usual performances, focusing on local bands as well as great performances from The Precarious Picaroons and Charley Farley's Sunday Four. Just look at a few of the photos from our 2016 and 2015 fares showing the afternoon events. A great time is truly had by all.
Whats was new in 2016?
As the photos below show, the fayre was a fantastic success in 2016, building further on 2015's success with some specific ideas. In addition we added more children's activities during the afternoon than ever before, and we brought together a group of local arts and crafts people to form a a craft marquee. Both worked really well, we learned and hope to do even more in 2017 on these themes. What better way to promote or advertise your organisation to the population of Farnham, renowned as a craft town!
All Pictures Courtesy of David Fisher and Chelle Harrison from the Aldershot, Farnham & Fleet Camera Club
And here below is some more from 2015.
Farnham Town Council, were holding their Party in the Park in Gostrey Meadow on the following Sunday and with their kind cooperation we had a larger stage area for our bands to perform on. We also had more room for additional games and stalls as well as an expanded range of food available, including a German Sausage Specialist, a fresh pizza oven, Burgers, Chinese and Thai. The bar was professionally run and was stocked with an expanded range of real ales, bottled lagers, ciders and wines as well as soft drinks.
The riverside venue provides the perfect environment where anyone can relax or be stimulated as they chose.
We welcome back many stallholders year after year and look forward to doing so again in 2017, along, we hope, with some new local organisations to add even more to the day. A focus for 2017 will be to try to provide even more children games and activities, as well as expanding the craft marquee further so if your organisation has something in that area do please come along and join the fun. Book your stall by going to the booking section click here