St Margaret's PCC and the Fete Committee are hugely indebted to Mr Stubbs for providing his beautiful garden as the wonderful setting for the 2017 fete,
The Village Fete is run purely by volunteers and relies on the support and genorosity of the village, its businesses and surrounding community. The Fete would particularly like to thank the following for their donations for 2017.
Sitting at the heart of Bethersden friendly local butchers Marchants generously provides a fantastic meat hamper for the premium raffle as well as tasty barbecue meats for the big day.
"Gallagher is pleased to be involved in the Chilmington Green development, and having recently opened a new ready mix concrete plant at the Cobbs Wood Industrial Estate, look forward to a long association with Ashford and the surrounding area. The company is pleased to make a donation and send Bethersden best wishes for a successful fete".
McArthurGlen Designer Outlet Ashford have donated a shopping voucher which a lucky winner can spend in a wide range of stores from iconic fashion brands such as Abercrombie & Fitch, Polo Ralph Lauren, Ted Baker, Fred Perry and Lacoste to athletic labels, such as Nike and Adidas, and high-street favourites, such as Guess and Levi’s.
The Barrow House in Egerton is a new village pub from the team behind The Milk House in Sissinghurst. Set in a beautiful building brimming with local history and character, The Barrow House offers Kentish ales, a wide selection of wine by the glass and a fresh modern menu with someone for everyone. Upstairs there are three beautiful bedrooms. The owners have very kindly donated a voucher for either lunch or dinner at this lovely new venue.
Hush Heath Estate and Winery is the home of the award winning Balfour Brut Rose. Hidden away in the beautiful Kent countryside near Staplehurst, the Estate produces iconic and exclusive English wine using traditional champagne methods. The team at Hush Heath have generously donated to the Fete raffle a Full Estate Winery and Tutored Tasting Tour for 6.
tours and tasting
Yo! Sushi is all about fresh, furiously flavoursome authentic Japenese street food and sushi. The team will be opening a fantastic new restaurant in Canterbury in the coming months and have kindly donated £50 to spend at this new venue (or at any branch of your choice)
Modern hairdresser and beauty room situated in the heart of Bethersden offering a range of services from colouring and styling to manicures and pedicures. The lovely team at Vibez donated gift vouchers for use at their salon and are selling raffle tickets for the fete from the shop.
The George is a traditional two bar pub with a friendly atmosphere located in the centre of Bethersden. Serving real ales, lagers & wine along with delicious home cooked food. Many Food offers are available throughout the week! Jo and her team have donated a voucher for a meal and are selling raffle tickets behind the bar.
Treat your pets to the best from an established, experienced and caring business providing a friendly, qualified service. Now into the tenth year in Bethersden, Kent, A-Z Animal Care serves Ashford, Tenterden and surrounding villages. Emma and her team have kindly donated dog grooming equipment into the raffle,
A family business established in 2009, Woodchurch Estate in Kent produces award winning exceptional English sparkling wine. Situated in the picturesque village of Woodchurch, in Kent – the garden of England. The vineyard has donated a bottle of their classic red to the fete.
You'll visit "the loveliest castle in the world" if you win the family ticket in the raffle. Discover almost 900 years of history and explore 500 acres of beautiful parkland and gardens. The whole family will enjoy the maze and grotto, thrilling falconry displays, punting on the moat, adventure playgrounds and more!
Please note sponsors will be recognised on this website, on social media promotions, on the Fete raffle tickets (top 3 prize sponsors only) and on a banner at the village fete itself.