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 2018.
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 2018 fete,
A visit to Canterbury is not complete without experiencing Chaucers famous tales with this unique theatrical experience. A lucky winner can take their family to experience the sights, sounds and smells of medieval thanks to the generosity of the Canterbury Tales Visitor Attraction.
Spot On has a local grooming parlour in Shadoxhurst with state of the art facilities including a lovely garden for your dog to enjoy during their visit. Gemma at the salon does everything from clipping, hand stripping, nails, anal glands, ear and eyes, bathing and of course full groom, and she has kindly donated a voucher for a groom.
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!
Less than 20 minutes from Bethersden Eurotunnel provides a stress-free gateway to the delights of Northern France and the rest of Europe. The team at Eurotunnel have kindly donated a return voucher for a car crossing.
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 Farmhouse Creative is a small, family-run company near Tenterden in Kent with a big heart and a love of all things creative. From gift wrapping to writing and soap-making, Folk It art and more, their is a workshop to suit your craft needs. The team have generously donated a full case of wine to the fete.
The Tesco motto of 'every little helps' is certainly true for our Fete as the good folk at the Tesco supermarket in Tenterden have kindly donated a lovely hamper of goodies for our silent auction. Make sure you pop by the stall and enter your bid for the box of goodies. The highest bidder will get to take it all home.
Bull Green Farm Shop
Located on Bull Hill in Bethersden, Bull Green Farm Shop supplies lovely home bred Dexter beef, Ryeland sheep along with eggs, seasonable vegetables and other goodies. They have kindly donated a delicious meat hamper.
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.
The vinyard has donated two bottles of cider crafted using the Barnes’ family recipe, which has been perfected over the last 40 years. The ciders are made from the juice of carefully selected culinary and dessert apples which produces a more wine like style than those found in the West Country produced from bittersweet apples.
Harrington's Beauty in Bethersden is a relaxing oasis away from the stresses of everyday life. Offering a range of treatments from massage to facials, manicures, pedicures and more. The team are selling raffle tickets and have generously donated a gel-manicure as a raffle prize.
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