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 2021.
St Margaret's PCC and the Fete Committee are hugely indebted to Mr Tim Stubbs for providing his beautiful garden once more as the wonderful setting for the 2020 fete,
Ripleys Garden Centre
On the A28 outside Bethersden, family-owned and operated Ripleys Garden Centre offers a variety of products to suit all customer needs, from traditional items like plants, seeds and soils to more exclusive specialised products such as handmade wooden stalls, birthday gifts and cards. The generous team at Ripleys have kindly donated to the raffle.
The Bull Inn at Bethersden is an ancient inn dating back to 1645. Conveniently situated on the A28 between Ashford and Tenterden, The Bull is a great stop for refreshment providing home cooked food and local beer. Georgia and the Team at the Bull have kindly donated a meal for 2 to the raffle.
Clarus Homes are building a unique development within the heart of Bethersden Village called St Margaret's Place. Comprised of just seventeen 2, 3, 4 and 5 bedroom homes, all are traditionally built to a high end specification. Kindly, Clarus Homes have donated a magnum of champagne to our raffle.
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.
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.
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.
Frankie & Finns
Producing delicious artisian pizza from a beautifully converted horsebox, Frankie & Finns visit a different location each evening to ensure the people of Kent get to benefit from their skills. They can be found at Bethersden village hall every Thursday fortnight and have kindly donated a voucher for pizza.
The Mermaids Plaice
The Mermaids Place is a popular fish and chip van that visits Bethersden Village Hall on Tuesdays from 430 until 7 pm. Serving piping hot fish, sausages, chips and other goodies they have kindly donated a meal voucher for the raffle.
Florence May Photography
Ellie May Blowers is a destination creative and experimental photographer that loves to capture memories that will be with you forever. She first taking photos 5 years ago and led to her starting her own business names after her darling great Grandma. Ellie has generously donated a photography shoot.
Pig and Sty
Set in the heart of the Kent countryside, The Pig & Sty is a beautiful Grade II listed public house mixing traditional heritage with modern style and charm. Serving seasonal farm-fresh food, local craft gins, beers and ales, it’s the perfect place for diners & locals alike. The lovely team at Ellite pubs have donated a meal to the raffle.
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.