21ST WESTLETON BARREL FAIR SUNDAY AUGUST 16TH
We are finding it hard to believe that this will be the 21st Barrel Fair and we hope that all our visitors have a lovely day.
As has become usual practice the events start on Thursday 11th August with the almost world renowned Music Quiz hosted by Doc and Jilly Cox in Westleton Village Hall, . The entry fee is £1.00 per person with teams of 4 plus. We suggest you bring some nibbles or even a picnic, the Barrel fair will sell wine/beer/soft/drinks. Get there for 7.30 ish if you want to eat beforehand and the quiz will start around 8.30. Very unusual and sought after prizes to be won.
On Saturday evening there will be a special disco for youngsters with a disco from Ipswich supplying prizes and fun. This will be followed by a free open air dance with band Moon after Sundown, the first time this band have played at the Barrel Fair and it promises to be an exciting evening. There will also be the 50/50 raffle where a very large cash prize can be won. Burgers, hot dogs etc will be available and the White Horse will provide an outside bar and be offering fish and chips for sale.
On Sunday the stalls will open at 11.00 and the official opening ceremony will take place at midday. We are all very sad that our unique and colourful Town crier lost his long and hard battle with mesothelioma in July. He was an integral part of the day and his humour and sense of fun will be very greatly missed. He loved the Barrel Fair and we will strive to ensure it all runs smoothly and everybody enjoys themselves in his memory.
The official opening will be performed by our Village super star – Doc Cox and he will be accompanied by a Maid and Squire selected by Middleton Primary School. Judging of the fancy dress will follow. Then will come the eagerly awaited Barrel racing competition between the Crown and the White Hose, the Crown are lagging behind at the moment so they need to be preparing themselves to reverse this!
Throughout the day music will be played in the White Horse car park – The Random Blues Band – sponsored by the White Horse and Doc Cox and Jilly B will keep your feet tapping. There will also be a short musical feature by pupils from Middleton Primary School. The Rumburgh Morris Dancers and Punch and Judy will provide further entertainment. Donkey rides will be available at the top of the green. All the usual stalls and food outlets will be there to keep your strength up to join in the fun races and the very competitive Barrel Rolling. We hope you will come along and join the fun, the only thing we can’t guarantee is the weather!
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