Scarecrows Return to The Narth! Join the Trail on Bank Holiday Weekend

On the usual Village Fete weekend, at the end of August, residents are invited to exhibit their own scarecrows with the theme Heroes and Villains. There will be a trail map produced for people to follow – if you want to add your scarecrow to the map please let the Anna Brown know by Monday 9th August. That’s or WhatsApp 07963 954330.

Get creative – there will be voting for the favourites!

Wanted for The Narth Fete

Bric a brac

The Narth Fete will, as usual, be on Bank Holiday Weekend – Sunday 25th August.  We are looking for donations for a bric a brac stall and for a tombola – proceeds to hall funds.

Work is about to be done on the storage area of the hall will which improve our facilities, so we are looking to top up our funds after this major expenditure. Continue reading

Village Fete & Social: Sunday 26th August

Our Annual Fete this year will be a social afternoon around the theme of
Village Life in Days Gone By
flags-306340_960_72012.30pm to 5pm

  • Wheelie Grand Parade at 2pm (meet 1.45pm in Woodlands)
  • Games – boules and outdoor table tennis (weather permitting!)
  • Wild Tots children’s activities and woodland scavanger hunt 12.30pm to 2pm
  • Stalls including White Elephant, Produce, Plants…
  • Raffle
  • Lunch and refreshments – bar, barbeque, salads
  • Afternoon teas from 2.30pm with musical accompaniment from Derek Rainsford on Piano and the Forest Flutes Choir
  • Display of photographs and memorabilia from the village’s past

How you can contribute: Continue reading

Get Ready for The Great Narth Feast & Dog Show

Download the full programme here (pdf)

GN Feast 2017Join in the preparations for our main summer event. 

We need:

Donations of fruit and vegetables for our chefs – contact the committee or hand them to one of the committee a few days before the event

Anything grown in your garden for the Plant and Produce stall – bring along on the morning of the Feast

Decorate your gardens with a food, feast or picnic theme, or just add some colour

Get your pooch ready for the big day! Continue reading

Any white elephant goods to spare?

rainbow_basic_bright4Our annual fete and dog show is happening on Sunday 28th August this year and we shall have a white elephant stall, so we are on the scrounge for any decent quality things we can sell – clothes, jewellery, household items, ornaments, books, stationery – anything you don’t want and someone else might (with a few exceptions mentioned below).

We also want items for the raffle and tombola/bottle stalls – it’s all in a good cause! Continue reading

Calling all Dog Owners! The Narth Companion Dog Show 31st August 2015

dog1The full Schedule for the Dog Show is now available: Dog Show Full Schedule 2015 (pdf download).

Bring your dog along on the day and give him/her a chance to show off!  The Show will take place at the start of the Village Fete on Bank Holiday Monday, with registrations opening at 12 noon (£1 per dog per class) and the first event starts at 12.30pm.  Refreshments will be available in the Glade (including a licensed bar and barbeque) and the facilities in the Hall will be open.

The show is being run under Kennel Club rules for Companion Dog Shows (they are the fun shows that any dog can enter). Continue reading

Announcing The Narth Fete & Companion Dog Show 31 August 2015


Donations – raffle prizes, books, kids clothing, scarves, bags, jewellery, DVDs and bottles of anything  – can be taken to the hall (any time it is open) or contact Jane (860422) to arrange delivery.  The Hall will be open specifically for collections on Saturday 22nd and Saturday 29th August from 11am to 12 noon. Goods can also be received by stall-holders direct on the day before noon.

Download the Fete Programme (pdf)

This year’s fete will take place as usual on August Bank Holiday Monday, and we’re holding a Mad Hatter’s Tea Party in the Hall with activities and events in The Glade.  Wear an appropriate hat to join in the fun, and if you’re feeling creative, or just have some good home grown vegetables, enter the Competitions.

We are encouraging residents of the village to display white rabbits, or rabbit ears, in hedges or gardens, and to put up bunting and colours to build a great atmosphere for Fete Day.

The evening before the fete there will be Songs of Praise in the The Glade at 6 pm with refreshments beforehand in the hall from 5 pm.

The day starts with the Companion Dog Show at 12.30pm (registrations at 12 noon) – full details about the show here.  It’s open to everyone on the day.  Continue reading