Tingewick Fete, Saturday 22 June 2024

John writes: Thanks to musicians Jim, Mike and Sue and a  warm welcome to new recruit on fiddle, Isobel and to all our dancers for a lovely afternoon together. One of the crowd complimented me on the youth of our side and we talked about the need to preserve the tradition and the aim of our youth policy. I haven’t kept a record of our age and birthdays, but imagine that with Alfie, Freddie, Dylan and Hector, all still at school, dancing today, along with young Ryan, who called and danced impeccably, today’s side might have had the lowest average age of any side AVMM have fielded in many years. So well done, one and all.

Our musicians in full flow at the fete

Our thanks to Trisha and the Fete organising committee. We enjoyed the event and greatly appreciated your kindness in providing a gazebo under which we could shelter from the hot, but welcome, sun. We also enjoyed the excellent cakes on offer. You have some very talented cake makers in your village!

Trisha writes: I’m writing to say a big thank you to you and the team for joining us at Saturday’s fete. You did an excellent job and the village feedback commented on how the Morris Dancing just added to the village country fete feel we wanted  …so thank you for that and we hope you will be able to join us again next year. Everybody has said how much they enjoyed the whole day and to have such glorious sunshine was just wonderful. All the stalls did well with sales, our Tombola was a complete sell out and our raffle tickets sales were the best ever !! Plus our Friday café ladies always deliver great cakes for all our events as you now know ….so all is good!