‘Magnificent’ sum raised at Rowberrow Fete

PUBLISHED: 16:01 24 June 2015 | UPDATED: 16:01 24 June 2015

Fete Queen Natasha Burrow 7, fete princess Gabrialle Gair 7 and attendant Elijah Langley-Hobbs

Fete Queen Natasha Burrow 7, fete princess Gabrialle Gair 7 and attendant Elijah Langley-Hobbs

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The threat of rain held off last Saturday for a breezy Rowberrow village fete, opened by the Shipham May Queen Natasha Burrow and her attendants.

Lewis Hughes 8 tries to beat the buzzerLewis Hughes 8 tries to beat the buzzer

The event attracted a record crowd which was treated to a display of classic and vintage cars, live music, morris dancing and traditional stalls and games.

Prizes on offer in a grand draw included a Champagne Balloon Flight, a weekend in a London apartment, a week in a Cornish cottage, a cash prize of £100 and a child’s riding lesson from Shipham Riding School.

Cream teas, cakes and ice creams served from a restored classic ice cream van complete with chimes proved ever popular.

A total of more than £4,750 was raised in support of St. Michael and All Angels Church, Rowberrow, which displayed an variety of floral art.

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