Crowds flock to Brent Knoll fete as weather stays dry
of people flocked to Brent Knoll's annual summer fete on Saturday
(June 13th) for an afternoon of traditional music, country dancing,
fun and stalls.
Organisers had kept their fingers crossed for good weather in
the run-up to the event after earlier forecasts of wet weather.
But fortunately those taking part saw dry and mild conditions
on Brent Knoll Green.
year's event was opened by the village's school head teacher Chris
Burman and included performances by the Brent Knoll Primary School
Dancers, the Chalice Morris Men and U3A Ukulele Band.
were also able to enjoy summertime Pimms and lemonades, pictured,
and support the many different stalls and raffles.
was a great afternoon enjoyed by all," organiser John Page
told Burnham-On-Sea.com. "I have to admit we had one eye
on the weather leading up to the start after a warning for earlier
in the day, but it was fine and dry in the end."
village's head teacher Chris Burman opened the event with John
Brent Knoll Primary School Dancers provided a display of traditional
Brent Knoll's Britain's Got Talent star Gracie Wickens-Sweet
and her mum were among the crowds enjoying the fete
Crowds of several hundred people watched the event
The maypole dance was performed by the children on Brent Knoll
Hook a duck was among the stalls set up for the crowds
Locally produced hamburgers were served up for the spectators
Brent Knoll Guides rain a hook a fish attraction at Saturday's
The village's Westcroft Cider served up refreshing local brews
Locally grown plants and fruit were on sale at the event
The raffle was well suppported by spectators through the afternoon
U3A Ukulele Band provided nostalgic tunes at the start of the
Brent Knoll councillor Bob Filmer ran the fundraising book stall