Fete on the Field

Join us for this great community event on Sat 18 June 2022

What's On

Our Fete on the field is finally here and we couldn’t be happier. Please take a look at the entertainment we have put together, and make sure you save the date Saturday 18 June. We look forward to seeing you there - no need to book, just turn up!

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FUN

Dorset Stormtroopers

Stormtroopers were the assault/policing troops of the Galactic Empire. They wore white armour made from plastoid over a black body glove which, in addition to creating an imposing image, was outfitted with a wide array of survival equipment and temperature controls that allowed its wearer to survive in most environments, and were designed to disperse blaster bolt energy.

Image by Roxxie Blackham

FUN

Holly Copse Molly Dancers

Molly Dancing originated in the English Midlands and East Anglia and is associated with Plough Monday (the first Monday after Twelfth Night).

Tradition has it that as a way of filling the gap between Christmas and the start of the Spring ploughing season, the ploughboys would tour around the village landowners, offering to dance for money. Those who refused would be penalised in various ways including having a furrow ploughed across the offender's lawn.

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FUN

Verwood Concert Brass Band

Verwood Concert Brass was started by Mr Jesse Shearing in 1864 when it was known as “Verwood Temperance Band”.

In 1929 they took part in the first Verwood Carnival and still continue the tradition today. The Band was associated with the village brickworks and from the 1920`s until 1994 were based at the TOC “H” Hut at the site of the present Band Hall in Moorland Road. 
 

Image by Celine Sayuri Tagami

FUN

Poochadise Dog Show

Welcome to the Poochadise Charm School, where Canine manners matter!
The Charm School is a Dog Training Service operating 1-2-1 training sessions in and around Ferndown.

Kat agrees with positive reinforcement with reward based training and does not teach negative, cruel and hurtful training methods.
 

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FUN

Krazy Kev Children’s Entertainer

Krazy Kev is the South's Leading Children's Entertainer Bournemouth. He has performed across the globe and is renowned for his Silly Comedy and Amazing Magic Skills!

A full time professional entertainer for over 14 years performing at over 350 events a year Krazy Kev delivers the very best in Family Entertainment. With Guaranteed Fun and Laughter!

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Our Location & Parking

LOCATION & INFORMATION

Where Can I Park?

There will be plenty of parking available at the following locations on the day of the event:

- KGV & Ferndown Upper School car parks (Cherry Grove)
- Tesco’s car park (St Marys Road)
- Ferndown Town Centre Pay & Display car parks (Library Road)
- Disabled parking access is via Peter Grant Way

Public Transport

Buses to Ferndown town centre, followed by a short walk along Albert Road, cross over Church Road and into Peter Grant Way that leads to the KGV fields.

Buses to the Pure Drop public house, walk down the lane by the road crossing, which leads to the upper school & KGV field.

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