Little Hereford Fête: A Quintessential British Summer Fair
Little Hereford fête is a quintessentially British summer fair held in the small village of Little Hereford, located in Herefordshire. It takes place in mid-August and celebrates the community with activities, games, and entertainment for all ages. I took the photos below of the local characters visiting Little Hereford summer fête using 35mm film in 2018.
About Little Hereford Summer Fête
Being a small village in a picturesque rural setting near Tenbury Wells in Worcestershire, Little Hereford is a charming location for a summer fete. Like many British summer fairs, it includes stalls selling local produce, crafts, and homemade goods. Plus, it offers games and activities for children (and adults!), such as a coconut shy and Bat the Rat, also known as Splat the Rat, where players try to hit a fake rat falling down a drain pipe!
Other highlights of the summer fête include a range of food and drink stalls, live music performances, and demonstrations of traditional crafts and skills, such as basket weaving. There are competitions and exhibits, such as a dog show and a bird of prey display.
Local volunteers organise the fête to raise funds for local causes and to bring the community together. In addition to providing a fun day out for families and visitors, the fete is essential for the village, fostering a sense of community spirit and pride.
In short, the event is an example of a charming and traditional British summer Fête. It offers visitors a taste of rural life and community spirit. Whether you’re interested in local produce, traditional crafts, or simply enjoying a day in the countryside, Little Hereford summer fête is well worth a visit.
Photos of Little Hereford Summer Fête
Little Hereford in Herefordshire, near Tenbury Wells.
I scanned the 35mm film using the Minolta DiMAGE Scan Elite 5400 scanner and VueScan software.
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