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.

A Quintessential British Summer Fête: Little Hereford
Little Hereford Summer Fête

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.

A Quintessential British Summer Fête: Little Hereford

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

I took the photos below using the Contax G2 35mm camera and Kodak ColorPlus 200 colour film for that nostalgic feel!

Where

Little Hereford in Herefordshire, near Tenbury Wells.

When

August 2018.

What

Contax G2 35mm film rangefinder camera and Kodak ColorPlus 200 colour film.

How

I scanned the 35mm film using the Minolta DiMAGE Scan Elite 5400 scanner and VueScan software.

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