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Motcombe Village Fete & Scarecrow Festival

When? 15 June 2019
Where? Shaftesbury

  • Motcombe Village Fete & Scarecrow Festival
  • Motcombe Village Fete & Scarecrow Festival
  • Motcombe Village Fete & Scarecrow Festival
  • Motcombe Village Fete & Scarecrow Festival

Come to our village fete where we will have 2 arenas and loads of fun events, stalls and displays including pig racing, hawk flying, a dog show, welly wanging, snail racing, a very generous raffle, coconut shy, crockery smash, circus skills, beat the goalie, tin can alley and the infamous tug of war!

Our magnificent hexagonal music tent the HEX (provided by Q&R events) will rival Glastonbury’s Pyramid Stage (sort of), with the Mangled Wurzles headlining and an Open Mic for the brave during the afternoon. The Shaftesbury Choir and Loose Connections also playing crucial supporting roles.

PLAN YOUR DAY by not missing these key activities:

12.00 Stalls open, Wellies wang, Burgers sizzle, Cider flows

13.00 Grand opening followed by The Mangled Wurzels live!

13.30 Pig racing – reared and trained by the Black Pig Retreat

15.00 Display teams from Motcombe School, Port Regis, Jazzercise

15.00 Your Own Dog show awards

16.00 Hawk Display followed by The Grand Tug-O-War

17.00 Scarecrow Winners announced (presented by the Dorset Life Magazine Editor)

17.30 Evening After Party til 10.30pm (everyone welcome) Live Music, BBQ and a well-stocked bar

Motcombe village is just 2 miles north of Shaftesbury.

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