Henley Standard Property
HOME

Date:

Order your copy Advertise with us! HENLEY PAGES
Delivering the news from Henley on Thames and South Oxfordshire for over 100 years
  News     Sport    Celebrity   What's On Regulars Community Info Henley Standard TV Lifestyle Property Jobs Classifieds Gallery Trade
                               Follow us    Follow us    Newsfeed Search the Henley Standard  
Fawley Hill to host popular vintage festival
Published 01/03/14



A VINTAGE festival is to be held at the Fawley Hill estate for the second year running.

More than 12,500 attended last year’s event, which raised more than £150,000 for 35 charities and conservation groups. It was so successful that the beneficiaries persuaded hosts and organisers Sir William and Lady McAlpine to repeat the event.

This year’s festival will take place on Saturday and Sunday, May 17 and 18.

Attractions will include traction engines, a wide range of vintage bikes, cars, military and commercial vehicles, steam engines, planes and boats as well as animals, entertainers and live music.Visitors will also be able to enjoy steam-driven fairground rides.

Other highlights include Sam Brown and her 100 Ukuleles, the Wycombe Orpheus Male Voice Choir, Annie and the Doughboys, the Average Wife Band and Out Of Order.

Lady McAlpine, who will also be celebrating her 70th birthday, said: “It is not a steam rally, it is a bit like the Goodwood Revival. It is anything and everything old and elderly that people want to come and stroke and play with. Everybody likes old cars and old vehicles.

“We have a large arena where traction engines and steam rollers get to play games and cars get to play. There will also be quite a lot of vintage clothing stands. We have got some tremendous surprises in store for people.”

This year’s event will begin with Rock on the Hill on the evening of Friday, May 16 when BBC Berkshire DJ Mike Read and award-winning Elvis tribute act Ben Portsmouth will be among the performers.

A buffet supper will be provided by Paul Clerehugh, chef-proprietor of the Crooked Billet in Stoke Row. Mr Clerehugh will also create a pop-up restaurant at the weekend festival.

For more information, visit www.fawleyhill.co.uk


Published 01/03/14

MOST POPULAR
Henley Show 2014 should be best ever
Tesco hits snag over store application
Spurned boss made me quit
EastEnders star opens clubhouse
Man dies after collision on driveway
Winner dreamed of lucky lottery number
That’s freezing! Boss takes the Ice Bucket Challenge
Pair to receive award for reviving ailing pub
LATEST NEWS HEADLINES
Spurned boss made me quit
Delays continue at Bix
Recycling banks to be removed
Man dies after collision on driveway
Mother’s fear for son with meningitis
Villagers pledge to save historic pub
Bomber veteran honoured 71 years after war
Jim’s in seventh heaven
No speeding problem
Land prices improve
Shop couple celebrate 50 years of marriage
Looking after your country investment
Latest Video View more from   Henley Standard TV
ADVERTISE WITH US
LATEST SPORTS HEADLINES
Missed kick ensures victory for Hawks
Eastender reopens tennis club after makeover
Wasps stung by five-star performance
Henley and Wargrave sides clinch promotions
Clarke hits hole-in-one
Top Videos
 
Most Popular
 
 
 
 
Higgs Group
HIGGS GROUP
Tel: 01491 419400
www.higgsgroup.co.uk
HENLEY PAGES
Tel: 01491 419419
www.henleypages.com
HIGGS PRINTING & DESIGN
Tel: 01491 419429
www.higgsprinting.co.uk
HIGGS OFFICE SUPPLIES
Tel: 01491 419499
www.higgsofficesupplies.co.uk
HENLEY LIFE MAGAZINE
Tel: 01491 419449
www.henleylife.co.uk
HIGGS GROUP, Caxton House, 1 Station Road, Henley on Thames, Oxfordshire, RG9 1AD.

Cookie Policy | Copyright and Terms | Competition Rules | Contact Us | Advertise with us | Site Map
© Higgs & Co (Printers) Limited 2013  |  Registered in England number 1418717