Wednesday, 10 August 2022

Christmas fair next weekend

THE 12th annual Watlington Christmas fair will be held next Saturday (December 3).

The event will take place in High Street from 10am to 2pm.

There will be live music, games, indoor crafts, pony rides, fairground rides, a food market and stalls.

At 10.30am there will be a procession with Father Christmas who will then be in his Narnia-themed grotto at the squash courts from 10.40am to 2pm.

Tickets to see Santa cost £5. To reserve a place, email for slots between 10.40am and 11am, annie_posnett@ for slots between 11am and noon and lucy_ for slots between noon and 12.30pm. Walk-in slots are available from 1pm until 2pm.

The fair is organised by Sam Swanson, who runs Chiltern Pet Partners with her husband Adam.

She is appealing for more volunteers to help next year. If you can help, call Mrs Swanson on (01491) 613256 or email sam@chiltern

l Thirty traders will be selling Christmas gifts and festive food at the Benson Christmas fair in the parish hall tomorrow (Saturday) from noon to 4pm. Mulled wine and mince pies as well as tea and cake will be on offer. For children there will be games, Santa’s craft workshop and Santa’s salon while Father Christmas himself will be in his grotto.

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