Summer Fair 2017

The Sumer Fair in 2016 will be held on Saturday, 10th June. The Fair starts at 1pm.

Everybody Welcome!

The Sumer Fair now as its own website Click here to visit it

History of the Summer Fair

Buckland Monachorum's Summer Fair is traditionally held on the second Saturday in June and for many years was known as the June Fair although the event seems to have developed from an older Village event known as the May Revels. At one time the Fair was held in the grounds of Pound House but it then moved to the grounds of the village primary school. Following the success of the Big Linch in 2012, (which was held in the main street of the Village) it was decided to move the Fair into the Village for 2013 and to rename it the 'Summer Fair'. The profits from the day are shared by the organisations that help put on the Fair.

Some photos from previous June Fairs

A picture taken at either the 1971 or 1972 June Fair.

That's John Spry (Snr) in front with Bill Blowey next, then John Bragg, N/K, N/K, George Woollacott, Neil ? (married to Rita Finney), Richard Hillson.
Where was the picture taken? Anyone know?

The Volunteer Gunners from Crownhill Fort go
through their paces at the 2003 June Fair

Country dancing around the Maypole by the
children of St Andrew's School

The Fancy Dress Parade, lead by Tavistock Stannary Band,
makes its way through the Village to the fair

The ever-popular Hog Roast, run by members of the then Buckland Barbarians Rugby Club

Part of the display put on by the Buckland Art Group.

The youngsters always like a ride on the train!



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