Woodcote Fete 2008
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The sun replaced
rain as hundreds of people attended the sixth annual fete at Woodcote
Sheltered Housing complex in Firs Road, Hethersett.
threatened at times but couldn’t dampen the spirits with plenty of
attractions including ice cream, candyfloss, stalls, competitions, a human
fruit machine and the Woodside Infant and Nursery School’s samba band.
The fete was
organised by the recently formed Friends of Woodcote group and opened
jointly by honorary group member and former scheme manager Tony Smith and
Margaret Dewsbury of South Norfolk District Council.
The compere for the day was Woodcote resident Richard Headicar who also conducted an auction. Many of the auction and raffle prizes were donated by local companies
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This year’s annual
fete at Woodcote Sheltered Housing Scheme in Firs Road, Hethersett, takes
place on Saturday (12th July).
It will be the sixth
such event held at the complex and the first under the auspices of the Friends
of Woodcote group that was set up earlier this year.
“The previous five
fetes have all been a great success and this year the friends group and
residents have got together to provide an afternoon full of entertainment. We
would love to see as many people as possible. You could say our fete is in
their hands,” said Friends chairman David Bills.
The event runs from 2
until 5 p.m and will feature music from the nearby Woodside Infant and Nursery
School Samba Band. There will be a variety of stalls, fun and games for all
the family, a raffle, tombola and auction. Refreshments, a barbecue and cream
teas will also be available throughout the afternoon. Many of the prizes have
been donated by local companies.
Admission to the event
is 50p for adults and free for children and this includes entry into a prize
The recent table top
sale at the complex raised £216.96.
“The day was a
resounding success thanks to perfect weather that helped bring people
along,” David Bills added.