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Linton

The Fete 2007

15th September 2007
The Fete Linton


Opening

Linton Fete was held on a lovely sunny day and many people turned up for the event. It was held in and around Linton Village Hall and Church. The afternoon was kicked off by a speech by General Sir Peter de la Billiere and this was followed by events including musical performances by pupils from Gorsley Primary School and a pet show.

General Sir Peter de la Billiere
The fete was opened by General Sir Peter de la Billiere
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The visitors
It was well attended
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Stalls

The plant stall
The plant stall
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There were various stalls to entertain the masses like a plant stall, a barbeque (which was superb!!), tombola, card stall and Play Your Cards Right.


Skittles
Skittles
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The barbecue
The barbecue
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Competitions

Jam and food

There were various competitions running including jam, "man made" (as in for men only) flapjacks, odd shaped fruit and vegetables, a basket of apples to name a few.

A basket of apples competition
A "basket of apples" competition
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Flapjack competition
Flapjack competition
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Jam competiton
Jam competiton
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Odd shaped fruit and veg
Odd shaped fruit and veg competition
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Photographic competition

There was a photographic competiton (which I entered) ...


These were my two entries:

The church at Linton
The Church at Linton
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The phone box at Linton
The phone box at Linton
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... And my phone box entry won!! Second place went to Peggy Bower with her photo of a field of rapeseed and third went to Brian Squires with his photo of the churchyard in the fog. My Church photo was one of three highly commended photos.

The Phone Box
1st: "The Phone Box" by Simon Clarke
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The Field
2nd: "A Field" by Peggy Bower
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The Church Yard in the Fog
3rd: "The Church Yard in the Fog" by Brian Squires
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Scarecrows

There was also a scarecrow competiton in the churchyard with categories for adults and children.

No. 1 Scarecrow
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No. 5 Scarecrow
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No. 3 Scarecrow
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No. 8 Scarecrow
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`A` Scarecrow
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The Church Tower

There was also the opportunity to go up into the church tower to see the bells.

The outside of Linton Church
The outside of Linton Church
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Inside Linton Church
Inside Linton Church
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The church bell
The church bell
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The bell ringing mechanism
The bell ringing mechanism
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