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Garden Fayre

Garden Fayre

Buckfast Abbey Garden Fayre

Buckfast Abbey 1st June 10am-5pm


Following on from the success of last year’s Millennium Garden Fayre we are pleased to be hosting our second Garden Fayre on
Saturday 1st June 2019
Entry is free, it opens at 10am and there’s something for all the family. Over 120 stalls in the following categories:
~Arts & Crafts
~Children’s Activities
~Food & Drink
~Garden Ornaments
~Health & Beauty
~Nurseries & Gardens
~Rural Crafts & Tools
~Wildlife & Local
~Free talks throughout the day

Get a flavour of something new with the quick-fire taster talks.
Entertainment & Demonstrations to delight and amaze
Entertainment throughout the day including Dartington Morris Men with dances originating from middle England, South Devon Singers performing lyrical, bluesy, jazzy, ballads all guaranteed to lift the spirit. Children’s activities such as Naturemake’s craft workshop. Gardeners’ Question Time where budding gardeners will have the chance to ask our green-fingered panellists their pressing questions. Panelists are: Toby Buckland, Charlotte Rathbone, Owen Lane, Maia Hall, Aaron Southgate

Please click here for a copy of the Garden Fayre Booklet

Please check the map for a full list of stall holders!

Click here for the competitions rules

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