Hundreds celebrate Surfleet

Some of committee with flowers for sale - Jill Wright, Nicola Bryan, Judy Chapmans ANL-140709-162720001
Some of committee with flowers for sale - Jill Wright, Nicola Bryan, Judy Chapmans ANL-140709-162720001

The Surfleet village fete was visited by hundreds of people at the weekend.

The fete, which was organised by the Celebrate Surfleet Community Group, was a free event which featured a dog show, run by Boxer Rescue, a hog roast and antique valuations by Golding Young and Mawer of Bourne.

Celebrate Surfleet Summer fete'Spalding ATC balloon release - James Baskerville-Mills, Luke Campbell ANL-140709-162732001

Celebrate Surfleet Summer fete'Spalding ATC balloon release - James Baskerville-Mills, Luke Campbell ANL-140709-162732001

There were also over 50 stalls at the fete, Spalding Folk Club providing musical entertainment, a martial arts display and ice creams from Laddie’s.

A helicopter landed at the fete, while there was also a balloon race and the main raffle prize was to have a ride in a hot air balloon.

Tony Blissett, chairman of Celebrate Surfleet Community Group, said: “The fete went really well and we were very pleased with it – it was the biggest event we’ve ever had and so many people came along.

“We’re here to give the village a bit of entertainment for free and we use any money to put on events or to go toward the local church and school, as well as Glen Park.”

The committee is already preparing for its next event, which will be a performance from the Kirton Brass Band at St Laurence church on Saturday, November 8.