Circus theme for church Summer Fair

THE CIRCUS is the theme for this year’s summer fair at St Mary the Virgin Church, Willingdon, on July 21 (10am-2.30pm).

Princess Maxine Staplehurst and Prince Jack Watkins will open the fair at 10am, heralded by the ever popular Kingfisher Band. Canon Martin Onions will don his Ringmaster’s outfit to introduce the arena events which include custard pie throwing, tight rope walking and other games and competitions.

Special guest will be Tom Sangster with his saxophone, winner of Willingdon’s Got X Factor along with the runner up Matthew Wakefield who will entertain the audience with their musical talents. Cake and vegetable competitions and Best Dressed Potato Head competition all take place in the Church Hall.

There will also be stalls selling bric-a-brac, jewellery, books and cakes – plus a barbecue and other refreshments. For more information call Serena Thompson on 439539.