Swindon’s popular Old Town Autumn Fayre is returning to Christ Church on Saturday 17th September 12noon – 4pm. The vintage style event which is held in the church grounds and Community Centre is packed with stalls and activities for all the family.
This year Dragon’s Den winners Sublime Science will be entertaining the children (and adults too) with their spectacular whizzy experiments, gooey slime, magic, smoke and fizzing potions as well as the odd flying rocket!
Delicious food outlets and live music from the superb Bill Bailey Jazz Band, vintage swing boats and traditional games from Hoopla to a Penalty Shoot Out, add to the fun in this FREE to enter event.
This is definitely a day for foodies too. Enjoy the real ale and cider tent, or indulge in a gorgeous cake in the decorative Tea Garden. If you fancy hot and savoury there will be sizzling paella, a barbeque with locally sourced burgers and sausages and Caribbean street food dishes.
There’ll be craft and heritage stalls, plants to brighten up your garden, local produce and a bee and honey stand. You can try your hand at bell ringing a mere 46 steps up into the church tower, and discover more about Swindon’s heritage and the 1st World War. There will also be an opportunity to search your own family history on –line with expert help.
Event Organiser Daphne Hardwick said: “We are thrilled that more organisations than ever are keen to take part in this local community event and delighted that Charles Harding Estate Agents are supporting us again. It’s going to be great fun and we look forward to seeing lots of people on the day. The new Community Centre @Christ Church has already proved a massive hit with local groups and has provided a lovely venue to support the Old Town Autumn Fayre.”
Why not take part in our exciting Silent Auction – browse the lots in your own time and use the links to research what is on offer (there are some great ones!). Then place a bid on line – its easy. Auction closes at 4pm on the 17th September – immediately following the end of the Autumn Fayre. All proceeds go towards supporting the work of the church in Swindon. Find out more here http://www.christchurchswindon.co.uk/blog/wp-admin/post.php?post=2000&action=edit