A Large Village Fete With A Modern Twist

Much Hadham Fete Fair
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    We are very sad to announce that due to the impact of Covid-19, this year’s Much Hadham Fete and Dog Show will not take place.

    Since our last update in May we have continued to monitor the situation, hopeful things would ease.  However as it stands there is still no government or local authority guidance which reaches as far as the end of August.  It feels very unlikely such large public gatherings will be permitted by then anyway and, even if they were, considering the lead-times with all the various parties involved with the fete, and the continuing social distancing and other healthcare guidance and restrictions, unfortunately it is not possible to organise such an event confidently.

    The next Much Hadham Fete and Dog show will therefore now be held on 30th August 2021 and it goes without saying our aim is to create something special.

    In the meantime, we wish everyone the best in the strange and uncertain times and know that this will end and good times lie ahead.

    Best wishes, The Fete and Dog Show Committee

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    Event Overview

    The Much Hadham fete is a free to enter annual event designed for the whole family. Held annually for more than 60 years this large event successfully combines traditional and modern elements for a truly entertaining afternoon in one of Hertfordshire’s prettiest villages.

    There are fairground rides for those looking for excitement, and a wide range of trade stalls, traditional crafts, side-shows and brass band for those who prefer a more leisurely experience.

    The well-established Kennel Club registered companion dog show attracts owners from far and wide to compete in a wide range of classes for all levels, and the Dog Agility Competition adds an extra dimension with additional fun classes.

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    Kiddie Corner and Fun Zone

    Presented by Youth CreateMuch Hadham Baby and Toddler Group and the Henry Moore Foundation is an area aimed specifically at the younger visitor. There is a soft-play area with toys, sand-pit/ball-pond, a range of small inflatables and fair-ground rides, train ride, face-painting, clay modelling, wool crafting, meet and greet interactive character games and activities. Our outdoor playground is also available with swings, roundabout, zip-wire and climbing equipment.


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    Food and Drink

    There is a wide range of food and drink to cater for all tastes including traditional outdoor BBQ, Cream-Teas, Pork Roast, Full Bar, Veggie and Chicken Satay, Freshly made Paella and Chorizo Sausage Rolls, Handthrown Pizzas, Ice-Cream, Candy-Floss and Donuts, Gin and Fizz Bar, Slushies and much much more.Much Hadham Fete Fair

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    Car Parking Facilities

    The event benefits from having two large well sign-posted car parks on site, catering for approx 2000 vehicles. Disabled parking and Disabled Drop-off is available for badge holders. There is strictly no parking in the village streets, which we must keep clear during the event for emergency vehicles. See our FIND US section for directions.

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    Where and When

    LOCATION: Recreation Ground, Tower Hill, Much Hadham. SG10 6DL
    DATE: 31st August Bank Holiday Monday 2020
    TIME: 12 noon – 16:30
    CARPARK SAT NAV: 51°51'07.7"N 0°04'16.7"E.

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    Grand Raffle

    Tickets for 2020 will be on sale from June 2020 and a list of outlets will be published at that time.

    There were no unclaimed prizes in 2019.

Much Hadham Fete Sponsors and Supporters

Enormous thanks go to all those who have helped or contributed in numerous ways to the organisation and running of the Much Hadham Fete and Dog Show. Special thanks to the generosity of our sponsors. Please click on their links below to find out more information.

RCA Structures
4 Gadgets
LSS London
Sofa Club
Red Dog Training
Fourways Scaffolding
Youth Create
Much Hadham Toddler Group

Important Information for Visitors

We hope that you will enjoy all of the attractions, games, trade stalls, side-shows & quality refreshment outlets on offer at The Much Hadham Fete this year, so take your time and explore the whole event.

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Meeting Point & Lost Children

Free wrist bands available

The Meeting Point is located at the bottom of the field close to the lower field entrance. We strongly recommend that you make use of the free kids wrist bands available at the entrances and that you make all members of your party know where the Meeting Point is located should any member of your party becomes lost. Lost children will be escorted to the Meeting Point. Kids Wrist Bands are free courtesy of the Much Hadham Pre-school.

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First Aid

If you or someone in your party has an accident or feels unwell during this event, our First Aid Team are on hand
to assist. They are situated in the Bright Red Tent at the bottom of the field close to the lower field entrance.

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Car Park

A large carpark is provided for your use during the event only. The carpark is private property and there are children and livestock around. We respectfully request you drive slowly and carefully at all times.