Saffron Walden County High School's Farm Club holds Christmas fair

PUBLISHED: 16:39 26 November 2009 | UPDATED: 22:03 31 May 2010

A FARM club will be holding a Christmas fayre and carol concert in a setting with enough animals to create an authentic nativity atmosphere. Dexter cattle, Ryeland sheep, goats and chickens will all be present at the event being held at Saffron Walden Cou

A FARM club will be holding a Christmas fayre and carol concert in a setting with enough animals to create an authentic nativity atmosphere.

Dexter cattle, Ryeland sheep, goats and chickens will all be present at the event being held at Saffron Walden County High School's (SWCHS's) Farm Club on Sunday November 29.

Farm manager, Dave Crosby, said: "The Farm Club is now 47 years old and is made up of pupils, parents and members of the local community who support the farm, helping with the day to day tasks associated with keeping livestock and growing plants and also with providing the finance to keep this excellent project going.

"We need and raise about £8000 annually through fundraising ventures and sales of produce."

The Christmas fayre, which is one of club's biggest fundraising events, runs from noon to 3.30pm followed by carols in the barn from 3.30pm to 4pm.

There will be a craft fair with at least 18 stallholders selling high quality goods and youngsters will be able to meet Santa. Music will be provided by SWCHS Intermediate Jazz band.

The carols will led by the Rector of St Marys Church, the Rev. David Tomlinson, and consist of six carols and readings by our members, accompanied by Lloyd Griffin on the organ.

Refreshments will be available in the school canteen. Admission is free to children and £2 for adults.


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