Racton Fete at Lordington House 24 August 2013
On a day of difficult weather this traditional event was a still a good afternoon out for all the family. Val Biro, Bosham resident and much loved author and illustrator of children’s books, arrived in his vintage car to open the fete. Events included an art exhibition and sale, Punch and Judy shows, children’s games, competitions and pony rides, fun dog show including terrier racing, home made teas and refreshments, stalls for cakes, Lordington Lavender, bric-a-brac, books, children’s stall, good as new, tombola, accessories and soft furnishing and a grand raffle.
More than £7000 was raised including £750 for Save the Children, £207 from the Children’s Stall towards Compton and UpMarden CE Primary School library and a major contribution towards the restoration of the East Window in St Peter’s Church..