Beautiful day draws the crowds to Ottery's summer fair

PUBLISHED: 07:00 04 September 2018

Cadhay Fair 2018. 
Bill Knollman from Feniton Wood Carvers. Picture: Matt Round

Cadhay Fair 2018. Bill Knollman from Feniton Wood Carvers. Picture: Matt Round

©2018 Matt Round Photography

There was fun in the sun as the community turned out to enjoy a family day out at Ottery Parish Church's annual summer fair.

Cadhay Fair 2018. 
Kathy Everard on her stall. Picture: Matt RoundCadhay Fair 2018. Kathy Everard on her stall. Picture: Matt Round

Organisers arranged a packed day of events and stalls in the surroundings of the stunning Cadhay House and gardens.

The entertainment included a birds of prey display and musical performances. Visitors also got to enjoy tours of the Tudor house, browsing a range of stalls, Devonshire cream teas and the much-anticipated grand draw.

All profits from the day went towards the upkeep of the church.

The Reverend Stephen Weston said: “We had a really good day and that made it worth it.

Cadhay Fair 2018. Picture: Matt RoundCadhay Fair 2018. Picture: Matt Round

“It is such a beautiful setting it draws people in to come and see.

“The steel band were fantastic.”

Michael Moore, chairman of the fair committee, said: “It went very well, we were blessed with a nice day.

“It was very successful and there were a lot of people there which is more important to making money.”

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