Tintern Fete

Saturday 27th June 2020

The free midday to midnight celebration for everyone.

Save the date, Saturday 27th June.

Here's a taste of everything that's coming!
Entertainment
  • Arnie Kazam, renowned magician making his 9th appearance at Tintern Fete!
  • Rainbow Gecko with their bubble show and walkabout
  • Drumming performance and workshop
  • Higher Beings circus show and skills with aerial performance
  • Wigglebums Yoga for kids
  • Kid's dance group
  • Finger puppet storytelling
  • Children's poetry workshop
    See more here.
Live Music
  • Wye Fi, the ever popular rock and pop band
  • The Rob Connolly Band
  • Lee McCrory
  • Shanghai Shuffle
  • Echo Bandits
    See the poster
Food
We're really proud of the great food we find for the Fete and this year will be no exception. Just look at who is coming:
  • Emma's Pigs
  • World Foods
  • Firebird Oven
  • Brookes Ice Cream
Competitions!
  • Poetry Competition Details
  • Photo Competition Details
  • Fancy Dress Competition Details
We are also extremely proud to have our famous Tintern Fete Bar in the Village Hall which will be running its non-stop service of great beers, wines and soft drinks, all at amazingly good prices!
With non-stop live music, brilliant entertainment acts, a huge number of craft and producer stalls, and food and drink for every taste, Tintern Fete is a go-to attraction throughout the lower Wye Valley and beyond. Take a look below for feel of of what's coming.

To celebrate the 70th anniversary of The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, our theme is children's literature and we extend a very warm welcome to Eloise Williams, Children's Laureate Wales, who will be with us.
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Eloise Williams, Children's Laureate Wales
Below, a few pictures from previous Tintern Fetes (click to enlarge)

Some comments from 2019's stallholders and visitors

"Was amazing - such a great event, music from noon to midnight, great stalls, & I loved the stilt spacemen, robot light show & fantastic fire show…all in a magical setting with the Abbey as the backdrop and sunshine in the day & stars at night."

"Such a fantastic day…"

"Thank you so much for having us to play at this fabulous fete. Steve and I thoroughly enjoyed our time. Congratulations on another successful year. Amazing."

"Thank you for having us at your event. Was so well organised…"

"We'll definitely be back next year if allowed. Thank you to everyone involved…"

"Thank you for having Mama Chlo's Kitchen. Weather was amazing (if a little warm for the cakes!)

"Thank you Helen and all for another lovely day at The Fete. Don't know how you organise these really hot days- impressive! Please let me know for next year…"

"Many thanks for allowing us to have  a stall at Tintern fete yesterday.  We had a lovely & profitable day which will help our funds enormously."

"We would like to make the Tintern fete  a regular event in our diary."

"Another brilliant day at the Fete yesterday. Such a lot going on and all for free. Already excited for next year! Well done everyone."

2019 Fete Report
The Tintern Festivals Association prepared a report on the 2019 Fete which can be viewed below. Its main aim is to provide evidence of the use of funds to grant-makers who kindly supported the event but it also gives an insight into how much organisation is required to put on a successful fete each year.
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Contact
Vivien Richards, Chair of the Fete Committee
01291 689244
email
vivien.richards@yahoo.co.uk
Stallholder enquiries: Helen Carter, 07775 704842,
helencarter2006@yahoo.co.uk