Tintern Festivals Association

The purpose of the Tintern Festivals Association is the enhancement of the social, cultural, economic and environmental life of Tintern and the surrounding area by organising village community festivals. These are organised through a committee comprised of members of the local community.



Chairperson Vanessa Dodd 
Secretary John Clarke 
Treasurer John Livermore 
Reverend Nora Hill
Gill Perret
Fiona Frank
Herbie Giradet
Barbara Giradet

Village Fete Sub-Committee

In 2012 it was decided to hold a village fete to celebrate the Queen’s Jubilee year and to do this a sub-committee was formed under the umbrella of the Festivals Association to organise it. Due to the success of the fete it was agreed this should be made an annual event to be held on the first Saturday of July and fete’s were held in 2013. 2014, 2015 and 2016 with one is planned for 2017. As of January 2017 the sub-committee is made up of the following local people:

Helen Carter/Jessica Carter-James/Vivien Richards/Dorothy Andrews/Herbie Giradet/Barbara Giradet/Terina Scheeres/Alan Carter/John Livermore

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Past Events
July 2016 Medieval themed Village Fete
July 2015 American themed Village Fete
July 2014 Pirate themed Village Fete
July 2014 Sacred Site and Sound event in Tintern Abbey and St Michael’s church
May 2014 Wye Valley River Festival
July 2013 Teddy Bear themed Village Fete
June 2012 Diamond Jubilee Village Fete
September 2011 Week long Michaelmas Festival
John Clarke
01291 680139
email jjclar7@aol.com
For all Tintern Fete enquiries:
Vivien Richards
01291 689244
email vivien.richards@yahoo.co.uk