Shutford gearing up for its annual family festival

Shutford's annual village fete returns this weekend
Shutford's annual village fete returns this weekend

This year’s Shutford Festival is this Saturday and will once again take place in the grounds of Manor House Park.

The annual event is three events in one with afternoon family fun, an evening of live music and a car show.

Shutford will host its annual fete and car show this weekend which will include cars such as this Subaru Impreza Sti Type Ra Version 6 limited edition NNL-180620-105036001

Shutford will host its annual fete and car show this weekend which will include cars such as this Subaru Impreza Sti Type Ra Version 6 limited edition NNL-180620-105036001

Afternoon activities start at 1pm and will feature new act Juggling John, a physical-comedy-circus performer adept at both entertaining the children as well as parents. His many skills include juggling, fire breathing, escapology and magic.

The afternoon will also include traditional festival stalls, pottery and cookery workshops, Banbury X Archers, mini beasties, a car boot sale, air rifle competition and a beer tent and barbecue.

For lovers of motor vehicles the festival will also feature a classic car show which, among other motoring marques, will include a Daimler Dart SP250, a 1962 BMW Isetta Bubblecar a Subaru Impreza Sti Type Ra Version 6 limited edition as well as Ferrai’s and Porsche’s.

Live music will start at 5pm featuring Cold Blue Daze, Lucky Dog, Kate and The Mooncats and finishing with the The Meanies.

Children take part in the tug-o-war during the Shutford Festival. NNL-150707-173547001

Children take part in the tug-o-war during the Shutford Festival. NNL-150707-173547001

Tickets available on the day at £2 for afternoon admission and £7 for the evening, children under 12 free.

For more info visit www.shutfordvillage.com.