William Barnes Society Fund-Raising Event to celebrate the life of William Barnes the Dorset dialect poet.
Saturday 24th February 2018
From Saturday 24th February 2018 11:00 until Saturday 24th February 2018 15:30
Dorchester Corn Exchange, High East St, Dorchester, Dorset DT1 1HF
In aid of William Barnes Society and St Peter's Church, Dorchester
By popular demand the Victorian Fayre is back for a third year with Music Song and Poetry. Featuring musician John Blackmore performing songs from his forthcoming album.
A very warm welcome awaits you. Step back in time and experience the delights of a Victorian Fayre. A family event with traditional crafts and rural skills.
A variety of rural craft demonstrations and talks including: hurdle making, pimp making, net making, bobbin lace making.
Wonderful array of craft stalls: Victorian Jewellery, Victorian Handmade wooden toys. and a fantastic display of Dorset Bonnets.
Why not try your hand at making: corn dollies, Dorset buttons and net making.
There will be a Children's corner with activities to amuse all including guessing games, pin the bustle on Queen Victoria, wood cuts and printing, silhouette craft, drawing, and quiz.
Plus,of course, Raffle prices and Tombola.
Mouth watering refreshments to suit all tastes: Pigs in blankets, Ploughman's lunch, rustic scones with various jams, Victorian sponges and delicious cakes to name but a few.
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