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G a l m p t o n G o o s e b e r r y P i e F a i r G a l m p t o n G o o s e b e r r y P i e F a i r

Chairman: Martin Ridge: 844927 S u Treasurer: Gary Deare: 842148 n d a y 5 t h J u l y ~ P r o g r a m m e o f E v e n t s

The Gooseberry Pie, baked by Hallett’s The Bakers, will travel by steam railway to Churston Station, arriving at around 12-noon.

The usual procession will leave Churston Station about 12:30 pm, follow Greenway Road to the village, and end 30 minutes later at the Manor Inn.

Here, the Reverend Ian Blyde will bless the Gooseberry Pie, and then Lieutenant Jim Correia of the US Navy will declare the Fair open.

The events shown below are believed correct at the time of going to press.

In and around Stoke Gabriel Road and The Manor Inn:

  • Slices of Gooseberry Pie

  • The Manor Inn outside bar and barbecue

  • Range of stalls and amusements

  • Local food and drink market

  • Refreshments, ice creams

  • Children’s shows in The Manor Inn Pool Room

  • Music from local pipers and brass band

  • Folk music from the Barnacles

  • Lesley Presley, Elvis act

  • Morris dancing

  • Balloons and magic from Lez The Clown

  • Devon Army Cadets and the popular ducking stool

In and around Greenway Road and the Village Halls:

  • Village Institute Hall local art and History Group exhibitions

  • Barn Chapel Hall cream teas

  • Primary School Hall children’s games and entertainment

  • Galmpton traditional & swing jazz band

  • Flute duo

  • Steam traction engine

  • Falconry and birds of prey

Summer 2009

The Fair will officially close around 5:00 pm. Churston with Galmpton Ward

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