This year (2022) the Summer Fete is back to normal and will take place on 9th July on the Village Green.
Every summer Sydling holds its church fete. Always a brilliant day (weather permitting!) attracting both residents and visitors from outside the village.
After a 2 year gap, because of COVID, the fete will be back on Saturday 9th July 2:00-5:00pm on the Village Green.
Arena events such as a Dancing Demonstration by The Studio, Dorchester and a Family Dog Show are surrounded by a variety of activities such as Skittles, Coconut Shy, Tombola and other games and a variety of stalls including Plant & Produce, White Elephant, Cakes, Books, Girl’s Accessories and outside Handicraft Stalls.
There is a Childrens’ Area with a Bouncy Castle, Face Painting & Name the Lambs.
Everything is wonderfully catered for with Ice Creams and the Tea and Cakes and Beer marquees.
As usual there will be a Grand Prize Draw: an MOT test at Long Ash Service Station, a £50 meal voucher at The Greyhound Inn, and a £25 meat voucher at Clarks of Grimstone, along with a selection from Cerne Abbas Brewery, a Copper Street Brewery Gift Set, a Luxury Gift Set from Annings of Dorset, a Celebration Cake and many other prizes.
It takes a lot of hard work by villagers to organise such a varied event, but it’s always well worth the effort.