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What is FairFest?

FairFest is a FREE event brought to you by a team of hardworking volunteers from Fairford Rugby Club. We bring together the best of local bands and musicians, family entertainment, great food and refreshing beers and ciders for a perfect 'sunny' summer festival ... all weekend long!

And 2019 is our 10th Anniversary! So come along for our biggest and best weekend ever!

Where?

Walnut Tree Field, Park Street, Fairford

Satnav: GL7 4JN

When?

Friday 16th, Saturday 17th and Sunday 18th August 2019
Music, food and bar from 6pm Friday, 12pm Saturday and Sunday.

See what's on each day...

Why?

FairFest is held each year to help out local youth activities, clubs and projects.

See who we've helped over the years...

Keep up with our latest announcements - follow us on Facebook

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FLAMING FRIDAY

Fantastic food, fire and tunes!

Live music from acoustic guitarist and DJ Jules in the beer tent from 6pm, followed by a silent disco from midnight.

Over 30 Real Ales and traditional Ciders. Full bar open from 6pm till midnight.

Bouncy castles will be available for the kids from 6pm - wristbands are £3 per day or £5 for the whole weekend.

Lynwood's Coffee Pod will be open from 10am and Airstream Diner from 11am.

Amazing Dodgy Burgers - handmade burgers cooked under the bonnet of a real American Dodge Charger!!

Whole chickens cooked on giant 16ft BBQ trailer (probably the biggest mobile BBQ in the world!). You must try our fire roasted chicken wraps and corn roast, and Pizza in the Park are back with their wood-oven-baked crispy based pizzas! Yeeha!!

Our giant braziers will make the night glow around you ... and are perfect for toasting marshmallows!

We'll also have the award-winning Cotswold Chippy and the FRFC Buttie Van will be serving their famous footlong hot dogs.

Plus more exciting new food stalls appearing this year - check our Facebook page for regular announcements.

BIG TUNES SATURDAY

A massive day of live music!

Join us for breakfast! Airstream Diner will be serving breakfast croissants from 10am

10 bands and acts from midday till midnight on the outdoor stage.

Over 30 Real Ales and traditional Ciders. Full bar open from 12pm till midnight.

Hot and cold food all day including ...
Lynwood’s new Coffee Pod serving amazing coffees and snacks from 10am
American eats from Airstream Diner
Fish and Chips from The Cotswold Chippy
The FRFC Buttie Van with their Footlong Hot Dogs!

...more food stalls to be announced ... check our Facebook page for regular updates.

All new Children’s activities for our 10th anniversary...

Bouncy castles will be available for the kids all day long - wristbands are £3 per day or £5 for the whole weekend.

Children’s activity tent including arts & crafts and our giant chalkboard.

Get involved with Former Special Forces Survival Instructor Jeremy Holt:
12pm - "How to let off different kinds of fire extinguishers – everyone is welcome to have a go"
2pm - "How to make your own survival tin – everyone is welcome to make their own tin"
4pm - "Competition – alternative uses of things in a survival situation"

...more activities coming soon.

Trade stands, workshops, face painting and professional Henna tattoos.

CHILL OUT SUNDAY

Relax and enjoy!

Come and enjoy the tunes, have a beer and a bite to eat.

Cool acoustic music from guitarist Joe Slone, soloist Chris Reed, and the famous Farmer John (Oooo Aarrr!!) in the beer tent from midday - bring your instrument and join in the open mic session!

Not to be missed - dog racing from 2pm - bring your pooch for a spin (weather permitting)! Then have a bet on the charity tote - terrier racing at 3pm.

And NEW for our 10th anniversary - Rock and Roll Bingo from 3pm! Awesome prizes to be announced soon.

Rock and Roll Bingo

More afternoon events to be announced - check our Facebook page for regular updates.

FAIRFEST SPONSORS

Huge thanks to all our amazing sponsors - without you this fantastic festival would not be possible ...big love!!

You can join in the fun too - Sponsor a Barrel and see your name and/or logo on one of our full size beer barrels, in pride of place at the bar all weekend. We only have a limited number of barrels so make sure you get in quick!

Or maybe you’re a bit more adventurous and would like to sponsor other parts of the festival ... perhaps the main stage or bouncy castles are more your thing, or even the toilets ... everyone will be paying them a visit at some point! Let us know below... every sponsor will appear on our website, be displayed at the festival and mentioned on our Facebook page.

THE SERIOUS BIT

Entry to FairFest is FREE all weekend. All we ask is that you enjoy the music and purchase your food and drink from the lovely local vendors inside the festival.

No food or drink can be brought into the festival site. Thank you for your co-operation.

Children's bouncy castles can be used with a wristband. These can be purchased from the festival and cost £3 per child for one day, or £5 per child for the whole weekend.

There may be charges/donations requested for other activities and these will be clearly displayed at the festival.

We're aiming for a 'zero single-use plastic' festival - you can help by purchasing a limited edition reusable FairFest cup for just £1. Bring it with you each day and refill it throughout the festival. Please note, all refills are full price. Cups provided by HappyCups.

All information about the festival will be published here and/or on our Facebook page as soon as it becomes available, but if you need any more details or would like to speak to the organisers please contact us.

Sponsor a Barrel

... or something else ... maybe the stage, bouncy castles or even toilets take your fancy, let us know - we have lots of sponsorship opportunities and would love to promote you at FairFest!


Sponsor a Barrel

... or something else ... maybe the stage, bouncy castles or even toilets take your fancy, let us know - we have lots of sponsorship opportunities and would love to promote you at FairFest!


Get in touch

All info about timings and events will be published on the website as we confirm them. The best place to find regular updates is on our Facebook page, but if you still have questions please contact us...


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