Thousands expected at Fayre and Feast

Metheringham Feast.'L-R Jasmin Behan 3 and Amelia Duncan 4. Photo: 9840SA-30
Metheringham Feast.'L-R Jasmin Behan 3 and Amelia Duncan 4. Photo: 9840SA-30


FAYRE AND FEAST - Villagers in Metheringham are busy preparing for their biggest occasion of the year, the annual Fayre and Feast.

The event, which is being held this Saturday, attracts thousands of visitors to the village every year and the organisers are looking for more volunteers to assist with the erection and dismanteling of the stalls on the day. Stewards are also required to help.

If you feel you would like to be involved with the feast, contact parish clerk Sharon Wetherall on 0800634303, or parish councillors Pete Ford on 01526 320016 or Mike reynolds on 01526 323191.

The fayre and feast provides plenty of fun and entertainment for all the family.

This year will mark the 25th year of the modern Metheringham Fayre and Feast and the theme is the Jubilee years. A member of the Red Arrows aerobatics display team will officially open the event at 2pm at the village cross.

The centre of the village will lined with stalls and closed to traffic during the event.

HUB DATES - The next two dates for the Metheringham Hub will be October 25 and November 22. It is held in the village hall and more people with stalls are required to attend. For details contact 01526 322663.


CHARITY DANCE – There will be a charity dance in of Help for Heroes on Saturday at Leasingham Village Hall starting at 8pm.

Music will be provided by East Midlands covers band Superbus. There will be refreshments available and a licensed bar.

Entry is by ticket only, which are available by calling 01652 640495 or 01526 830481.

MOBILE LIBRARY – The mobile library service van will next visit Leasingham on Friday from 10.45am to 11.45am. It will be at the village hall.

To renew books or for more information call 01522 552222 or visit the Lincolnshire County Council website at and select Council Services.

NEWSLETTER – The deadline for the November issue of the Leasingham newsletter is this Friday. Items for publication can be submitted via the small red box inside the post office.

WI NEWS – At the last meeting of the Leasingham WI, guest speaker Jennie Storr gave a talk on her husband’s business, a Georgian cottage by Lincoln Castle which has been turned into a self-catering holiday home.

The next meeting of the WI will be tomorrow (Thursday) from 1.30pm, when there will be a cookery demonstration by Maureen Rhoden on making pates and puddings. Visitors are welcome.

SCHOOL SERVICE – The next school service to be held in St Andrew’s Church will be on Friday at 2.30pm, led by the Year Six children of St Andrew’s Primary School. The community are invited to attend.

RACE NIGHT - A recent race night raised £1,000 for the new Leasingham playing field pavilion. 

RECENT FLOODING – Leasingham Parish Council discussed the recent flooding at their October meeting and resolved to put pressure on Anglian Water to make sure all waterways in the village are regularly cleaned and kept free of debris.


AUTUMN FAIR - Harmston WI are organising an autumn fair in the Memorial Hall on Saturday, October 27, from 12 noon to 4.30pm. To book a stall, call Alison Welsh on 01522 720358.

NEW SIGNS - Harmston Parish Council agreed to purchase bulbs to be planted around the village to provide spring colour.