Dogs dress up at traditional village fete near Milton Keynes and Buckingham

Wicken village is holding a fete on Saturday, June 25, with activities including a a Dog Fancy Dress, village treasure hunt and traditional races.

By Hannah Richardson
Tuesday, 21st June 2022, 10:33 am

The fete opens at 1pm at the sports club, with the Dog Fancy Dress at 1.30pm, plus a treasure hunt, traditional races and a tug of war, as well as vintage cars, stalls and refreshments.

Attractions include Splat the Rat, coconut shy, welly wanging, a children’s entertainer and a craft fayre. The Leckhampstead Shetland Pony Company will be in the Manor House front paddock.

A flower and baking competition for adults and children is being held at St John’s Church, with entries in four different classes – Arrangement of garden or wild flowers in a vase; Miniature tray gardens; Adults’ Victoria sponge; and Kids’ Jubilee biscuit.

Teas being served at the Wicken Scarecrow Festival in 2019

The £200 prize raffle draw takes place at the White Lion pub at 5.30pm, with live music from One Foot in the Groove until 9.30pm.

See the Wicken Village website for more.