With the summer coming to a close, last weekend Dan had the pleasure of attending the very first Great Bealings Great British Farm Fair. A host of activities were put on for people of all ages, including an old-fashioned Olympics, wool spinning, tractor rides and and craft displays. The event was organised by the Friends of Great Bealings Church, with all of the proceeds raised going towards the preservation and maintenance of St Mary’s Church.
Adrian Melrose co-founded the event, and Dan would like to thank him for his generosity in opening up his farm to allow the fair to take place.
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Social Care Funding (17 Oct 2018)
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