March St George's Fayre will be held on Sunday 28th April 2019. The town centre streets are pedestrianized creating space for a bustling street market and fun fair. The opening parade will take place at 10.00am in celebration of St George into the market place followed by live music and dance performances throughout the day. There is a wide variety of entertainment free of charge from Viking warriors to live magic!
If you would like to book a stall click here.
The Parade consists of many performers and local groups. Such as - ATC, ELRiot, March Mummers, Pig Dyke Molly, Bourne Borderers, Ladies Netball (Ladybirds), Guides/Brownies, Westwood Primary School, Burrowmoor Primary School, 20Twenty, Scouts, McMillan, British Legion Riders Div, Royal British Legion, Vintage Cycles, March Soccer School, March Park Rangers, Cubs, March Park Run & Scooters.
On the stages we have - Opening by the Mayor, House Band, Westwood, Burrowmoor, All saints, Lucy Collins & 20Twenty.
There are also numerous hot food outlets & a Gin & Prosecco Truck 'The Gin & Fizz Stop' serving all day!
There are also Street Performances by Bourne Borderers, ElRiot, March Mummers, Pig Dyke Molly & Scooters.
Past St George's Special Attractions
zorbing has come to march, the popular attraction mainly saw falling down large hills and in lakes across the country will be in out by the library, the attraction which is normally seen in amusement parks makes this an event you can't miss.
Fancy yourself as the next Roberto Carlos? Then have a go on the speed cage by the library to see If you can score the fastest goal, £1.00 per go.
Hop on board the March Adventurer with Fox Narrowboat’s qualified skipper. Enjoy a half hour trip along the slow waters of the Nene departing from the town bridge every half hour, the first voyage sets sail at 10:30 am travelling through our beautiful park continuing down the quiet Nene Parade.
There will also be stilt walkers going around and entertaining everyone with their fantastic costumes and their impressive skills, blending into the fayre like it's their natural habitat charming and captivating passersby, there one of the many acts that help make St Georges Fayre so enjoyable.
This year sees the return of this popular attraction from www. minigolfandgames.co.uk. Crazy golf offers fun for all the family, for children and big kids too. So why not try and hit a hole in one!
Birds of Prey
Visit the library area for your chance to hold a bird of prey. Jeff has reared some of the birds for over 20 years and continues to be a popular attraction.
SC Games and Prop Design will be in the library area with all your favourite games. Why not try and win a coconut or beat the buzzer.
The March Society will be in the library area at 11 am 12:30 and 2 pm Come and join them and enjoy an exciting St George’s Tale.
Vintage fire engine
Visit Vivien the Fire Engine, try on the junior fire kit, have your picture taken sitting on the fire engine which this year will be 85 years old.
Kinghts in Armour
Shining knight in armour will be showing up to help march celebrate St George's Fayre, they will be strolling around to make sure the Fayre is safe from the horrible dragon whilst amusing all they come across.
Don’t ‘duck’ out of the fayre too early or you’ll miss the annual duck race from the town bridge at 3 pm. Ducks cost £1 per entry and can be purchased on the day from the scouts on the Town bridge. There will be a £50 cash prize for the first duck across the finish line. Funds raised are in aid of the 1st March Scout Group Reg. Charity 300719.
Scouting offers outdoor challenges, activities and fun for boys and girls from 6 – 18. To find out more please contact John Lattimore on 07837 117760.