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St George's Fayre

St George's Fayre is being held on Sunday 23 April

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March St George's Fayre will be held on Sunday 23rd April 2017 for the 10th year. The town centre streets are pedestrianized creating space for a bustling street market and fun fair. Don't miss the opening parade at 10.15am 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 Punch and Judy shows to circus skill workshops so why not come and join in celebrating England's national day!  If you would like to book a stall please visit the festivals main page.

 

 


Who makes it happen?

St George's Fayre is one of four 'Four Seasons' events which take place in Fenland's market towns throughout the year. The Fayre is delivered by Fenland District Council and a committee of volunteers; it is also supported by March Town Council. Many community organisations within the town have contributed to the event success over the years including; Fen Craft Fairs, The Chamber of Commerce, March Library, March Museum, March Society, Churches Together, The Rotary Club, March Lions, Georges and many more. We would like to thank everyone involved in the Fayre, your support has been invaluable. If you enjoy the event and would like to contribute in some way, be it through sponsorship or even volunteering to steward please contact us.


What's on?

Visitors to the Fayre looking for a fun packed day will not be disappointed. The following attractions have already been confirmed:

Walking Parade 10:15am
Official Opening on the market place 10:30am
Fancy Dress Competition 10:35am on the Market Place

Bookings are now being taken for this year's event which is going to be the best ever celebrating its 10th year.


Plan your journey

If you are travelling by car to March, free parking is available in City Road and Darthill Road car parks. Please bear in mind that there will be no access via Broad Street or High Street as these roads will be closed for the Fayre and diversion routes will be in place from 5am - 7pm. If you are coming by train, March station, which has good links from Peterborough, Ely and Cambridge, is a 15 minute walk from the event. Many people choose to walk or cycle to the event. Please note that once you arrive, cycling is not permitted within the event area. If you are have made a booking to be part of the Fayre you will receive full joining instructions including via which road you should arrive 10 days in advance.

Norfolk Green 46 bus will not pick up from Broad Street for the duration of the road closure, but have advised that the bus will still pick up from Russell Avenue, Wisbech Road, March as usual.