Church warden is blown away with how much money a simple Spring Fayre can make in a tiny village

St Peter's Church Wimblington - Spring Fayre. Plant stall, Ruth Houlding. Picture: Steve Williams.

St Peter's Church Wimblington - Spring Fayre. Plant stall, Ruth Houlding. Picture: Steve Williams. - Credit: Archant

Spring has sprung at St Peter’s Church in Wimblington thanks to a fayre that raised £712.

St Peter's Church Wimblington - Spring Fayre. Roger Venni with the prizes he won.Picture: Steve Will

St Peter's Church Wimblington - Spring Fayre. Roger Venni with the prizes he won.Picture: Steve Williams. - Credit: Archant

The annual event has grown in popularity in recent years said church warden Peter James who said this year’s event was packed with people enjoying a host of stalls and refreshments.

“The amount we raised was astounding,” he said.

“It is amazing how much we can make in one day, it’s nice to know our event seems to be growing, for the last few years it has become busier and busier.”

The event had a range of bric a brac stalls, plants, tombola, tea, coffee and cake and crafts.


You may also want to watch:


It is one of the major fund raising events in the church calendar which helps raise money towards upkeep of the historic building.

The next event is a McMillan Cancer coffee morning on Tuesday September 20 and in November the Autumn fayre.

Most Read

Become a Supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years. Our industry faces testing times, which is why we're asking for your support. Every contribution will help us continue to produce local journalism that makes a measurable difference to our community.

Become a Supporter