Crowds gather for annual Hertfordshire village festival

PUBLISHED: 14:58 28 August 2018 | UPDATED: 16:06 28 August 2018

Burnham Green Village Fete 2018 - Craig Dyson and Craig Dyson with their dogs Mister Chow and Trooper.   Picture: Karyn Haddon

Burnham Green Village Fete 2018 - Craig Dyson and Craig Dyson with their dogs Mister Chow and Trooper. Picture: Karyn Haddon

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Crowds gathered in village over the bank holiday weekend to enjoy an annual festival.

Burnham Green Village Fete 2018 - Romilly, 4, enjoys the fairground ride.


 Picture: Karyn HaddonBurnham Green Village Fete 2018 - Romilly, 4, enjoys the fairground ride. Picture: Karyn Haddon

Families, teenagers and all ages rocked up to the Burnham Green Festival on Monday, August 27, organised by the Burnham Village Community.

The festival, which has been held since 1995 on the August bank holiday, featured a Spitfire aerobatic display, funfair, traditional produce show, children’s races, sideshows, tea tent, bar, barbecue and stalls.

In celebration, the White Horse in Burnham Green held its summer music festival from Friday, August 24, to the Monday.

Music enthusiasts enjoyed The Jazz Dynamos, Soul Agent Tony and Vicky Nolan.

Burnham Green Village Fete 2018 - Joe Messham, 7, enjoys the fairground ride.


 Picture: Karyn HaddonBurnham Green Village Fete 2018 - Joe Messham, 7, enjoys the fairground ride. Picture: Karyn Haddon

Member of the Burnham village community Alan Tyler said: “It was a very good day with a great atomsphere.

“This year the vegetable and food show was especially popular and we had a lot of entries.”

There were prizes for the largest vegetables grown, including marrows and onions.

Burnham Green Village Fete 2018 - Kira Mann, 8, enjoys the fairground swing.


 Picture: Karyn HaddonBurnham Green Village Fete 2018 - Kira Mann, 8, enjoys the fairground swing. Picture: Karyn Haddon

Burnham Green Village Fete 2018 - Jaxson Nolan, 4, enjoys the fairground ride. 


Picture: Karyn HaddonBurnham Green Village Fete 2018 - Jaxson Nolan, 4, enjoys the fairground ride. Picture: Karyn Haddon

Burnham Green Village Fete 2018 - Gabby with her dog Kobi and Dawn with her dog Gretel. 


Picture: Karyn HaddonBurnham Green Village Fete 2018 - Gabby with her dog Kobi and Dawn with her dog Gretel. Picture: Karyn Haddon

Burnham Green Village Fete 2018 - Olivia Rigby, 8, enjoys the coconut shy. 


Picture: Karyn HaddonBurnham Green Village Fete 2018 - Olivia Rigby, 8, enjoys the coconut shy. Picture: Karyn Haddon

Burnham Green Village Fete 2018 - Nate, 12, enjoys the bungee run.


 Picture: Karyn HaddonBurnham Green Village Fete 2018 - Nate, 12, enjoys the bungee run. Picture: Karyn Haddon

Burnham Green Village Fete 2018 - Alan Tyler  with his 2nd prize onions .   Picture: Karyn HaddonBurnham Green Village Fete 2018 - Alan Tyler with his 2nd prize onions . Picture: Karyn Haddon

Burnham Green Village Fete 2018 - Hazel, 8, enjoys the bungee run.


 Picture: Karyn HaddonBurnham Green Village Fete 2018 - Hazel, 8, enjoys the bungee run. Picture: Karyn Haddon

Burnham Green Village Fete 2018 - Leoni Brown, 11, and Olivia Brett, 11, enjoy the day out. 


Picture: Karyn HaddonBurnham Green Village Fete 2018 - Leoni Brown, 11, and Olivia Brett, 11, enjoy the day out. Picture: Karyn Haddon

Burnham Green Village Fete 2018 - Ella and Richard Veness enjoy the fairground ride. 


Picture: Karyn HaddonBurnham Green Village Fete 2018 - Ella and Richard Veness enjoy the fairground ride. Picture: Karyn Haddon

Burnham Green Village Fete 2018 - India Veness, 5, enjoys the fairground ride.


 Picture: Karyn HaddonBurnham Green Village Fete 2018 - India Veness, 5, enjoys the fairground ride. Picture: Karyn Haddon

Burnham Green Village Fete 2018 - Lola Flack, 4, enjoys the fairground ride. 


Picture: Karyn HaddonBurnham Green Village Fete 2018 - Lola Flack, 4, enjoys the fairground ride. Picture: Karyn Haddon

Burnham Green Village Fete 2018 - Chloe Roche and Howard Bell enjoy a drink. 


Picture: Karyn HaddonBurnham Green Village Fete 2018 - Chloe Roche and Howard Bell enjoy a drink. Picture: Karyn Haddon

Burnham Green Village Fete 2018. 


Picture: Karyn HaddonBurnham Green Village Fete 2018. Picture: Karyn Haddon

Burnham Green Village Fete 2018 - Connor and Elliott, 11, with the coconuts won on the shy. 


Picture: Karyn HaddonBurnham Green Village Fete 2018 - Connor and Elliott, 11, with the coconuts won on the shy. Picture: Karyn Haddon

Burnham Green Village Fete 2018 - Gil Russell with his 1st Prize Largest Marrow.    Picture: Karyn HaddonBurnham Green Village Fete 2018 - Gil Russell with his 1st Prize Largest Marrow. Picture: Karyn Haddon

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