Category Archives: Fair on the Yare

The Fair on the Yare Committee is a separate entity to the Village Hall and church, and its sole purpose is to organise and deliver the annual event each summer.

Membership of the Committee changes from time to time and is presently as follows:
Chair – Carolyn Moar, Secretary – Pat Clare, Members – Sarah Carter, David Moar, John and Marion Heathcote, Eileen Dunsdon, Fiona Cantrill and Jackie Kennedy. Mike Balmer provides Treasurer services but is not a member of the Committee.

Photos from the most recent event can be found on the Village’s flickr site at https://www.flickr.com/photos/78542021@N04/albums.

THE 2018 FAIR WILL TAKE PLACE ON SUNDAY 3 JUNE.

St Andrew’s Church – window repairs

Anyone in the vicinity of St Andrew’s Church recently will have seen activity at the south-east end of the church.  Work has begun to repair the large window, and a couple of photos are shown here. A large slice of … Continue reading

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Fair on the Yare 2018 – 7 weeks and counting down

The 2018 Fair on the Yare is only 7 weeks off now.  Can you believe it’s been a year since the last one?  Nevertheless please put the date in your diaries to ensure you don’t miss one of the best days … Continue reading

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Fair on the Yare – Thank You’s from all 4 beneficiaries

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Fair on the Yare – distribution of proceeds

The Fair on the Yare Committee met this evening and agreed that the £5,500 collected would be distributed as follows: East Anglian Air Ambulance     £ 1,500 The Big C Appeal                         £ 1,500 Claxton Church                            £ 2,000 Claxton Village Hall                    £    … Continue reading

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Fair on the Yare – How much did we raise?

There are still some small transactions to factor in but we can confirm that – as anyone passing Claxton Manor can see (below) – we have raised in excess of £5,500 for our charities this year.  Everyone directly involved in … Continue reading

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Fair on the Yare 2017 – another great day

The 2017 Fair on 4 June was blessed with pretty near perfect weather.  Plenty of sun and a slight breeze with occasional clouds – a change from 2015 and 2016 which were if anything too hot.  The rain stayed off … Continue reading

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Fair on the Yare 2017 – A Big Thank You

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Big C – Norfolk’s Cancer Charity

The Big C have sent the attached letter and certificate for the £1,533 raised at this year’s Fair on the Yare.  Of this, £48 was raised by direct donations on the day with the remaining £1,485 coming from the proceeds … Continue reading

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East Anglian Air Ambulance

The EAAA have acknowledged below the donation of £1,485 made from this year’s Fair.

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Fair on the Yare 2016 – financial update

One month on and the financial picture is much clearer.  The 2016 event brought in a surplus of £4,212.41 for disbursement to the 4 chosen charities.  The Management Committee decided to use some of its reserves to bring that figure … Continue reading

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