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

Fair on the Yare – Thanks from our two major beneficiaries

The Big C and East Anglian Air Ambulance have both written to Carolyn Moar to thank the Fair on the Yare for their record donations from this year’s event.  The letters and certificates are shown below.

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Fair on the Yare 2018 – thanks from Claxton Village Hall

The following has been received from the Chair of Claxton Village Hall, Julia Kaye. Dear Carolyn I am writing to say thank you on behalf of the VH committee for the donation from this year’s event. In the near future … Continue reading

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Fair on the Yare 2018 – thanks from St Andrew’s Church

The following has been received from Claxton Parochial Church Council: Dear Carolyn, Please convey my thanks to the Fair on the Yare Committee for the very generous donation of £1,710.00 this year.  As you know there is always much to do … Continue reading

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Fair on the Yare 2018 – Distribution of Funds

The Fair on the Yare Committee met this evening and agreed on the distribution of available funds following this year’s event. The Committee had previously agreed that The Big C and the East Anglian Air Ambulance would each receive 33% … Continue reading

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New Church Window

Following on from the story on 25 April, two months on and the window is finished.  The two photos below show it in all its glory.  We’ll endeavour to check it out from within the church and report back, but … Continue reading

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Fair on the Yare Dog Show

Congratulations to Willow (owner Johnny Blaza) and Jasmine (owner Harley Goodson) who were placed Champion and Reserve Champion in this year’s Dog Show at the Fair on the Year.  Willow and Johnny only moved to Claxton recently.  What a welcome.

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Fair on the Yare 2018 – Another successful event

Well there it is.  Another Fair on the Yare drew to a close yesterday afternoon, once again blessed by beautiful weather (unlike the previous day).  We estimate that, while the numbers were slightly down on 2017, we still had between … Continue reading

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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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