Towersey Church Fete

Sunday 24th June 2018
12.30 - 4pm

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In the stunning grounds of Towersey Manor, Manor Road, Towersey, Near Thame

Towersey Manor is once again the stunning setting for the Towersey Church Fete.  This quintessentially English fete grows in popularity every year with attractions for every age, from strolling round the beautiful gardens to running down the track in our popular children races.

You could indulge in a delicious cream tea served in the tranquillity of the medieval barn, or take a seat on the front lawn whilst enjoying food from our BBQ and a refreshing pint of Pimms or a cold beer.  Perhaps treat yourself to an ice cream whilst enjoying the music from The Notations.

In the courtyard we have a packed afternoon of entertainment with performances by Towersey Village Voices (the local community choir) and dancing by our very own Towersey Morris and Three Horseshoes Morris, you could also spring into step and join our Morris Dancing Workshop.

There is lots for the children, big or small - they could try their hand at the coconut shy or skittles or even see if they can hook a duck or how far they can throw an egg without it breaking.  And let’s not forget our own personal favourite, the Loo-pla!!  Back by popular demand is Professor Boodle with his traditional Punch and Judy show, as is the bouncy castle.

We pride ourselves in being a traditional fete, where in addition to all the above attractions we still have the ever popular homemade cake stall, bric-a-brac and book stall, the manor boutique selling nearly new clothes and a plant stall. New this year is a Home Produce Stall, where you can purchase some of Towersey's finest. The Grand Raffle has a cash prize of £150 plus many other attractive prizes (see below), and the Tombola gives everyone a chance to win lots of attractive prizes.

Silent Auction

The lots for the Silent Auction have been announced.
  • A morning at BBC Radio 2 with Ken Bruce
  • Highland Lodge - One week in a two-bedroom lodge in Perthshire
  • Portrait Head By artist Peter Jones at Phoenix Studio
  • Pencil portrait - from a high resolution photo By artist Mark Davis
  • Dinner in Your own Home - Cooked, served and cleared by the Fete Committee
  • Gardening for half a day - or specialist consultation
  • The Three Horseshoes - Sunday Roast for two
  • The Inn at Emmington - Sunday Roast for two
  • Royal London One-Day Cup Final - Two tickets at Lords on 30th June
  • One-Day International Cricket - England v India - Two tickets at Lords on 14th July
  • Towersey Fringe - Two tickets
  • Blenheim Palace -Tickets for 2 adults and 2 children
  • Bletchley Park - Family Season Ticket
  • Cotswold Wildlife Park - Adult and child ticket
  • Crocodiles of the World - Adult and child ticket
  • Stowe - Family Ticket (two adults and two children)
  • The Oxfordshire - Round of golf for two
  • Waterperry Gardens a Season Ticket for two People
  • Clutch Bag - Butler and Wilson Swarovski
You can bid for fantastic prizes and experiences - some of which are exclusive to the Towersey Fete. For more details and to place your bids, visit the Silent Auction stall at the Fete. Or you can submit a bid in advance by sending an email to and we will be on your behalf up to the amount that you specify.


As usual there are some very attractive prizes for the Raffle;
  • Aqua Vale - Five family swims
  • Beautiful flower bouquet by Bizzie Lizzie
  • Boden - £50 voucher
  • Jack and Alice - £25 Voucher
  • Magnum of Moet & Chandon Champagne
  • Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre Golden Ticket for two Adults and three children
  • West Wycombe Caves - Family Ticket (two adults and two children)
  • Gift Hampers

Towersey Church Fete

How to find us

There is plenty of parking (including disabled parking).  

Admission price is £2 for adults, with children up to the age of 12 admitted free. Admission includes free visits to the stunning Manor Gardens.