Lemsford Fete has a strong vintage feel with a mixture of stalls, old fashioned games, mouth-watering food and drink, and entertainment to enjoy.
We are pleased for 2019 to introduce to our line up JivesSwing.com, who are currently the UK’s leading swing dance teachers and performers of authentic dances such as the 1940’s Lindy Hop, 1920’s Charleston, 1950’s Dances, Blues, Electro-Swing and Authentic Jazz touring at least 40 weeks a year, inspiring and wowing people with their high energy performances, wherever they go. They’ve taught and performed in the USA and all over Europe, appeared several times on Radio and BBC, ITV and Channel 4 TV shows, Events; and theatre, alongside BBC’s former Strictly Judge Len Goodman, with Joseph teaching him how to Swing dance, MUSE, Alan Carr, BBC’s Strictly’s Anton and Erin; and performed at the world famous ‘Royal Albert Hall’: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YZutETo9SEo, ‘Yolanda Be Cool’ music video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xg9-GMUl89Y and most recently seen on BBC’s Wartime Farm http://youtu.be/NoNuAFcuQxA and hired as 1920s Charleston Experts on Channel 4’s Sunday Brunch –http://youtu.be/gWmKKAQcomE.
After the massive success of the previous years’ line ups we are pleased to welcome back our sit on train taking in the sights of the fete grounds. The immensely popular local ale beer tent and teddy bear zip wire are back as well. For the latter, children are encouraged to bring their own teddy for an exciting ride from the top of St John’s Church tower with a certificate to take away.
Other stalls and games include but are no means limited to:
- BBQ – top quality meat & vegan
- Beer and Pimms Tent. Cask beer kindly sponsored by Crane and Staples.
- Live music
- Face painting
- Bouncy Castle
- Coconut shy
- Crockery Smash
- Homemade jams & chutney
- White Elephant
There will also be numerous music and dance performances throughout the day.