New listing Devonmoor Pottery Widecombe Fair, Tom Cobley & Friends Milk Jug Vintage AR103. Widecombe Fair Committee would like to remind you that Horse Passports should be available if requested. Whilst not the biggest, Widecombe hosts arguably the most famous of Dartmoor's many fairs and shows. The Widecombe Fair Committee has kindly allowed LOVE Devon and the villagers the use of the field and facilities on Sunday 16th September following the famous Widecombe Fair on the previous Tuesday, and the villagers have been busy organising a whole range of family friendly activities. We can’t wait to welcome you to our NEW pub and restaurant where you can enjoy tasty food and refreshing drinks at great value prices. Widecombe Fair is held on the second Tuesday in September each year, and attracts thousands of visitors to the tiny Dartmoor village of Widecombe-in-the-Moor. The following Saturday the same paper reported that “A cattle fair was held at Widecombe-in-the-Moor for the first time on Tuesday last.” It was said to have been a busy affair with a large attendance of yeomen and gentlemen of the district where 736 sheep, 1,507 cattle, and 50 ponies were put under the hammer. The Widecombe Fair Committee Co Ltd reserves the right to judge classes in the order they think fit. Widecombe-in-the-Moor is about 35 minutes drive from your Ashcombe Holiday Cottage.Run entirely by volunteers to raise money for local good causes, as well as … Please accept marketing cookies to view TripAdvisor. Tweet. Well-behaved dogs on leads welcome! Only one prize in each class will be awarded if there are only two entrants and only … 3 talking about this. All horses, ponies, cattle and sheep to be on the ground by 8.30 am and none will be admitted after that time. Widecombe Fair is famous not just in Devon, but across the world. The Committee reserves the right to cancel any event or class. It all started more than 150 years ago, with a cattle show, a sheep sale and an old folk song - … For this is the day of the Widecombe Fair, immortalised by the enduring Devon folk song, featuring ‘Uncle Tom Cobley and all’. Deadline for entries: 23rd August 2017. All cattle and sheep must be the bona fide property of the exhibitors. The sun is out in Widecombe and the Fair Field is none the worse for yesterday's 'wash'. The Widecombe Fair Committee has kindly allowed LOVE Devon and the villagers the use of the field and facilities on Sunday 16th September following the famous Widecombe Fair on the previous Tuesday, and the villagers have been busy organising a whole range of family friendly activities. Widdicombe Fair Song by John Spencer With Bill Brewer, Jan Stewer, Peter Gurney, Peter Day, Daninel Whiddon, Harry Hawk And uncle Tom Cobbley and all. Widdicombe Fair Alternative; Synopsis. If at any time the judge should have cause to doubt as to the soundness of any livestock, they shall order such livestock to be examined by the shows veterinary surgeon, whose decision shall be final. The fairground is packed, but there's still…, Friends of The Dartmoor Hill Pony Display Team showing off their moves in the main ring! Now mid-clear-up, WFC would like to thank all our many, many volunteers, and sponsors for their hard wo…, Wow did we get lucky! Only one prize in each class will be awarded if there are only two entrants and only two prizes will be awarded if there are only three entrants. Country. trade. 1928. Widecombe Fair is on 10th September in the picturesque Dartmoor village of Widecombe-in-the-Moor. Customs services and international tracking provided. Top Rated Seller Top Rated Seller. Category. Competitors and Exhibitors in all classes must hold their own Public Liability Insurance,   which must be valid and up-to-date. Buy It Now. And just a final word this evening from the Chair of Widecombe Fair Committee, Mike Pascoe: “After a busy day we would still be continuing the party and dancing the night away. It soon became an … Comedy. On the second Tuesday in September - for almost every year since the middle of the 19th century - people flock to Widecombe-in-the-Moor in droves. Film details. Entrance Fees (to include P&P), insurance details and acceptance of Rules and Regulations must accompany all entries. TWO WIDECOMBE FAIR VINTAGE POTTERY JUGS. The second Tuesday in September is traditionally the date of Widecombe Fair.This year is probably the sixth year that the DPA has had a presence, the earliest blog post on the subject is from September 2014, on the old blog.Well done to Derek Collins and Phil Hutt for their early start to put up the double-gazebo. Type. It is recommended that any colt or stallion, three years and over, should wear a bit or chiffney at all times when being handled. The annual Widecombe Fair event was back today in the picturesque Dartmoor village of Widecombe-in-the-Moor. And just a final word this evening from the Chair of Widecombe Fair Committee, Mike Pascoe: “After a busy day we would still be continuing the party and dancing the night away. Whilst celebrating traditional rural life and providing a wonderful day out, it also raises money for good causes. Perhaps the Widecombe version is the most famous because the setting is so appealing and atmospheric.” Widecombe Fair (1928) Tweet. Terry and the team are really pleased to announce that the Widecombe Fair is now open! We are working closely with Love Devon to plan the 'Walk for Widecombe' on Sunday 16th September and events in the Fair Field during the afternoon - free entry. Widecombe –in-the-Moor is famous for it’s annual Fair. Check out the link for a full list of acts performing on T…, Marquees are up, laying out well underway. Wyndham Standing Marguerite Allan William Freshman. The beautiful village of Widecombe-in-the-Moor lies between green fields and high, moorland hills in a sheltered valley on the East side of Dartmoor. It is the Owners’ obligation to keep animals watered. For some it is the first chance to sit down after a busy day on their feet and enjoying some of the great folk music that has been on offer all day. The screenplay concerns a farmer who is able to save his farm when he digs up buried treasure. It is the Owners responsibility to ensure that any handler of the livestock, or rider of their horse/pony is of suitable physical capability and stature, experience and age to be in charge of that particular animal. or Best Offer +C $20.79 shipping. It takes place on the second Tuesday of September so in 2016 Widecombe Fair is on Tuesday 13th September.The fair is synonymous with the Devon folk song Widecombe Fair which is celebrated in signs an "Widecombe Fair", also called "Tom Pearce" (sometimes spelt "Tam Pierce"), is a well-known Devon folk song about a man called Tom Pearce, whose horse dies after someone borrows it to travel to the fair in Widecombe with his friends. The organisers reserve the right to refuse entry or to request an owner to remove their horse or pony from the Showground with immediate effect and without refund. Originally a livestock fair, now an enterainment … Cups will be presented on Fair Day and Winners are required to sign a receipt and have their name and date engraved on the Trophy at their own expense. Widecombe Fair moved from being sung in pubs to being performed in concert halls and drawing rooms, and was one of the country’s favourite songs. WITHYCOMBE FAIR. Exhibitors/competitors must at all times follow the instructions of the Show Officials and take all reasonable precautions to ensure the safety of themselves and others on the showground. From United Kingdom. R162630 Widecombe Fair. Widecombe Fair, Mansfield: See 257 unbiased reviews of Widecombe Fair, rated 4 of 5 on Tripadvisor and ranked #44 of 199 restaurants in Mansfield. Winners of the horse and pony classes are requested to take part in the Grand Parade. They don't need water but you can always put a bit of water in. ‘LOCAL’ shall be deemed to mean that the owner lives in the parishes served by “The Parish Link” or Buckland-in-the-Moor at the closing date of entry. what, when and where to. We have two new Faux Flower collections. All exhibits to remain on view until after the Parade of Prize Winners. It was agreed unanimously that the Parish Council would pay for the additional manning of the toilets on Fair Day at a cost of £191.90. Time left 9d 4h left. Widecombe Community Hall CIO is made up of a group of vounteers that endeavour to bring Widecmobe and the surrounding communities, a modern and usable space in a beautiful location. Our artificial silk flowers in a Jam Jar., where you will find lots of different silk and artificial flowers that have been trimmed from larger stems and arranged in the jar. compete. Genre. The earliest written record was in 1850, when it was described in the Plymouth Gazette as a cattle fair. No late entries will be accepted for any Classes. Discover Widecombe Fair Horse in Widecombe in the Moor, England: This painted wooden sculpture depicts the characters of a popular Devon folk song. Fiction. For some it is the first chance to sit down after a busy day on their feet and enjoying some of the great folk music that has been on offer all day. vintage widecombe pottery small cream jug "off to widecombe fair" used. (a) Widecombe Fair – review of 2011 The Chairman suspended standing orders and invited Roger Ford-Evans (Secretary, Widecombe Fair Committee) to review this year’s Fair Day. Widecombe Fair Character Jug Devonmoor Jug Riders on Horse - Vintage Vase. EUR 22.44. Exhibitors entering more than one class must, if class times clash, decide which class they wish to attend. Pre-Owned. DARTMOUTH *DEVON* WIDECOMBE FAIR JUG Dispatched with Royal Mail 2nd Class. Year. Widecombe Fair is an annual fair in England, held in the Dartmoor village of Widecombe-in-the-Moor on the second Tuesday in September. 2020-Tuesday 8th September, Widecombe Village Green and Fair Field. Run entirely by volunteers to raise money for local good causes, aswell as providing an opportunity for farmers to compare the size of their tractors, Widecombe Fair takes place on the second Tuesday of September each year and attracts visitors from far and wide. C $32.92. Mobile phones will not work on the showground and are not permitted when a competitor or other person are controlling an animal ie holding, leading or riding. The Widecombe Fair Committee asked the Parish Council whether it would be able to bear the cost. 0 bids. It… Widecombe Fair. The lyrics of Devon's best known folk song tell a simple enough story - seven men and a grey mare set off for Widecombe Fair, but before completing their journey the old horse becomes sick and dies. Widecombe Fair, Mansfield: See 257 unbiased reviews of Widecombe Fair, rated 4 of 5 on Tripadvisor and ranked #44 of 199 restaurants in Mansfield. Frith. C $11.69. The Committee reserves the right to cancel any event or class. Promotions. Featuring. No person shall enter the space or enclosure set aside for the judging, or hold any communication with the judges or examining veterinary surgeon without permission from the steward. Widecombe Fair tuesday 8th September.2020 widecombe.dartmoor.9am ‘til late. The film's plot was adapted from a 1913 novel by Eden Philpotts, loosely based on the popular folk song "Widecombe Fair Any competitor who causes delay will be disqualified. DARTMOUTH *DEVON* WIDECOMBE ~~~~~comes from a smoke and pet free home Leamington Spa UK Postal Costs:- payments To the Scottish Highlands, Scottish Islands, Isle of man, isle of Wight, Scilly Isles, … Pre-owned. @. Some may be sad to know it's the last year the whole thing'll be put tog…, What a day! The cozy atmosphere of this spot allows customers to relax after a hard working day. All persons mounted on horses or ponies, whether competing or not, must wear a hard hat to the relevant British Safety Standard. Pre-owned. It is well known as the subject of the folk song of the same name, featuring Uncle Tom Cobley and his friends.. History. 9.00am ‘til late. visit . From United Kingdom +C $6.24 shipping. Click here for parking charges. And just a final word this evening from the Chair of Widecombe Fair Committee, Mike Pascoe: “After a busy day we would still be continuing the party and dancing the night away. United Kingdom. A bit of mizzle this morning, now full sunshine! The staff is said to be efficient here. Alternative titles. He explained that the Fair Committee this year was moving towards a break even situation. Entries in all classes can be made via the website www.widecombefair.com or by post; Cattle and Sheep to be made to the Hon Agricultural Secretary: Debbie Dracup,  Broadaford, Widecombe-in-the-Moor, Newton Abbot, TQ13 7TX, 01364 621375 and Pony and Horse Classes to the Hon Agricultural Secretary: Hannah Fursdon, Lowertown Farm, Poundsgate, Newton AbbotDevon, TQ13 7PQ, 01364 631034. 1961. At Widecombe Fair, guests can have good yorkshire pudding and tasty sundaes. R167546 Widecombe Fair. No entrance fee shall be refundable on any account including the partial or total abandonment or postponement of the Fair. Widecombe Fair is a 1928 British silent comedy drama film directed by Norman Walker and starring William Freshman, Marguerite Allan, Moore Marriott and Judd Green. Film. All age restrictions to be counted up to and including Fair Day. Its chorus ends with a long list of the people travelling to the fair: "Bill Brewer, Jan Stewer, Peter Gurney, Peter Davy, Dan'l Whiddon, … Norman Walker. The Widecombe Fair Committee Co Ltd reserves the right to judge classes in the order they think fit. You will hardly forget delicious beer, gin or wine that you can drink. The beautiful village of Widecombe-in-the-Moor lies between green fields and high, moorland hills in a sheltered valley on the East side of Dartmoor. For Local Riding Classes, children attending Widecombe School will be eligible. This place has great tea among its drinks. “I’ve found more than 50 different versions, and no doubt there were more. widecombe fair committee company limited Gerald Chaffe Smerdon has been working at WIDECOMBE FAIR COMMITTEE COMPANY LIMITED since 12 April 2011, currently, he/she works on the position of a Director (SHOPKEEPER). From United Kingdom +EUR 13.43 postage estimate. No stock once entered can be substituted for another animal and any person who enters stock must be the same, unless the non-exhibition of an animal be caused by the death of the animal or animals, contagious disease, or any unavoidable cause in which case shall be proved by a veterinary surgeon's certificate or otherwise to the satisfaction of the committee. The committee recommends the use of protective headgear whilst horses are being handled on the show ground. Director. There were more cozy atmosphere of this spot allows customers to relax after a hard working day of... 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