Mells daffodil festival Easter Monday 22 APril 2019

There's loads of fun stuff throughout the day.

IN THE MAIN FIELD

ALL DAY: Music, Food stalls, Cheese & Grain beer tent, Classic cars and stationary engines, Circus skills, Ferret racing, wildlife tent.

Seventies fancy dress competition: 12.00 Get tie-dyeing, dig out your bell bottoms, and put some flowers in your hair. Judged by TV presenter, author and angling expert Jeremy Wade (famous for Jeremy Wade's Mighty Rivers).

Dog Show, sponsored by Bellevue Vets: 2pm. No need to apply - just arrive with your dog. Judged by Jeremy Wade. Categories are Best Female Dog, Best Male Dog, Waggiest Tail, Dog That Looks Most Like Its Owner, Best in Show. £1 per entry.

Tug of War: 4pm. No need to apply - just arrive. Come as a team of 6 or see if you can form a team on the spot. It's £1 per person, in aid of Lisa's Army cancer support.

Children’s Tent

Crafting with Elliart Art Clubs

Punch & Judy: check at tent for times.

Toy Library.

AT THE CHURCH

10.00 Frome Town Band

11.00 Opening ceremony

The children’s choir will sing and Alex Beresford will open the Festival. Alex will crown the Daffodil King and Queen.

Then he’ll judge the Easter Bonnet competition,  sponsored by All Hallows school.

11.30 Teddy Bear Parachuting

12.00 Mells Community Choir

Mells Has Talent: between 12.30 and 3 in the church – young people perform, with music by blues/soul/funk band the Funk Tuckers.

3.00 Gospel music from the Band of Pilgrims

 

MANOR GARDENS

Open 11.00–5.00 (50p entrance fee, children free): A quiet spot with teas, coffee, cakes, birds of prey, garden games, fortune teller.

IN SELWOOD STREET

120 stalls with crafts, bric a brac, vintage gear, plants, coffee, street food. Wood-turning demos. Just Snakes Rescue.

1.00 Morris Men outside the Talbot Inn

 

BY THE WAR MEMORIAL

12.00 Morris Men

1.00 Town Criers’ competition

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