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Summer Fete 2019 Information

We look forward to seeing you at this year’s Summer Fete.  Here’s some handy information to help you plan your visit.


The fete will open at 12noon on Thursday 30th May.  The Grand Draw will take place at 3pm and the event is expected to close by 4pm.


The entrance for ALL visitors on Fete day will be on Twmpath Lane.  You can see the location of the Fete parking entrance on the below map.

Public Transport

The Fete is accessible via Arriva Buses from Oswestry Bus Station (services 2 and 53).

A free coach is available on a first come first served basis courtesy of Owen’s Coaches in Oswestry.  The coach will pick up from Oswestry Park Gates at 11.30am and will also stop in Gobowen before reaching the fete by 12noon.  The return bus will leave Derwen College at 3.30pm.

Gobowen Train Station is a 15 minute walk from the Fete.  Regular trains arrive at Gobowen from Chester, Shrewsbury and Birmingham.

Raffle Prizes

Raffle prizes currently stand at:

  1. Samsung Tablet 32GB
  2. Selection of fine wines and spirits, donated by Rees Astley Insurance Brokers
  3. Espresso coffee machine
  4. Lion Quays gift voucher – Midweek Spa Day and Lunch for two
  5. Plum Victoria Tree, donated by Frank P Matthews
  6. Acer tree (Crimson King), Frank P Matthews
  7. £50 worth of plants from Derwen College Garden Centre
  8. Wine hamper donated by Rees Astley Insurance Brokers
  9. Bottles of wine donated by Rees Astley Insurance Brokers
  10. Lovingly made, extravagantly decorated chocolate cake from Derwen College
  11. Derwen College Homemade Hamper
  12. Meal for two in The Orangery Restaurant at Derwen x 2
  13. £25 Marks & Spencer voucher

Other prizes at the fete include a voucher from Tesco, Ellesmere and Shlurp, Oswestry.

If you would like any raffle tickets to sell, please email


The weather is looking to be mild and dry for the fete.  Check out the latest weather forecast for fete day here.


Huge thanks go out to all donors for the fete. Grateful thanks also to Bidfood, Jamie Ward and Owen’s Coaches for their support with the fete.