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The Dassett Farmers' Market 21st May 2016

Saturday 21st May 12 - 4pm

Saturday 21st May 12 - 4pm 1

Come and Join Us




Welcome to our Farmers’ Market pages. We will be holding the inaugural event on Saturday 21st May from 12pm to 4pm.


Expanded from the very popular Plant, Cake and Book Sale which is normally run in May and which is extremely well supported and attended by villagers and the parents, friends and family of the children at the school, this year we are expanding it massively, as a part of a huge drive toward embedding a healthy food and Green culture within school, and we have many local organic producers and suppliers, Fairtrade suppliers and other local organisations involved.


In addition to the usual attractions, we have a vintage tractor and static engine display, a bird of prey display, rare breed sheep and pigs, we will be opening the school gardens and allotment, having music recitals in the café area, featuring interactive healthy cookery demonstrations throughout the afternoon, a BBQ, opening our healthy tuck shop, fire engine, WI and Food for Life stalls, various competitions – art, photography and produce, an open hive demonstration and have already got a variety of crafts and organic food and drink suppliers. There are many more attractions booking up all the time.


Obviously we are promoting it extensively - both online and throughout the whole of the local area using our very supportive local press (Banbury Guardian and Leamington Courier), a widespread poster and leaflet campaign as well as having the usual amazing support of our parents and villagers.



Exhibitor Information:

Space is not limited as we will be holding the event in the main hall, corridors, (adjoining classrooms if required) and up to 3 marquees in and around the grounds as well. We are not looking to have lots of similar suppliers, as we appreciate that you want to make the most of your opportunity to market your product and if you wanted to run a demonstration or taster session we would be delighted to accommodate that as well, and we are looking for only £10 for a stall or a 10% donation from sales.


The event is to run from 12pm to 4pm on the afternoon of the 21st May and access to site will be from 9am and electric can be made available if required.


To book a stall simply call 01295 770267 or email  Everything we do to host and promote events is by voluntary donation so all of the profit from the day will go back into the school and be used for a variety of schemes that we have ongoing.


The Dassett is a happy, dynamic and extremely popular school in Fenny Compton, serving all the villages in and around South Warwickshire, situated just off the A423 and within very easy reach of Banbury, Leamington Spa and Southam.


We hope that you feel you would like to join us for this exciting event and look forward to talking with you soon.


In addition to our huge plant, cake and book stalls our exhibitors and attractions include:


Art Decadence

Beautiful hand painted art clocks and original art.

Barbecue run by The Merrie Lion

Gorgeous assortment of delicious food.

Warwickshire Beekeepers Association

Advice from the experts, an open frame hive, virtual demo, candle making activity and honey!

Bar and Pimms Tent

Strictly for the grown ups!

Card Stall

Wide selection with the book stall.

Competitions: Photography, Jams, Conserves and Art

Entries welcome or just come and admire.

Craft and Activity Stalls

Fun things for children to do.

Under 5's Play Area

Hannah's Big Cookies

They really are big!

Dassett School Craft Sale

Gardening and wildlife crafts designed and made by the children.

Dassett Cooking Club

Selling delicious quiches.

Dotty Hen

Amazing array of scarfs and accessories.

Eco We Are

Eco friendly , organic and vegan products such as soaps, pet care, gardening, chocolate treats.

Fire Engine Display

Our local fire engine will be on display and meet the firefighters.

Fir Tree Falconry

Fabulous falcons and owls for you to meet.

Food For Life

Healthy cooking workshops throughout the afternoon.

Gaydon Village Store

Breads, cheeses and local ales and much, much more.

Home Farm Happy Hogs

Come and meet some beautiful rare breed sheep and Berkshire piglets and wool for sale.

Homemade With Love

Lovely embroidery crafts and gifts

Nathan Wood Carving

Fabulous garden ornaments.

Paddocks Products

Including a fabulous range of beef, pork, lamb and eggs.


Great prizes on offer.


Lovely, ethical make up and toiletries.

Rocket Seeds Display

See the RHS and Tim Peake seeds from space experiment in action.

Second hand designer brand clothes

Also school uniform on sale.

Smoothie stall

Yummy smoothies made by The Dassett Cooking Club.

Talton Mill Farm Shop

Including an amazing array of pork, chicken and beef, wild venison and vegetables.

The Leaping Sheep Company

Apple Juice.

The Merrie Lion

Our amazing local pub are providing a feast for the day. Sausages, pork and apple rolls, home made vege burgers.

UGM Nurseries

A huge selection of hanging baskets and plants.

Warwickshire Master Composters

Advice from the experts.


Jams, pickles, preserves, cakes, tray bakes, biscuits and on the craft table we will have knitted scarves, baby clothes and toys, beaded jewellery, cushion covers, rollup shopping bags and appliqué bags for adults and children.

Windmill Orchards

Apple juice.



CASH POINT IN VILLAGE AT THE CO-OP (200 meters) but come prepared!

The Raffle


Original 'Cow' Artwork by Melanie Charles


3 Family entries to Ryton Organic Gardens


Meal for 2 at The Merrie Lion, Fenny Compton


1 month gym membership Spiceball, Banbury


Meal Voucher Hanwell Arms, Banbury


Dassett sweatshirt and Polo shirt voucher, Sew Sublime, Banbury

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