Fete History
The Froyle Archive looks at Fêtes & Flower Shows in Froyle
from the early days to the 70th in 2016
Maureen Fry Fancy Dress 1976
Maureen Fry receives a prize from Mrs Bootle-Wilbraham at a Fête & Flower Show in the late 1970s Fancy Dress contestants arrive at the Fête in 1976

Patrick Moore 1977 Sky at Night
The 1977 Fête was opened by a very special celebrity!
1979 Takings 1981 Fete

It’s a good job we can smile at ourselves!
Archivist Chris Booth acts as sound man at the 1981 Froyle Fête and Flower Show. Fête Chairman, Mr Derek Evans, has just crowned the Fête Queen, 11 year old Helen Burras.

Helen, and her attendant, Fiona Elliott, had just arrived at the Recreation ground in a beautifully decorated cart, pulled by a donkey loaned by the Lord Mayor Treloar College.