Our first social event of the summer was held on Saturday 8th June at the Church of St John the Baptist, Kingston Vale.
This beautiful Victorian church has a pretty little garden tucked away behind it where it held its summer fair.
We had a stall at the edge of the lawn promoting the allotment site, selling raffle tickets for a well-stocked hamper, jams and some of our produce freshly picked that morning. It was a lovely community event and a good opportunity to talk to neighbours and other plot holders over tea, coffee and the most delicious home-made cakes.
Amongst the many stalls there were bees and local honey, plants and second-hand books for sale. There were donkey rides for children and a stall with reptiles that attracted both adults and children alike!
The whole event had a charming feel that took me back to my country childhood and, if you missed it this time, I would strongly recommend you visit it next year.
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