PICTURES: Wrington hosts Dickensian Fair

Hot food was served up to hungry visitors. Picture: Jeremy Long.

Hot food was served up to hungry visitors. Picture: Jeremy Long. - Credit: Archant

A flavour of life in the 19th century was brought to Wrington on Friday night as one of its biggest events of the year was held.

Kelly Hawkins and Greig Difford having a cheeky peck under he mistletoe. Picture: Jeremy Long.

Kelly Hawkins and Greig Difford having a cheeky peck under he mistletoe. Picture: Jeremy Long. - Credit: Archant

The Dickensian Fair is always one of the most popular events in the village calendar and 2017 proved to be no exception.

Market stalls were open to allow visitors to pick up Christmas gifts, and Yeo Moor Explorer Scouts sold sweet treats to raise funds for a trip to Switzerland.

The hot food stands unsurprisingly did a roaring trade on a chilly night as well.

There were also some excellent entertainment performances put on, with pupils from Wrington Primary School providing a festive musical backdrop to proceedings.

Tom Henry as Donald Trump with his latest book, Cut It Out. Picture: Jeremy Long.

Tom Henry as Donald Trump with his latest book, Cut It Out. Picture: Jeremy Long. - Credit: Archant


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A few people dressed up in Victorian clothes as well to add an extra dimension to the festivities.

Tom Henry as Donald Trump with his latest book, Cut It Out. Picture: Jeremy Long.

Tom Henry as Donald Trump with his latest book, Cut It Out. Picture: Jeremy Long. - Credit: Archant

Yeo Moor Explorer Scouts Benedict, Charlie and Tom doing hot chocolates and doughnuts to raise funds

Yeo Moor Explorer Scouts Benedict, Charlie and Tom doing hot chocolates and doughnuts to raise funds for their trip to Switzerland. Picture: Jeremy Long. - Credit: Archant

Tom Henry as Donald Trump with his latest book, Cut It Out. Picture: Jeremy Long.

Tom Henry as Donald Trump with his latest book, Cut It Out. Picture: Jeremy Long. - Credit: Archant

Year two pupils singing at the fair. Picture: Jeremy Long.

Year two pupils singing at the fair. Picture: Jeremy Long. - Credit: Archant

Wrington Primary School pupils provided some musical entertainment on Friday night. Picture: Jeremy

Wrington Primary School pupils provided some musical entertainment on Friday night. Picture: Jeremy Long. - Credit: Archant

Tom Henry as Donald Trump with his latest book, Cut It Out. Picture: Jeremy Long.

Tom Henry as Donald Trump with his latest book, Cut It Out. Picture: Jeremy Long. - Credit: Archant

Chairman of the organising committee Jeremy Birkett. Picture: Jeremy Long.

Chairman of the organising committee Jeremy Birkett. Picture: Jeremy Long. - Credit: Archant

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