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Wolverton Manor Garden Fair

Published on 25 August 2021 03:01 PM

Wolverton Manor Garden Fair is hosting its 21st show this weekend on the 4th & 5th September from 10am until 5pm both days.

The Island largest Garden Fair offers fun and entertainment for the whole family with a weekend packed full of live shows, demonstrations, re-enactments, children’s activities, magic shows, and even a visit from our furry & feathered friends from the IOW donkey sanctuary, West Wight alpacas and Haven Falconry – All of this running alongside their showground of over 150 amazing Island & mainland nurseries, garden and craft exhibitors showcasing their wares.

Returning will be a variety of displays by IOW Embroiderers, IOW Guild of Weavers, Spinners & Dyers, IOW Coppice group, Vectis Historic Vehicle Club, Vectis Vintage Tractor & Engines, Vintage Military Vehicles, Brothers of the Third Wheel Classic Bikes, and the American Auto Club. There will be live Chainsaw Carving, garden and wildlife conservation experts, fairground amusements and a fair favourite the Passamezzo Elizabethans will be returning to Wolverton this year. They will be preparing Tudor food in the field kitchen, weaving lavender, making salves and traditional remedies, and distilling herbs in the stillroom; Also working with leather, playing children's games, peddling, dancing and playing Elizabethan music. 

There is a local food market and also a feast of mouth-watering refreshment trucks & stalls including Fat Shaun’s Hogs Roast, Whitby Scampi & Chips, The Proper Burger Co., A-maize-ing Sweetcorn, Cowes Fruitful Yoghurts, Vegan Food by Kayleigh, The Coffee Stop, the Vintage Tearoom and Calbourne Classics Ice Cream.

The Garden Fair is a dog friendly event, all they ask is that dogs are kept on their leads and consideration is given to the other animals when going into the Hare Garden.

Local obedience group ‘Barking Mad’ host a fun dog show with novelty rounds each day at 3,15pm in the Country & Moat Field.

For a full list of exhibitors attending visit https://gardenfair.org.uk/

Entrance tickets are for one day only and can be purchased on either day at the main entrance. Admission fees are £8 per Adult, Children under the age of 14 go free! (Wifi Signal can be intermittent at the entrance of the site, so please be advised that the ticket booths are Cash Only).

The Garden Fair is kindly sponsored by  The Matrix, Red Funnel, Hose Rhodes Dickson, Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty, IOW Observer and NFU Mutual.

All profits raised by Wolverton Manor Garden Fair support local charity Age UK Isle of Wight.

If you are in need of support your local Age UK Isle of Wight is here. Call (01983) 525282 today or visit www.ageukiw.org.uk today.