The Finchampstead Society

Fete - Celebrating Wildlife and Nature in Finchampstead

Finchampstead Memorial Park 11:00am to 4:00pm Saturday 16th June 2018


Order of Events

  • Noon Dog Show
  • 2:00pm Nature and Wildlife Photocompetition Winners announced
  • 3:00pm Grand Draw and other prizes announced

Berkshire Birds of Prey

Berkshire Birds of Prey will be here throughout the event. Come and be introduced to the Birds and they will also be flying subject to weather conditions.

Grand Draw

Tickets will be on Sale in Advance and on the Day at £1.00 per ticket

You need to be here to be in it and to win it

Draw takes place at 3.00pm

  1. 1st Prize - £150 Cash
  2. 2nd Prize - Meal, including wine, for 2 at the Greyhound
  3. 3rd Prize - Nirvana Spa for 2
  4. 4th Prize - £50 Boden Voucher
  5. 5th Prize - Google Chromecast

Tickets will be on Sale in advance at Parkview Motors Ltd (Your village Shop), and on the Day of the Fete at the Grand Draw Stall.

balloons and cake


There will be lots of activities & stalls for both children and adults throughout the event including:

  • Shoot the Netball Hoop
  • Mad Academy
  • Water Rockets and Hook the Duck
  • Rock Painting
  • Plant Stalls
  • Auction and Tombola
  • Silent Auction
  • Toy Stall
  • Adopt a Teddy Stall
  • Tree of Surprises
  • Book Stall


  • BBQ
  • Soft Fruits
  • Cakes
  • Afternoon Tea
  • Prosecco
  • Pimms and more
  • Ice Cream
  • PPPC Bar Open
  • Strawberries

Fun Dog Show

Entries from 11:30am - Judging starts at Noon


  1. 1 Best Adult Handler
  2. 2 Best Child Handler
  3. 3 Prettiest Bitch
  4. 4 Most Handsome Dog
  5. 5 Best Veteran over 7 years
  6. 6 Best Long-coat
  7. 7 Best Short-cost
  8. 8 Best Rescue
  9. 9 Best in Show from winners of classes 1 to 8

Enteries on the Day - £1.00 Per Class

Rosettes to sixth place plus Voucher for winner of each class

Judge Sue Napper

Ring Sue 01189 734741 or email for further details

Please note all Dog must be on a lead at all times. No bitches in season can be entered

Event Sponsored by 2 Left Paws, 174 Dukes Ride, Crowthorne


Free Photographic Competition - Open to all ages

Theme - Finchampstead Nature and Wildlife

Win a Kodak Pixpro Digital Camera with Charger and Case!


  • Under 5's
  • 5-7 years
  • 8-12 years
  • 13-17 years
  • 18-108 years


1st, 2nd and 3rd Trophy and Goodie Bag for each category with one overall winning entry receiving the Kodak Camera and accessories


  • The competion is free to enter
  • Only one photograph per entrant
  • Photographs may be in colour or black and white
  • Only images of Finchampstead Nature and/or wildlife (No people)
  • Closing date for entry is 28th May 2018
  • Jpeg images files only, suitable for printing to 8"x6"
  • Judge's decision will be final

To enter

Email your image to Include your name and age category of your submission

Other information

Photographs will be printed by Snappy Snaps in Wokingham and displayed in the Memorial Hall. Winners will be announced, and presentations made during the afternoon of the Fete

The competition asks photographers to keep themselves safe and that they do not do anything to injure or distress animals or destroy the environment in their attempt to get their photographs. Any data collected will be used for this competition only.

Event Sponsored by Park View Motors Limited (Your local Village Shop and Post Office), In Association with Snappy Snaps, Peach Street, Wokingham

Hosted by Finchampstead Park Management Committee (FPMC) & Friends of Finchampstead School Association (FOFSA)


Other Organisation Taking part in the Fete

  • The Finchampstead Society
  • Fire Brigade
  • Finchampstead Parish Council
  • Finchampstead WI
  • 5th Finchampstead Brownies
  • 1st Finchampstead Scouts
  • Finchampstead Allotments Assoc
  • California Gardener’s Club
  • Sue Ryder Finchampstead Support Group
  • ;Wokingham & Bracknell RSPB Group
  • Cancer Research UK plant stall
  • Police
  • Finchampstead Netball Club
  • National Trust local branch
  • Games for our Trip and Friendly Finches

Professional and Business Stalls

  • Margaret Cockman – sewn goods
  • 2 Left Paws – Dog grooming salon
  • Crafted by Jackie – hand sewn bags
  • Rowena Green – Disney toys
  • Hoggwood Designs – sewn crafts & jewellery
  • Joolls – silver jewellery
  • Mad Academy
  • Lynn Hook -try mediation
  • Rachel Tasker Makes -inc bunting
  • Rockpool- Jewellery
  • Sparkle Parties – all things fairy
  • Tropic Skincare
  • Usborne Books
  • Paul’s Ices – Ice cream van

The Fete Committee would like to give a big "Thank You" to Our Sponsors, Donors and all those involved in making the day a success


Romans Estate Agents

Park View Motors, Village Shop and Post Office

Focus on Finch for sponsoring Berkshire Birds of Prey


  1. Beckonscot Model Village
  2. Bird World
  3. Boden
  4. Cotswold Wildlife Park
  5. Dancenergy
  6. Emma Linnett Personal trainer
  7. EU Plants Ltd
  8. Fiona Povey Hair Salon
  9. Finchampstead Society
  10. FPMC
  11. Godstone Farm
  12. Google
  13. Hopkin's Garage
  14. Jackson's Restaurant
  15. Jakes
  16. John Nike Leisuresport Ltd
  17. Kingfisher Dry Cleaners
  18. Living Rainforest
  19. Lockey Farm
  20. Mad Academy
  1. Meg's Magic Mitts
  2. Mimi's Hair Salon
  3. Monkey Mates
  4. Nirvana Spa
  5. Roald Dahl Museum
  6. Rossinis
  7. Sandmartins Golf Club
  8. Snappy Snaps Wokingham
  9. Stagability
  10. The Child-Beale Trust
  11. The Chequers
  12. The Frog & Wicket
  13. The Golden Pot
  14. The Greyhound
  15. The Little Crowsnest
  16. The Tally Ho
  17. Timber Windows of Hartley Wintney
  18. Wellington Country Park
  19. Wokingham Superbowl
  20. Zappa's

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