GOOSEBERRY PIE FAIR  To Be Held Sunday 5th July 2009

Recent years: 2003  2004  2005   2006  2007 2008

A fine report of last years event from The Brixham News

Location: Various places in the village    History

Chairman: Martin Ridge   Tel: 01803 844927

Treasurer: Gary Deare  Tel: 842148 

 The Gooseberry Pie, baked by Hallett’s The Bakers, will travel by steam railway to Churston Station, arriving at around 12-noon.

The usual procession will leave Churston Station about 12:30 pm, follow Greenway Road to the village, and end 30 minutes later at the Manor Inn.

Here, the Reverend Ian Blyde will bless the Gooseberry Pie, and then Lieutenant Jim Correia of the US Navy will declare the Fair open.

The events shown below are believed correct at the time of going to press.

In and around Stoke Gabriel Road and The Manor Inn:

·            Slices of Gooseberry Pie

·            The Manor Inn outside bar and barbecue

·            Range of stalls and amusements

·            Local food and drink market

·            Refreshments, ice creams

·            Children’s shows in The Manor Inn Pool Room

·            Music from local pipers and brass band

·            Folk music from the Barnacles

·            Lesley Presley, Elvis act

·            Morris dancing

·            Balloons and magic from Lez The Clown

·            Devon Army Cadets and the popular ducking stool

In and around Greenway Road and the Village Halls:

·            Village Institute Hall local art and History Group exhibitions

·            Barn Chapel Hall cream teas

·            Primary School Hall children’s games and entertainment

·            Galmpton traditional & swing jazz band

·            Flute duo

·            Steam traction engine

·            Falconry and birds of prey

The Fair will officially close around 5:00 pm




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Galmpton in pictures

Take a guided tour round our beautiful village and landscape

Gooseberry Pie Fair 03

Gooseberry Pie Fair 04

Gooseberry Pie Fair 05

Gooseberry Pie Fair 06

The annual event of the Gooseberry Pie Fair held in Galmpton

Galmpton wildlife

In the fields around the village you can see many animals

The old Windmill
Situated on the village common and seen when driving to Brixham

The Village Hall
Used by the community and situated on Greenway Road