The Much Hadham fete is a free to enter annual event designed for the whole family. Held annually for more than 50 years this large event successfully combines traditional and modern elements for a truly entertaining afternoon in one of Hertfordshire’s prettiest villages.
There are fairground rides for those looking for excitement, and a wide range of trade stalls, traditional crafts, side-shows and live music for those who prefer a more leisurely experience.
Younger visitors are well catered for with a range of inflatables, small fair-ground rides, train ride and Kiddie Corner with traditional games and activities to choose from.
The well-established Kennel Club registered companion dog show attracts owners from far and wide to compete in a wide range of classes for all levels, and the Dog Agility Competition adds an extra dimension with additional fun classes.
Food and Drink
There is a wide range of food and drink to cater for all tastes including traditional outdoor BBQ, Cream-Teas, Pork Roast, Beer Tent, Veggie and Chicken Satay, Locally made Produce, Ice-Cream, Candy-Floss and Donuts, Gin and Fizz Bar and more.
Car Parking Facilities
The event benefits from having a large well sign-posted car park on site. There is strictly no parking in the village streets. See our Visit section for directions.
Where and When
LOCATION: Recreation Ground, Tower Hill, Much Hadham. SG10 6DL DATE: 28th August Bank Holiday Monday 2017 TIME: 12 noon – 16:30 CARPARK SAT NAV: 51°51'07.7"N 0°04'16.7"E.
Programme of Events for 2017
The programme for 2017 is currently being put together and will be published shortly.
Much Hadham Fete Sponsors and Supporters
Enormous thanks go to all those who have helped or contributed in numerous ways to the organisation and running of the Much Hadham Fete and Dog Show. Special thanks to the generosity of our sponsors. Please click on their links below to find out more information.
Important Information for Visitors
We hope that you will enjoy all of the attractions, games, trade stalls, side-shows
& quality refreshment outlets on offer at The Much Hadham Fete this year, so take your time and explore the whole event.
Meeting Point & Lost Children
Free wrist bands available
The Meeting Point is located in front of the Cricket Pavilion. We strongly recommend that you make use of the free kids wrist bands available at the entrances and that you make all members of your party know where the Meeting Point is located should any member of your party becomes lost. Lost children will be escorted to the Meeting Point. Kids Wrist Bands are free courtesy of the Much Hadham Pre-school.
If you or someone in your party has an accident or feels unwell during this event, the Red Cross are on hand to assist. They are situated in the Bright Red Tent at the bottom of the field close to the Cricket Pavilion and lower field entrance.
A large carpark is provided for your use during the event only. The carpark is private property and there are children and livestock around. We respectfully request you drive slowly and carefully at all times. There isABSOLUTELY NO PARKING IN THE VILLAGE STREETS.