Vintage fun for everyone

HRCC fundraisers Sue Hayden, Michelle Andrews and Kate Alden relish a vintage hat trying on session a-head of the Vintage Fayre day!

If you love all things vintage then Helen Rollason Cancer Charity (HRCC) can help transport you back to a bygone era as the charity’s annual Vintage Fayre returns to Cressing Temple Barns on Sunday 6 September. The event is shaping up to be another classic and includes something for everyone to enjoy while raising funds for HRCC.

Popular rock ‘n’ roll band The Kingsmen will again be performing throughout the day, playing their music from the fifties. DJ Rockabilly will also be performing, and dance group A2 Jive will be wowing the crowds with their distinctive1940’s style. Bringing that quintessentially British flavour to the day will be the Chelmsford Morris Dance group.

Traditional entertainment for children will be provided with Punch and Judy shows, donkey rides, swing boats and face painting running throughout the day.

There will also be plenty of opportunities for shopping with a large variety of stalls selling a cornucopia of vintage clothing, crafts, jewellery, collectables, upcycled items, accessories and food. Refreshments will be available, including a pop-up vintage teashop. You can also get your hair styled courtesy of the Juggling Jules hair salon.

To add to the car-nival of entertainment will be a display of vintage vehicles.

Helen Rollason Cancer Charity, is an Essex-based charity that supports people living with cancer. HRCC Fundraising Manager Kate Alden said: “Our annual Vintage Fayre is one of the most important and enjoyable days in our calendar; it’s a real celebration of all things vintage and a superb day out for everyone.”

Volunteers are still being sought to help before or during the event, so if you have a spare couple of hours and would like to take part, please contact the Fundraising Team on 01245 380719 or email

Helen Rollason Cancer Charity Vintage Fayre on Sunday 6 September 2015, between 10am and 5pm at Cressing Temple Barns, Witham Road, Essex, CM77 8PD. Admission prices: Adults £5, Concessions £4 and Under 16’s go FREE. There is also amble free parking. Unfortunately, no dogs are allowed on site to comply with Essex County Council regulations.

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