Monthly Archives: July 2015

Saying Thank You

Thank You

Chudfest summer festival 2015 has ended and this year we have once again put on a full programme of events for adults together with several free events for the children and young people of the town. We are also delighted that a number of organisations have used the festival as a framework for charitable fundraising activities.

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Lost Property

The list of items left behind in the marquee is much shorter this year than last. However, we do have four items looking for homes:

1. Stuffed frog teething ring

 LP Teething ring

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Tombola Bonus Offer


Following the tombola at the fete, we have a number of prizes donated by local tourist attractions which did not get won. We have  decided to auction these off now, so that purchasers can enjoy them during the holidays.  Continue reading

Who Stole Our Marquee?

At 6.08 am this morning, the Chudfest Marquee site looked like this…

Marquee 06.08

Two hours and a half hours later, it looked like this…

Marquee 08.36

You can see more pictures of the Marquee disappearing act on our Facebook page. We’re signing off for a couple of days sleep! Wrap-up, more pictures and thank yous to follow later this week.

We’re Still Here…

We’ve had a real variety of events in the past few days.

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Mid-term Report

I’m sitting in the marquee, watching the children of Chudleigh Primary School getting up close to the inhabitants of The Dartmoor Birds of Prey Centre. This is pretty much the first time I’ve sat down since Chudfest started last Friday; so I thought it was a good time for a mid-term report. Here are the highlights of the first four days:

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And We’re Up And Running!

It’s a bit hectic at the moment! Pictures and feedback to follow. Come on up to the Play park and join in the fun.

Countdown to Chudfest: 1 Day To Go

Countdown 1

For the last couple of weeks, we’ve been hunched over the laptop, writing blog posts, preparing lists, sending out press releases, sorting out tent rotas etc.  From today, the focus moves from home to the Play park.

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Countdown to Chudfest: 2 days to go

Countdown 2

One of my jobs this morning is to start working on the lists of people to whom thanks are due: the companies and individuals who have donated prizes; bought adverts in the brochure; loaned or given us resources; and generally supported the preparations for this year’s festival. These lists will appear at appropriate events and here on the website after 13th July.

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