Crowds enjoy Alverstoke Michaelmas Fayre

The Michaelmas Fayre in Alverstoke Picture: Julie Edwards
The Michaelmas Fayre in Alverstoke Picture: Julie Edwards
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THOUSANDS of people enjoyed an annual fayre.

Crowds enjoyed more than 180 stalls at the Michaelmas Fayre in Alverstoke on Saturday.

The Michaelmas Fayre in Alverstoke Picture: Julie Edwards

The Michaelmas Fayre in Alverstoke Picture: Julie Edwards

And £25,000 was raised by charities that took part in the annual fixture.

Julie Edwards, one of the organisers, said: 'The Alverstoke Michaelmas Fayre was a huge success, over 180 stalls and over £25,000 raised by the various charities that were there.

‘The afternoon’s entertainment included the Sultan Band, the Big Noise Samba Band, the Shed Choir, the New Thorngate Singers, the Shed Ukelele Band, Strawberry Dan, Magician Glen Stone, a barrel organ and a Dalek.

‘The weather could not have been better and thousands of local people flooded into the village. The fayre was opened by the Mayor of Gosport, Councillor Diane Furlong.

The Michaelmas Fayre in Alverstoke Picture: Julie Edwards

The Michaelmas Fayre in Alverstoke Picture: Julie Edwards

The Michaelmas Fayre in Alverstoke Picture: Julie Edwards

The Michaelmas Fayre in Alverstoke Picture: Julie Edwards