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Stockfest18 has finished but here’s a reminder of some of our over 40 events. See you next year!

Scarecrow Competition

A big thank you to everyone entered the Scarecrow competition this year. As ever your imagination and creativity was amazing! And thanks to everyone who followed the Scarecrow Trail. The winners of the scarecrow competition are as follows: 1. Crocodile- Tick Tock – The Chandler Family 2. Jolly Roger, Hook and Others- The Bune family 3. Peter Pan and Shadow- Lizzie Rickards

Grand Opening Fete On The Glebe Field

Sunday 12th August 12 noon to 6pm

Dog Show sponsored by Oscar’s Dog Food

We are honoured to have Judge Karen Lincoln to judge our Dog Show.

Karen runs her successful business locally – Walkies With Karen – there is no better person to look after your pet.
There winners are:

Kathy Guyatt’s Barkley – won Waggiest tail.

Louise Burgess’s Basil won – Golden Oldie

Robert Webber’s Lottie  won – Best Bitch

Sam’s Dana won – Best rescued

Joanne Werker’s Hugo won Handsome dog and overall Best dog.

They all won a rosette, goodie bag by Oscars.

Monday 13th August

Ramble

Monday 13th August, 10am – 11am

Here’s some photos of the 3 mile ramble around the village and countryside.

History Walk

Monday 13th August, 2pm

Here’s some photos of the group learning about the history of Stockcross during a walk around the village 

 

Gospel Choir 

Monday 7.30pm

The EAGA Gospel Choir from Leicester wowed us with their wonderful gospel music. The choir consists of students, staff and alumni, You might have seen this talented choir on Songs Of Praise and the semi final of 2018 Britain’s Got Talent.

Tuesday 14th August

Mural Painting

Tuesday 14th August, from 10am 

 

Kids’ Pizza Making

Tuesday 14th August, from 10am 

25 children arrived with parents and grandparents.  With the help of Anne and Tony – running around with the cheese and passata; all the children made a perfect pizza.  Lunch sorted!

Their donations and thankyou’s  –  are very much appreciated.  We’re glad they all had fun!

 

Tour Of Stockcross House Garden

Tuesday 14th August, 10am and 3pm

 

Pub Quiz

Thanks to everyone who came along to the Pub Quiz in The Inn On the Glebe. The top three teams were

1st Howards Way
2nd Nobrainers
3rd The Glebe Trotters

Thanks to all the remaining teams who participated: The DangerMice, The Rare Breeds, Pink Flamingo, The Deanwood Farmers, The Little Piggies, Mission Impossible, Nine Inch Nails, Brussel Sprouts, Hilliers Hotties, The Young ones, Pipers, University Challenged, Spice Girls, Riff Raff, Rose of Hungerford, Uphill Gardeners, North & South, Diva R Us, Marthas Gang, Random Riders, Stock Speen Campers, Purdy Ahoy, The Outsiders, The Unamed, Quizzy Rascal and The Follies

Wednesday 15th August

Dogs Trust Tour, Talk & Tea

Pop-Up Puccini

We had a wonderful evening listening to Kennet Opera’s chorus and soloists present a concert of great songs and choruses from Puccini’s masterpieces, including Tosca, Madame Butterfly, La Boheme and many more. (yes, of course, Nessun Dorma!)

A wonderful way to spend a summer evening!

Thursday 16th August

Art Workshop With Max Hale: Build Your Creative Vision Using Mixed-Media

Make Your Own Fascinator With Milliner Emma Moscow

Table Tennis

 

 

Singing for the Terrified with Jim MItchell 

Friday 17th August

Tour of Benham Estate

Picnic With Harps With Wessex Harpers

 

Classic Film – Hitchcock’s North By Northwest

We were delighted to welcome Andy Coleby, to Stockfest18 to introduce the classic Hitchcock film North by Northwest. Andy, a movie expert from Maidenhead is the author of British Films 1944-1973: Another World. The self-published work gives a synopsis, opinion and background including where each movie was made for 100 of his favourite classic films which includes The Winslow Boy, Oliver! and Three Men in a Boat.

Saturday 18th August

Dog Walk

 

Fun Bootcamp

 

Stalls on the Glebe

Saturday 18th August, 11.30 am – 4pm

Venue: Glebe Field, Stockcross, Newbury, RG20 8LN

Book stall, BBQ, with music from Kennet Radio

Free event

 

Grand Auction

Saturday 18th August, 2pm

Venue: Glebe Field, Stockcross, Newbury, RG20 8LN

Auction went well, thanks to  – Stewart L. Hofgartner from Below Stairs in Hungerford.  He did a brilliant job rallying the audience to part with £1,619.00   A pleasing result, as Stockfest is supporting the Newbury Cancer Care Trust.

Thanks to all who attended and responded generously.

Jazz On The Glebe: Teddy White Band and Hot Swing Gentlemen

Sunday 19th August

Fairy House Trail

Congratulations to all our winners!

Most popular house: fairy Jojos house by Jenny Saady
Lucky Trail Map: Eddie
Quiz: Lizzie Thistlethwaite

 

Classic Car Show