Sunny day draws people to enjoy the popular Witchford Church summer fete

Sutton Masque perform at Witchford Church fete

Sutton Masque perform at Witchford Church fete - Credit: Archant

The sun drew crowds to another successful summer fete for Witchford Church Fete.

Sutton Masque perform at Witchford Church fete

Sutton Masque perform at Witchford Church fete - Credit: Archant

The event was held at the Bedford’s residence in the village and raised hundreds of pounds for church funds.

Featuring Sutton Masque morris dancers the weather helped draw in the crowds.

Bob Wright, of Sutton Masque, said the troupe were growing in size as they perform at a variety of events in the local area.

“We have been going for two and a half years and are going from strength to strength.

Witchford Church Fete at the Bedfords residence in Witchford and featuring Sutton Masque: from left

Witchford Church Fete at the Bedfords residence in Witchford and featuring Sutton Masque: from left Enid and John Bedford - Credit: Archant


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“We have a mixed side and are keen to make sure we keep that mix of males and females,” he said.

The group has about 18 members plus musicians and has a new squire, Steve Rule, who has 30 plus years experience and a new foreman Andrew Goodbody, also an experienced morris dancer.

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If you are interested in booking them at your event or would like to join then contact them at squire@suttonmasque.co.uk or on their wordpress blog or Facebook pages.

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