The St Cross Fete, first held some 150 years ago, will again be gracing the grounds of the medieval Hospital of St Cross on Saturday, June 29. 

First held in 1868, until the pandemic, the fete had only ever been interrupted by World War I and World War II. 

All the traditional attractions will be there, including train rides, a fun fair, bacon baps, home-made cakes, and ice-cream; and entertainment provided by the Winchester Morris Men, 1st Chandlers Ford Boys’ Brigade Band, and Punch & Judy.

(Image: St Cross Fete)

This year, money is being raised for Winchester Bereavement Group, Winchester Young Carers and Winchester Hospice, as well as the church at St Cross. 

Gill Beck, the Fete secretary, said: "The Fete is a wonderful community event, and we are thrilled to be holding it again. We look forward to welcoming visitors to the Fete from far and wide."