Category Archives: Corscombe fest

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Keep a note of the date – Saturday, 8th June 2019

Corscombe is a beautiful unspoilt West Dorset village. 9 Miles from Yeovil; 7 miles from Crewkerne and just 4 miles from Beaminster.

The village dates back more than 800 years.

Corscombe Fest is held in the grounds of Corscombe Court.

Corscombe Court dates from the 13th century and is partially surrounded by a moat. It has a 15th-century tithe barn which was once used by the monks of Sherborne Abbey

The Fest kicks off at Mid-Day and runs until 8pm.

There is entertainment from the opening till the close; starting off with more traditional music and dancing with the South Perrott Steel Band; Jinder, Enigma Morris Dancers and Will & Naomi Folk Singers.

From 4.30 we have some wonderful pop and rock from Mustang Sally and Chill – the party band.  They will keep playing all the way to the close at 8pm

There are great stalls, a superb collection of Classic cars, a variety of food from the BBQ and a bar with real ale. Plus games and sideshows; a model aeroplane flying display; Children’s fun races; traditional stalls; dog show; pets corner.

There is plenty to keep your young ones happy as well in our kid’s area.

The dogs show is always a good place to start the day. Have a PIMMS or a real ale on the lawn or a tea and a cake or visit the local food stalls and buy some local produce.

Corscombe is a beautiful unspoilt West Dorset village, just 4 miles from Beaminster, 9 Miles from Yeovil, and 7 miles from Crewkerne.

Tickets are available on the door at only £2 each so bring the family, there is amply free parking.

Learn more about Corscombe and its history

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Music Entertainment in the daytime

Music entertainment in the daytime

Our Fete would never be complete without a programme of traditional music brought to you by some of the finest talent Dorset and Somerset have to offer

We have four groups that will be preforming throughout the afternoon, so sit back, gap a beer and enjoy the fun.

12.00 – 1.00 South Perrott Steel Band
1.00 – 2.00 Jinder
2.00 – 2.30 Enigma Morris Dancers
2.30 – 3.30 Will and Naomi folk singers
3.30 – 4.00 Enigma Morris Dancers

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Great attractions and stands

The Corscombe Fest is a lovely traditional event with some superb Dorset food stalls, there is truly something for everyone.

The event takes place in the unique medieval setting of Corscombe Court, listed in the Doomsday Book.

Traditional Fete events continue until 4.15pm, following which live bands will entertain until 8pm.

The event raises funds for the village & a number of local charities including the Parish Church & Village Hall.

Dorset foods – Village stands – Games – Kids corner – Dog show

Music – Raffle – Classic cars – Bars

The Fest kicks off at 12 Noon and runs until 8pm.

Tickets are available on the gate at only £2 each so bring the family, there is amply free parking.

Come early and make it a full day with lots of fun.

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Flying high at the Fest

Do you love planes and flying?
Do you fancy a chance to fly your own plane?

If the answer is yes then get along to the Corscombe Fest.

Back after its success at the Fest in 2016 will be a flight simulator and a model aeroplane flying display

Weather permitting from 1pm to 4.30pm a model aeroplane flying display will take place in an area adjacent to the Fete, presented by Chesil Model Flying Club

There will also be a flight simulator to enable people to simulate flying a model plane: for an extra fee promising pilots should be allowed and fly an actual model plane (under supervision!)

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How to find us

We are 9 miles form Yeovil, 7 miles from Crewkerne, 15 miles from Dorchester and only 4 miles form Beaminster.

In the grounds of Corscombe Court, Corscombe, Dorset DT2 0NS.

Just head for Corscombe and you cannot miss us.

Ample free parking.

Go to our Finding Us page or Click here for directions

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Raising money for local causes

A lot goes into organising the event but it’s for some very important local causes.  We want to raise the most ever this year but we cannot only do that with your support.

If someone needs urgent medical help and phones for an ambulance it’s the First Responders that will normally arrive first. Helping save lives and look after people until the ambulance can arrive.

Other local organisations that receive funds are the local playgroup is the only one for miles and the village hall.

Click here for more information on where money from past events has gone to but whatever happens come along and have a great day out while helping some great local causes.

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A great day for some great causes

All the profits from the Corscombe Fest go to help fund local causes, including the first responders, who attend emergencies before the ambulance service arrive.

Click here for more information on the benefiting organisations.

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Can you help?

Corscombe Fest is taking place on Saturday 8th June, commencing at 12 noon.

The event takes place entirely with the help of local volunteers.

Can you help with either setting up, assisting on the day itself, or decommissioning?

If you can then please contact Ray Mottershaw on 01935 891311 or 07747 017658.

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A wonderful day out for all the family

Set in the grounds of Corscombe Court with its Moat it’s a unique place for a day out.

Give your young kids a great day of fun in our kid’s area that includes a bouncy castle and assault course.

See the great collection of Classic cars on display for the day.

The dogs show is always a good place to start the day. Have a POMMS on the lawn (like a PIMMS but with Apple Brandy) or a tea and a cake or visit the local food stalls and buy some local produce.

Entry is just £2 per person, just turn up and pay at the gate. There is plenty of free parking for everyone.

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Why you must come along

Our traditional Fete has grown each year and now attracts people from far and wide. There truly is something for everyone, a pint of real ale, or a POMMS, a classic car show, local food produce, and great attractions for the kids to keep them happy all day. What more could you ask for?

Come early (we open at noon) and stay late, the event runs until 8pm. Tickets are only £2 each and are available on the gate.

Events include:-



Live Music & Dancing

Vintage Cars

Model Aeroplane Demonstration

Dog Show

Children’s Races

Arts & Crafts

Pets Corner

Children’s Games

Tea & Cake stall

Silent Auction


Brick a brac

Book Stall

Plant Stall

Other local stalls