Summer Fair

Sunday 14th July 2019

11am – 4pm

Join us for our exciting annual Charity Summer Fair at Missenden Abbey on Sunday 14th July from 11am – 4pm in aid of WheelPower, the National Charity for Wheelchair Sport.

WheelPower provide opportunities for disabled children, adults and newly paralysed patients to get involved in sport and physical activities, enabling them to lead healthy, active and fulfilling lives both physically and mentally.

Click on the logo to find out more about this outstanding Charity.

We have a wide range of activities and entertainment for all the family to enjoy.

Craft and Gift Stalls

Have a browse through a huge selection of over 50 craft and gift stalls.

There will be everything from handmade cards, gifts, jewellery, trinkets and much much more.

Dog Agility

Have you ever seen a dog agility show? No, then get ready for some adorable dogs big and small jumping hurdles, weaving in and out of poles and whizzing through tunnels as quick as possible. Don’t miss them, they’ll be in the arena at 2pm.


Our Missenden Abbey Chef’s will be cooking up some delicious BBQ food which will include gluten free and vegan options. Take a look at the menu below. Food & prices subject to change.

BBQ Menu

Abbey Homemade Beef Burger – £5.00

Halloumi & Mushroom Burger (v, gf) – £5.00

Falafel Pitta (ve) – £5.00

Brockwurst Sausage & Onions – £4.50

Make it a meal and add chips & sides for an extra £2 

Sides – Mint Yogurt, Selection of Relishes, Tomato & Onion Salad, Mixed Leaves Salad, Fried Onions, Grated Cheese.

Chips (v, gf) – £2.50

Cheesy Chips (v, gf) – £3.00

gf – gluten free             v – vegetarian             ve – vegan

Children’s Set Meal – £6.00

Sandwich – Plain Cheese


Half a Burger / Sausage


Small portion of Chips

Orange Juice

Dessert anyone?

2 x Scones with Jam & Cream – £6.00

Bowl of Strawberries & Cream – £4.00

Live Music & Entertainment

Constant Garden Rhythm Machine

You may have seen them at our Father’s Day Beer Festival and now they’re back for our Summer Fair. Don’t miss out on the Constant Garden Rhythm Machine who will be performing from 11am – 12pm.

Morris Men

Enjoy a fantastic English tradition from the Whitchurch Morris Dancers who will be performing at 12.30pm and again at 3pm.

Watch these English folk dancers use rhythmic stepping to music using sticks and handkerchiefs. Listen out for the bells.

Vibes Steel Band

Listen to the sounds of the Vibes Steel Band who will be performing from 12pm – 2pm.

Vibes are an exciting, unique and entertaining steel band who play a range of music from pop to calypso to reggae to the greats.

Pony Rides

Pony Pursuits will also be joining us, so be sure you to make your way down to our stunning grounds and take a ride on a beautiful pony. 

Steam Engine

We are excited to have an impressive 4″ Scale Burrell Scenic Showman’s Steam Engine attend our Summer Fair this year. Come and see how this incredible steam engine runs, get your picture taken with it and you may even have the chance to pull the whistle.

Berkshire Birds of Prey

Have you ever seen an owl up close?

Come and get up close and personal to 10 birds of prey where you will even have the opportunity to hold some.

Children’s Entertainment

We will also have a range of activities for the children to enjoy from fairground rides to bouncy castles and a treasure trail.

Appreciating Animals Petting Zoo

Appreciating Animals Petting Zoo will be bringing some adorable animals including piglets, lambs, ducklings, chicks, guinea pigs & lots more. You can even have the chance to give them a cuddle and feed them.

Charity Raffle

Make sure you purchase your tickets for the Charity Raffle for a chance to win some fantastic prizes.

All proceeds go to the Charity WheelPower.

Additional Info

All dogs are welcome to attend but please note that dogs must strictly be on leads at all times and are only allowed in the grounds.


Entry prices: £3 for adults, £2 for under 14’s and under 2’s go free.

Entry tickets to be purchased on the day.
Entry and raffle proceeds will go to our chosen charity WheelPower.
For more information please call us on 01494 866811 or email