Celebrate the bank holiday in style at Cowley Village Fete

There’s fun for all the family at the Cowley Village Fete, celebrating the bank holiday with everything from a dog show to live music in May 2024.

By Zoe Gater  |  Published
Celebrate the bank holiday weekend in style at Cowley Village Fete. Image © Cowley Manor.

There’s no shortage of fun at the annual Cowley Village Fete, celebrating the bank holiday weekend on Sunday 26 May 2024.

Taking over the glorious grounds of Cowley Manor hotel — which reopened last June revealing an extensive renovation carried out by new owners, Experimental Group — the festivities kick off at 2pm with the UkesAno ukulele band keeping the atmosphere lively until 5pm.

There's a 'top of the pups' contest and dog show at 2.45pm, giving furry friends a chance to put their best paw forward to win a rosette.

Visitors can enjoy a summer drink at a pop-up licensed bar and look forward to plenty of food, with cream teas, a flaming hot barbecue and a cake stall serving up tasty treats.

Kids won't want to miss the alpaca corner and coconut shy, while there's a whole host of children’s games, face painting and glitter tattoos, a tombola and wool spinning demonstration, too.

And of course, no fete would be complete without some stalls, where you can browse everything from books, toys and games to vintage clothes, local produce and plants — as well as the annual raffle with some fabulous prizes up for grabs. 

Better yet, a lucky entry ticket holder will also win a night's stay at the fully refurbished Cowley Manor hotel! 


Cowley Village Fete


Cowley Manor


Sunday 26 May 2024


From 2pm to 5pm


Tickets cost £2.50 per adult and children go free. Proceeds support the upkeep of St Mary’s Church in Cowley.

In partnership with Cowley Village Fete  |  instagram.com/cowleyvillage

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