Hollinsclough summer sunshine fete 2018

Hollinsclough 2018, Suntans all round for a fantastic summer fete. Hollinsclough 2018, Suntans all round for a fantastic summer fete.

Next set of hills from Chelmorton for a Blighty sunshine special in the Peak District Hills for a village fete in the heart of limestone country.

Fire engines and fell race championships marked a bumper Hollinsclough year. Stationary engines, classic tractors, David Browns and Massey Fergusons,

Donkey sanctuary smiles and the Vicar on hand to judge the pet show with chips and chicken curry in the school kitchen, best Mycocks burgers on the BarB-Q outside.

University of Derby, Buxton and Leek college climbing wall on site to reach for the sky.  Cake and beer in the middle marquee. Tubs of toffee, juice and game stands for the youngsters, music all afternoon, live vocals and then the fire engine arrived to add some sirens and joy for the little ones climbing into the cab of the mighty red engine.

This year’s Hollinsclough Chrome Hill fell race was part of the Nottinghamshire AAA championship, Dark Peak, Pennine, Buxton, Matlock and Worksop teams amongst the entries, hard dry ground for a blistering performance, back drops to die for on the climb toward Chrome Hill.

A children’s cake competition was judged by Tracey, Lady of Hollinsclough who then auctioned the winning sponge before moving on to announce the raffle winners.

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Tracey, Lady of Hollinsclough drives bids in the childrens cake sale.

 

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Hollinsclough summer raffle drawn by the school children, one, two, three, pull!