Ditchling Fair - Saturday 18th June 2016     


"It's like a rave - but with old people and a church..."

testimonial01 Overheard at the 700th anniversary fair 2012

Scarecrow competition

Design and build a scarecrow or tableau based on the Fair's theme "Kith, Kin & Comminity".


Morning Fair

The Morning Fair is held on the High Street from around 8.30am. Breakfast, Stalls, entertainment and the Jack & Jill Race...



The Procession of floats, groups and costumes starts at St Margarets School and ends in West Street.


Afternoon Fair

On the green from around 1pm. Food, Drinks, entertainment, Harris' Fair, Tug Of War, Dog Show...


Ditchling Fair is like no other...

Come to Ditchling by public transport for a fantastic day out on Saturday 18th June 2016.

About Ditchling Fair

In 1312 King Edward II granted John de Warenne, Lord of the Manor, the right to run a Fair in Ditchling 'in the eve and in the day and in the morrow of St Margaret the Virgin' and thus was to be celebrated on July 20th.

More information is on The Ditchling History Project website...