Events Tagged ‘Gwyneth Fookes’

On Sunday 28th June 2011 the League of Friends of Caterham Dene Hospital held there last Summer Fete, in the field adjacent to the hospital in Church Road, Caterham.

After many, many years, the League of Friends have decided they can no longer continue without younger helpers. As the small fundraising committee find it too much. So will now have to think of other ways in which to raise funds for the hospital.

The sun shone and families came to enjoy the sunshine, entertainment and the many stalls. FRB – Firestone Rock Band a group of disabled musicians from Redhill provided the music. A line-dancing club from Old Coulsdon preformed in the arena. The dog show had many entrants with owners and pets trying to find a little shade on this glorious afternoon.

Local author Gwyneth Fookes attracted many visitors to the Bourne Society stall, signing her new book The ‘Big Houses’ of Victorian Caterham. Other stalls attending were Cats Protection, Caterham Harestone Rotary, Caterham, Godstone and Oxted Lions Club as well as many stalls run by the League of Friends.