Fair Programme 2019
There is no Fair in 2020 because of Covid restrictions but we will return on 28th October 2021!
Thursday 31st October 2019
STREET STALLS - over 100 market stalls spread throughout the town
09.00 - 18.00
Bampton Heritage & Visitor Centre - in St Michael’s Church
Procession - including the Mummers - leaves
Bell-Ringing - at St Michael’s Church. The ringers attempt their
10.30 - 18.30
LIVE MUSIC (At lower end of Castle Street)
Meeting Point/Lost & Found - Please use the Information
Stall (see below) as a meeting point for lost children, friends, or
Information Stall & Merchandise - This is run by volunteers
from Bampton Heritage & Visitor Centre and is located by the
river bridge. They are happy to try to answer questions about our
town, as well as about the Fair and the events taking place. You can
also purchase Bampton Fair goodies.
Toilets & Baby Changing Facilities - There are unisex toilets
including one appropriate for the disabled and with baby-changing
facilities near the Funfair at Station Road. Additional toilets are
available in the Riverside and Community Halls, and other toilets
will be located near the River Bridge, and in Brook Street. Baby
changing also available at the Riverside Hall. There are also toilets
at the Motte Car Park.
First Aid - St John Ambulance will be providing First Aid
cover from 9.00am until 8.30pm. An ambulance and crew will be
positioned near Frog Street (see map page 12) whilst an additional
First-Aid Post will operate near the River Bridge.
Road Closures - There will be no through traffic from
the Exeter Inn into Bampton from midnight on 30th October to
midnight on 31st October - the road will be closed through Briton
Street and Brook Street. There is access to the South Car Park. In
addition, the B3227 will be closed from Bampton War Memorial to
the top of Castle Street from 6.00am until midnight on 31st October.
Buses - Note that because of road closures, there will be two
bus stops, a temporary one at Scotts quarry industrial estate (can
be reached via footpath from Station Road Industrial Estate) and
one near Castle Grove at the B3190 Morebath Road turning.
398 Tiverton - Bampton (Dartline) (Scotts)
25 Taunton - Dulverton (Buses of Somerset) (CG)
Car Parking - Public Car Parks (£5 per vehicle, including 1
complimentary programme) are available on both sides of the town
- see map (page 12). All will be clearly signed.
Motte Car Park on the Recreation Ground by the Motte
- if arriving from Taunton, South Molton, Dulverton, or
South Car Park by the Scout Hut on the Old Tiverton Road
- if arriving from the Tiverton/Exeter Inn direction.
The use of these car parks benefits Bampton Football Club and
Bampton Scout Group respectively.