Bampton Charter Fair Working Group
Bampton Charter Fair has run under Royal Charter since it was bestowed by Henry III in 1258. Bampton Town Council rents the lease for the street stalls from the Lord of the Manor. The Fair has grown over the last 10 years with the help of Exmoor Rotary Club. The organisation and management of the Fair is provided by the Bampton Charter Fair Working Group whose details are given below. An area of this website is dedicated to comprehensive information about the annual Fair - here.
The Town Council is responsible for: Finance, Health & Safety, Parking, Fun Fair, Signage, Traffic, and the Street Market (Fair Tolly).
Exmoor Rotary Club are resonsible for: Craft Fair, Local Producers, Traditional Skills, Entertainments, Merchandising, and Publicity.
The Fair Committee members:
Town Council: Carol Mares, Ashley Mares
Fair Tolly: Penny Clapham
Exmoor Rotary Club: Alan Woolley, David Botsford, Humphrey Berridge
A very large number of local volunteers make the Fair possible on the day.
Any profits made from the Fair are available as grants to local organisations. For details, see our downloads page here.
Meeting 5th April 2017 - Minutes/Terms of Reference here
Draft Minutes of meeting 1/3/17 - here
Draft Minutes of Council special meeting 19/1/2017 about the Fair here, and the associated Statement from the Chairman here.
REPORT for Council from Town Clerk 20/12/16 - here
Draft Minutes of Meeting of 30/9/16 here
Draft Minutes of meeting 15/8/16 - here
Meeting 15th August - AGENDA here
Draft Minutes of meeting 11/7/16 - here
Meeting 11th July - AGENDA here
Minutes of meeting 13/5/16 - here
Minutes of meeting 11/4/16 - here