This year the Fair will be on Saturday 12th July starting at 12.00

Here is a map of the fairground.

There is a full programme of entertainment throughout the day, kicking off with a popular children’s ‘5-a-side’ football tournament from in the morning on Moormead. During the afternoon there is a dog show with heats starting at 2.00pm on little Moormead across Hillview road.

The musical entertainment from 12.00 to 7.30 features 8 bands this year. See who they are on our music page. There will be celebrity interviews and music throughout the day from Alan Hardy of Radio West Middlesex.

We have a tea tent and a beer tent organised and staffed by volunteers. The BBQ is run by parents from Orleans Infant School’s PTA – FOOI. Local parents organise a Pimms stall from Orleans Park.

Site stewarding is done by the parents of children at St Stephens Junior School. And the fair site is kept clean by parents at St Mary’s Junior school

St Margarets Fair Programme

Saturday 12th July 2008

1000 - 1300 Five-a-side football knockout rounds on the football pitches. School teams made up of years 4, 5 & 6 boys and years 5 & 6 girls. (playing field)
1130 - 1700 Radio West Middlesex Presents … all the events linked from their gazebo and around the fair as they celebrate our 30th anniversary year.  
1200 - 1230 Dr Bob & Big John - with play a blend of Blues, Country and Rock. (music stage)
1200 - 1600 Brentford Football Club showcasing plans and information about their new stadium, and providing information on the club with official merchandise.  
1230 - 1330 On the day registration for your dog to enter the St Margarets Fair Dog Show sponsored by Absolute Pets of St Margarets. (little Moormead)
1230 - 1600 Twickenham Rowing Club – club members are around all afternoon for those who would like to learn about the sport or try their hand on a rowing machine. (near main arena)
1300 - 1330 The Sounds of Death in Vogue, the Twickenham 5 piece metal-ish rock band. (music stage)
1330 - 1350 Dance display from the infants and juniors of St Mary’s school. (display arena)
1350 - 1400 30th Fair Opening by Cllr Helen Lee-Parsons, Mayor of Richmond. (display arena)
1400 - 1430 Doghouse with their look back at thirty years of popular music. (music stage)
1400 - 1600 Dog Show (little Moormead)
1410 - 1550 Five-a-side Football Finals (main arena)
1500 - 1530 St Margarets Elastic Band - a mix of big band, swing, jazz and popular songs. (music stage)
1550 - 1600 Presentation of the Football Trophies (display arena)
1600 - 1630 Twickenham Rowing Club - the finals of the Twickenham indoor rowing competition. (main arena)
1600 - 1630 Orleans Park Soul Band - everything jazz and soul from Ray Charles to Dusty Springfield. (music stage)
1700 - 1730 The Blue Beat Allstars re-create the Caribbean Ska sound of the late 50’s and early 60’s. (music stage)
1800 - 1830 The Retrobates – a young band with a great variety of covers, from the 50’s till the present. (music stage)
1830 - 1845 Charity Auction time (music stage)
1900 - 1930 Nark Drool & The Shudders - ramming back the ‘rama lama ding dong!’ into toe-tapping rock ‘n’ roll classics, (music stage)