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Bishop's Castle, Shropshire
Michaelmas Fair


We'd love to hear from anyone who is interested in joining us. Have a chat with any of the committee, who are Keith Whiddon (Chair), Liz Still, Clare Russell, Gerry Barwell, Rosa James, Jane & Steve Bradbury, Vicky Robson, Bernard Edwards or John Lucas or you can email on info@michaelmasfair.co.uk or via our Facebook page at: https://www.facebook.com/MichaelmasFairBishopsCastle

The following list of jobs need doing to make the Fair run smoothly, if you donít want to be involved in organizing then why not help out on one of these tasks:





Distribute Fliers

There are 30 places to deliver fliers to.



Put out the 40 signs advertising the Fair on the roads leading to and from Bishops Castle (and then collecting them in again after the fair)


Lantern Workshop

Help out making lanterns


Hang out Flags

There are 120 flags to be put on poles and then put into their brackets on the front of houses


Deliver letters

Deliver letters to all residents of High Street, Church Street Market Square about the road closures.


Collect Cones and signs

Shropshire Council kindly lend us yellow cones and road signs to manage the traffic and parking round town.  This is several van loads which needs collecting from Craven Arms and Shrewsbury and then taking back on the Monday after the fair.


Flypost Cars

Put letters on cars regards parking restrictions


Lay out the car park

Putting in posts, running in safety fencing etc round the playing field


Put up signs to car park

Put up direction signs to the car park


Set up the Market Square

Put up the Marquee in the square


Put Out Cones

400 cones need putting out


Set up Stalls

Help set up the stalls between 8 and 9am



Greet the vintage car drivers and get them parked up safely in the street


Man the barriers

Direct traffic around the closed roads


Sell Tickets



Take photographs

We need good photographs for next years advertising


Steward the Lanterns

Shake collection buckets and carry fire blankets


Collect Cones

Collect up 400 cones


Clear Up

Take everything down


Take down the Flags