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Boutique shopping festival Park Fair set to return to the Cotswolds bigger and better in 2024

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Park Fair, the boutique shopping festival for modern tastemakers, will return to the Cotswolds bigger and better in 2024 with five new spaces for families to enjoy from 21 June (Friday) to 23 June (Sunday) 2024 at the Great Tew Estate.

The weekend will welcome The Toy Box by BRIO, Montrose Group Open Kitchen, Yarnton Home & Garden Makes, the Park Fair Food Market & Potted Goose Pub for the first time. 

Park Fair will see The Savills Lounge return along with the House of Hare Glow Up and amie Wine Bar. New and returning boutiques include Ma + Lin, AFF & JAM, Little Garden Shop, ODEONIA, Amuse La Bouche, and Lacuna Child.

As always, unlimited fairground rides and music all day will keep the whole family entertained – all within the ticket price. 

“I’m overjoyed by the support we have seen for Park Fair so far and I’m excited to reveal our latest additions to the festival as we work towards our third year,” said Lucy Drinkwater, Founder of Park Fair. 

“I always knew there was an abundance of talent in the Cotswolds and we take the utmost pride in curating a programme of workshops, boutiques and flavours that celebrate the finest on our doorstep and beyond. We’re adding more to the schedule to ensure you and your family will never want to leave – watch this space!”

Park Fair is set to return to the Cotswolds bigger and better in 2024

Programme highlights:

The Toy Box by BRIO – a wonderland of wooden trains, tracks and toys for hours of imaginative play. “We’re looking forward to welcoming you on board for playful times with BRIO at Park Fair,” said Elaine Connell, BRIO Product Manager. “Come along and join us to discover classic railway-track fun, get creative and build your own BRIO World.”

Montrose Group Open Kitchen – join the Cotswolds’ preferred construction experts for a series of discussions and demonstrations on how to create a kitchen that suits your lifestyle and tips on cooking up a storm. 

“We can’t wait to partner with Park Fair for the second year this summer,” said Emily Tarbox, Director of Montrose Group. “Last year was a huge hit and we’re excited to facilitate this new attraction to the festival with our pop-up demonstration tent. Our team will be on hand throughout the weekend and will be happy to chat about any building or renovation ideas or projects.”

Yarnton Home & Garden Makes – child-friendly crafts all weekend, including soft play, painting and planting, tween clothing embellishing and an introduction to crystal meditation.

Yarnton Home & Garden is delighted to be popping up at Park Fair this year,” said Bryony Taylor Edwards – Head of Marketing & Home / Gift Buyer at Yarnton Home & Garden. “We will be hosting a fabulous series of creative events designed to educate and inspire the children of the fair. Located just north of Oxford, Yarnton Home & Garden loves everything botanical and will be aiming to bring a touch of this magic to Park Fair!”

Potted Goose Pub – the team behind The Kingham Plough will bring their elevated pub fare. Local favourites Hooky and the Cotswold Pale Ale will be on draft, along with a selection of cocktails. Tuck into a curated menu featuring rock oysters, Paddock Farm Pork Pies, hot stuffed Cotswold lamb, and falafel pitas served with rainbow slaw, pickled chilli and salsa verde.

Park Fair Food Market – a new culinary mecca. Crowd pleasers and grab-and-go options including the famous Smiths of Bourton burgers, epic sweet and savoury baked goods from Barefoot Bakery, fiery flavours from Farang, kids picnic bags from The Tea Set, ice cream from The North Cotswold Ice Cream Company, Smoke & Braai’s Southern American and South African inspired BBQ, and Nori Shed’s zesty Asian-inspired bowls.

The Savills Lounge – back for the second year, Savills will bring their real estate expertise to Great Tew. The Lounge will be stylishly kitted out to provide a comfortable space to relax, so grab a glass of something, settle into an armchair and find out how Savills can help find the perfect Cotswold home.

Charles Elsmore-Wickens, Head of Residential Sales for Savills in the Cotswolds, said: “We are delighted to announce our return to Park Fair in 2024. We thoroughly enjoyed last year’s festival and look forward to welcoming guests into the Savills Lounge, our comfortable and stylish home at the event. Our local team will be on hand all weekend to chat with anyone thinking about buying or selling in the Cotswolds.”

House of Hare Braid and Style Boutique – one of the most popular pop-ups from Park Fair 2023. The team will offer styling, braids, consultations, salon appointment bookings and an opportunity to product shop.

“We are thrilled to be returning to Park Fair this year!” said Craig Jones, Head Stylist at House of Hare. “Our expert team will be on hand to style the perfect look for the weekend and we’ll be stocked up with your favourite products by hair care brands GHD, Davines, and K18 to take home. 

“For those needing a little more guidance on their 2024 look, we’ll be providing bespoke consultations to offer ideas and advice on what would suit you and you’ll be able to book an appointment at our luxury salon in Chipping Norton.”

amie Wine Bar – more space for friends. amie will be taking over a dedicated wine bar for those who love to toast. They’ll serve their famous rosé, white and bubbles from the South of France in Great Tew.

Boutiques – new and returning favourites including sustainable linen blouses from Ma + Lin, AFF & JAM hand printed and painted wearable art, Claudia de Yong’s handmade garden accessories at Little Garden Shop, ODEONIA’s reimagined vintage kimono silks and sustainable textiles, statement textiles and ceramics from Amuse La Bouche, POM London’s curated collection of womenswear, naturally dyed Irish homeware linens from VED Cooks, and British childrenswear favourites, Lacuna Child.

Entertainment – there will be live music all weekend and, as always, unlimited fairground rides within the ticket price.

Tickets:

Early bird tickets are now available. Weekend tickets cost £18.00 for adults, £12.00 for children over five years and £4.00 for children under five. Children two years and below go free.

A one-off promotion allows guests to buy a day ticket and access the full weekend festival. Guests can pick up a one-day pass for a limited-time offer at £15.00 for adults, £10.00 for children over five years, and £3.00 for under five years.



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