Little Paxton Parish Council

Serving the people of Little Paxton

Village Sign

Clerk: Mrs Jenny Gellatly
11 Hayling Avenue, Little
Paxton, St. Neots
Cambridgeshire PE19 6HG

Visit the Paxfest Facebook page here.

Paxfest & Fun Dog Show - Saturday 10th July 2021
The event theme is 'A Traditional Village Fete'
12 noon - 4.45pm

Paxfest is the annual village fete which takes place on second Saturday in July.

Come along to a FREE afternoon of family fun.
QEII Playing Field/Village Hall, Little Paxton

FREE ADMISSION

Lots of stalls - BBQ, Salad Bar, Beer tent, refreshments, games, face painting, children's craft activities, Magic Shows, Fun Dog Show, Musical entertainment and lots more.

Paxfest Donations & Sponsorship

We would like to thank the following businesses who have kindly provided generous sponsorship & prizes for Paxfest

Butler Residential- to support Mr Marvel's Fun Magic Shows
Chorus Homes- to support the Connections Youth Club in a Van
The Cambridgeshire Housing Society- to provide free face painting
Arthur Ibbett Ltd- fun dog show prizes
TL Cobbold­ - fun dog show prizes
Tesco Stores plc- fun dog show prizes
The Co-operative Funeral Care, St Neots- fun dog show prizes- Doggy Hamper
Gilberts Butchers- Sausages for the Best Sausage catcher
The Kitchen Magician- fun dog show prizes
Waitrose & Partners- fun dog show prizes
G. Webb Haulage Ltd- fun dog show prizes- Gift voucher for Afternoon Tea for Two at The Ivy, Gift voucher for Afternoon tea for Two at Six Restaurant

Stall bookings

The booking fees for stalls are £10 village commercial stall and £25 for a non village commercial. The booking fee is non refundable and will be invoiced after 21st June.

If the event is cancelled due to COVID regulations, booking fees will be refunded.

All commercial stallholders to provide their own gazebos, tables and chairs. In the event of bad weather the event will still go ahead and all entertainment will be in the village hall.

There is no booking fee for Village groups, Clubs & Organisations.

Please contact the Clerk for a booking form.

Fun Dog Show Classes 2021

The Fun Dog Show will start at 1pm. There will be a 30 min break in the Fun Dog Show at 3pm. There are 15 classes and a Championship Class.

Registration is on the day and is £1.50 per dog per class.
On the day there will be a dog measuring chart for Small, Medium and Large Dogs to help owners decide which class best suits their dogs. There will be a new class for tiny dogs.

There is no restriction on the number of classes a dog can enter. The winner of each class has entry to the Championship Class.

  1. Puppies under 1 year - sponsored by Huntree Fencing Ltd
  2. Best Tiny dog/bitch- sponsored by JP Building Ltd
  3. Best Small dog/bitch- sponsored by Beacon Wealth Legal
  4. Best Medium size dog/bitch- sponsored by The Kitchen Magician
  5. Best Large dog dog/bitch - sponsored by Your Dog's Life.
  6. Gorgeous Oldie ( 7years +) - sponsored by The Mindful Pet Owner
  7. Dog Agility- sponsored by The Kitchen Magician
  8. Dog/Bitch with the waggiest tail- sponsored by Pampurred Paws
  9. Children's Handling - sponsored by Business Class Publications Ltd
  10. Best paw shaker - sponsored by Huntree Fencing Ltd
  11. Most Awesome eyes- sponsored by JP Building Ltd
  12. Best 'Smiley' dog/bitch
  13. Quickest sausage catcher - sponsored by Kingfisher Independent Funeral Services
  14. Quickest sit - sponsored by Pampurred Paws
  15. Best six legs- sponsored by Beacon Wealth Management
  16. Best in Show (winners of each class) - Sponsored by Hire or Buy Group Ltd

Musical Entertainment

12 noon - Cambridgeshire Caledonian Pipe Band - will parade into the central arena to open the event. The Band are back by popular demand having performed at Paxfest 2019.

12.30pm -12.45pm - Motion Dance Academy

12.45pm- 1.00pm - Clickity Clack Parties -meet Princess Elsa.

1.00pm - Porterhouse Jazz 6 - the Jazz band enjoys entertaining at Paxfest. Bowler hats, trombones and all that jazz. If you like Ella Fitzgerald, Louis Armstrong, Count Basie and music from the Forties- this is for you.

1.45pm - Royston Town Band- was formed in the mid 1800's and has played at many events in the area during three centuries.

2.30pm - Porterhouse Jazz 6

3.00pm - Tom Sings Swing

3.30pm - Royston Town Band

4.15pm - Porterhouse Jazz 6

4.45pm - Event finish

Other Attractions

Ark Farm

The Ark Farm is a mobile educational farm and will be bringing along Sheep (or lambs if available), pigs ( or piglets if available) , ducks, geese, chickens, a goat and a cow. Lots of hands on opportunities with two qualified adults

Donkey Rides

South East Donkeys will providing four beautiful donkeys for children to ride & pet. Age & height restrictions apply. Helmets provided.

Rides £1.00

Wildlife Mini Zoo

The Wildlife Mini Zoo is back by popular demand with Meekats, Snakes, Lizards, Spiders, Scorpions, Hissing cockroaches, Giant snail and other furries. Rabbits and guinea pigs will be there too.

Meekats

Hissing cockroaches

CAR PARKING 2021

Concerns have been raised regarding parking in the village hall car park on Paxfest day. Passes will now be issued for village hall car parking spaces with each pass having an allocated parking space- this will be mainly for entertainers and musicians for the event.

Stallholders will be issued with a field lay out prior to accessing the field to reduce traffic queues on the High Street. This will ensure a quicker access onto the field.

Stallholders will be issued with a pass to park on the QEII Playing field.

There will be NO public parking in the village hall car park.

The Paxfest Committee would like to encourage residents to leave their cars at home and walk/cycle or scoot to the event.

If you are visiting Little Paxton for Paxfest, please park on streets near the High Street (not on street corners).

Disabled Parking

The Rookery PE19 6QT & St.James Road PE19 6QW are ideal parking locations for disabled parking for Paxfest. There is a ramp at the The Rookery for easy access which leads to the QEII Playing Field.