There are a number of major events in Feckenham’s calendar. Not all happen every year. All take a great deal of voluntary effort to stage. If you’d like to help just contact the organisers listed in this directory.
SPRING FLOWER SHOW
Usually held in April. Spring flowers, various stalls and attractions. Cream Teas
Feckenham Flower Show Committee has disbanded. No show is planned for 2024.
FLOWER AND GARDEN FESTIVAL
Every three years in May. Villagers open their gardens for people to look around. Amazing display of flowers in the church. Teas, pig roasts and all sorts of other attractions. Organised by Cathy Fisher on behalf of the Friends of Feckenham Church.
Held every year on the Saturday closest to the feast of St John the Baptist. Feckenham’s biggest event dating back to the reign of King Henry III. Lots of attractions spread over The Square and the Recreation Ground. Food, drink and spectacular entertainment as well as a giant classic car show. 2024’s event will be on 22nd June.
Organised by Feckenham Wake Committee.
FECKENHAM HORSE SHOW
On the last Saturday of June. Show jumping, dressage, gymkhana and other equestrian activities. Exhibits and refreshments. Organised by Feckenham Horse Show
FUN ON THE SQUARE
Usually held in late July. This is a village event aiming to raise funds for the maintenance of The Square. There’s usually a theme but there’s always entertainment, food, drink and games.
Organised by Feckenham Square Management Committee. Provisional date for 2024: 27th July.
FECKENHAM FLOWER SHOW
Held in Early September. A chance for gardeners, cooks and brewers to show off their skills and wares. Competitions and displays. Feckenham Flower Show Committee has disbanded. There was no show in 2023.
Usually in October (though not every year). Everyone is invited to create a scarecrow to display outside their house or on The Square. Visitors follow the scarecrow trail and vote for the best scarecrow. Teas on The Square. Most recent event was in 2023 – organised by Feckenham Square Management Committee and The Wake Committee. Provisional Dates for 2024: 5th & 6th October.
BANDIT CUP GOLF COMPETITION
Held during September each year. An annual day of golf in a frenzied battle for the famed Bandit Cup – followed by dinner at The Rose & Crown. Details appear in the pub a few weeks before
BONFIRE & FIREWORKS DISPLAY
Held on the closest Saturday to November 5th. Large bonfire and organised firework display with refreshments. Organised by Feckenham Cricket Club.
CAROLS ON THE SQUARE
Early evening on Christmas Eve. Feckenham’s way of starting Christmas – carol singing round the Christmas Tree on The Square with mulled wine and mince pies. Everyone welcome – abandon the turkey wrapping and present stuffing and kick off Christmas with your fellow villagers and their guests. Organised by Feckenham Square Management Committee.
BOXING DAY WALK
Every Boxing Day at 2pm walkers gather on The Square for a bracing hike on local footpaths. Tea stop half way round. Details in Feckenham News in December