Hilly Fields Midsummer Fayre 2020


Sadly, due to the Coronavirus outbreak, we will not be able to run the Hilly Fields Midsummer Fayre on 20 June 2020. We are very sorry about this and regret that an important community event will not take place at this difficult time. Depending on how things develop we hope to be able to run the event later in the year. We will notify you on this website, Twitter and via Brockley Society’s circular email. To be included on the circular list please contact us by email at: 


There is a gallery of photos from the 2019 Fayre here, and watch this lovely short film put together by the folks at Aloha Films London. Thanks to everyone who took part, especially if you ran a stall, took part as a performer, or volunteered.

See you in autumn 2020 – fingers crossed! Watch this space.



Below is the general information about the 2019 Fayre….


Application forms for General (non-catering) stalls will be available, as PDF and Word documents. These are for bric-a-brac, smaller businesses and charities; please ensure you read the accompanying Information Sheet. You will be able to either send or email your application.

Please note that applications for Catering Stalls, Programme Adverts, Fayre Sponsorship and Raffle Prizes have now closed for 2019 and are not yet open for 2020. The Information sheet for Catering Stalls can be accessed here.


There are 3 great competitions at the Fayre this year; something for everyone! Just bring your entry to the competitions table in the main marquee on the day of the Fayre and you could win a fantastic prize. Entries will de displayed throughout the afternoon, with judging at about 4.15pm.  Please remember to put your name, age and telephone number on the back/base of your entry. Free ice cream voucher for every entry!

Cake Decorating. Theme: ‘Bug Life’. Categories: 7 years and under / 8-12 / 13-18 years

Upcycling Art (any medium, 2D or 3D). Theme: ‘Your Favourite Minibeast’ Create some art of your favourite minibeast from the contents of your recycling bin. Categories: 7 years and under / 8-12 / 13-18 years

Vegetable modelling. Any theme. Categories: 7 years and under / 8-12 / 13-18 years



Our regular team of organisers has been busy setting everything up, but we still need more helpers on the day itself.

It’s a great way to meet neighbours, give something back to the community, and get a real sense of satisfaction. There are a wide range of roles which means there’s something for everyone. You don’t need to help out for the whole day; most roles are split into shifts of just a couple of hours – so you’ll still have plenty of time to enjoy the many attractions of the Fayre itself.

Whether you have enjoyed the event in the past or are new to the area, please consider giving up a few hours of your time on to help make the event a success.

Before the event, we need help distributing our programmes as widely as possible.

On the day itself, teams take charge of specific aspects of the organisation, each with a Team Captain. 

  • Marquee and tent set-up
  • Hazard Tapes/Bunting/Signs/ Flags set-up
  • Stewards (stalls / traffic flow)
  • Litter management
  • Children’s competitions
  • Arena events
  • Raffle ticket sales
  • Brockley Society tent
  • Tea and Cake stall
  • Barbecue stall
  • Event strike down (tents/gazebos)

Below is a summary of the roles, showing how many volunteers we need for each team, and the time commitment (you can also view and download it as a PDF here).

Most roles only require a couple of hours of your time; the more the merrier, and the smoother the event will run. It’s a great way to meet locals, and help our diverse and wonderful Brockley community thrive.

To register your interest in helping out or to find out more drop us a line at:

We hope to hear from you soon!

Main Arena Events

View a gallery of photos of the 2016 Fayre here.