2020 Sheepfair Theme- Clue One!

Well, here we go! The 2020 Sheepfair theme has been agreed! Thank you to all of you who messaged us, or came to see us at village events. We really enjoyed hearing your ideas over the summer, there were some very popular front runners and based on what you told us a theme has now been officially decided upon. ‘WHAT …

What theme for 2020?

The Sheepfair committee is already working towards the 2020 Sheepfair! Our next big task is decide what the theme should be, we really need your help with this! You were all fantastic in 2016 in fully embracing the Swinging Sixties, we would love to hear your ideas and suggestions for the 2020 theme. Past themes have included: Swinging Sixties, Era …

New Officers for Overton Sheepfair

After serving as Chairman of the Sheepfair committee for the past three events, Jeff Teagle is now stepping down from this key Sheepfair role. Jeff had previously been our treasurer having joined the committee in 1999 for the  Millennium Sheepfair. Jane Anthony also steps down from her role as Secretary, Jane has been pivotal in the organisation of the last …

Letter from the Mayor of Basingstoke and Deane

It has been lovely to hear how much the village enjoyed this year’s Sheepfair, it was also a great surprise for the committee to recieve a wondeful letter from Cllr Jane Frankum, the Mayor of Basingstoke and Deane. In her Letter Cllr Frankum tells us “I was reminded of the village fairs we used to have and all the wondeful …

Sheepfair Survey

We would love to get your feedback following the Sheepfair. Please use this link to tell us what you thought; it will help us to plan the 2020 event. Click here to go to Survey We really do appreciate your feedback. Many Thanks The Sheepfair Committee

Parade Results

Thanks to the amazing efforts of the parade entries and the generosity of the crowds lining the streets, we are pleased to announce that we collected just over £1000. This will be distributed amongst local organisations and charities. Thanks again to all who took part: By the village for the village! 🙂

The Beatles in Overton!!!!

Who spotted the Beatles around the village over the weekend? Take a closer look – you might see some faces you recognise. Thanks to Paul Larkham and Tiffany Gibson for this wonderful picture. We love how it captures the real spirit of the Overton Sheepfair.