Skip to content
Archive of posts tagged Floral Fringe Fair

Fairs weather

by Brian Lavers A very wet Surrey Show at Guildford on the 26th May, the rain falling throughout the hours of daylight. The new CRT exhibition gazebo – erected for the first time – proved something of a challenge, and required much reference to the rain-sodden “instructions” and much good humour before it was up […]

Floral Fringe Fair furnishes
friendly faces but few familiar with CRT

by Brian Lavers Over the weekend of 1st and 2nd June in an effort to “spread the word” Pierrepont volunteers, Brian Lavers and Brian Senior, aided by Conway Churchill who provided tent transport and construction skills, took a tent plus publicity material and Countryside Restoration Trust merchandise to this year’s Floral Fringe Fair, held in […]

Sunshine smiled on successful Surrey Show

by Rod Kebble The sun shone (though the wind blew) on the Surrey County Show on bank holiday Monday and the crowds came out in good numbers. Pierrepont Farm had a very successful time in the show ring, as the table below demonstrates. (Cows with names beginning ‘Pierrepont’ or ‘Discovery’ are all part of the […]

2013 spring bird survey published

by Rod Kebble The monitoring group having tramped the fields and woods of Pierrepont Farm last month, the results of the 2013 spring bird survey can now be viewed by transects on this site. The number of species seen is up but the numbers of birds recorded of each species is down. The first corn […]

Floral Fringe Fair flourishes

by Rod Kebble CRTinSurrey volunteers will be venturing over the border into West Sussex next June, to take part in the second Floral Fringe Fair. Having already outgrown its original venue, next year’s fair will be held at Knepp Castle RH13 1LJ, near Horsham, home to Sir Charles and Lady Burrell, who will be opening […]