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Community Zone

This year the Yaxley Festival is delighted to announce the introduction of the new Howsafe Sponsored Community Zone.

All events are hosted in the Community Zone Marquee – centred around showcasing local community based interests. Rosettes and prizes will be awarded to all category winners. In addition, if any local textile / art / craft groups would like to showcase their work in the Community Zone on Sunday 14th May, please do get in touch. Do note however, this is a non-profit marquee so if you wish to sell your items please contact

Over the weekend the Community Zone marquee will be a hive of activity, do come along, grab a cuppa and a cake and watch our cookery and floristry demonstrations or get involved with taste testing and children’s activities, full timetable to follow.

BAKEOFF Sat 13th May

Calling all budding Mary Berry’s & Paul Hollywood’s, get your aprons on and BAKE…!

Competion categories are: Scones (batches of 6), Showstopper, Bread, Sponge, Childrens 7 and under & 8-12 years. Register your entry via email to

PHOTOGRAPHY - Sun 14th May

Photography competition supported by Marc Wheatley Photography.

Open to all ages. Get clicking…submit your entries by midnight on 28th April to – Competition categories are: Portraits, Landscape & Yaxley Life.


Encourage your little green fingered ones to create a cottage garden in a tray, open to all primary aged children.

Please try to limit your creation to shoe box size, however you can use any materials you wish, bring your entry along to the Community Zone marquee by 11am on Sun 14th May.

FLORISTRY - Sun 14th May

Do you have a flair for flowers, we need YOU…

enter your table centre piece for judging by 10am, register your entry via email to

Contact the Community Zone Team

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