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Racton Summer Fete 2021

Racton Summer Fete will take place at Lordington House on Saturday 28th August this year from 2:30pm until 4pm.

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The Octagon contains eight uniquely beautiful churches, many of them several hundred years old, seven of which are open for public worship.

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Our recent news

Church news

Lockdown Easing Across the Parish – Churches Open

As we enter a new phase in easing in lockdown restrictions across the country, we…
Community News

New Executive Headteacher’s Report Published

The new Head of The Downland Schools Federation, Mr David Bertwhistle has published a report…
Church news

Date Fixed for Racton Fete 2021 – Volunteers Needed

Racton Fete will be held this year at Lordington House on the August bank holiday…

Upcoming Events

    • Fete at Lordington

    Racton Summer Fete 2021

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    Book of Common Prayer Eucharist at Racton Church

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    Sussex Ride and Stride

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    Stansted Park Farm Shop

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    Compton Village Shop and Tea Room

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    The Pavillion Tearooms – Stansted Park

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    The Victoria Inn, West Marden

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