With great excitement we have begun planning a fabulous Country Fete in honour of West Melton School. The school has been going through a large transition phase in the last five years where it has doubled its student roll and added many new teachers and classrooms to the mix. As the heart of the local community the school has done a fantastic job handling this change and providing a wonderful place for children to learn and grow.


The fete will be held on Sunday, 2 April 2017, from 11am to 4pm at West Melton School, 743 Weedons Ross Rd and the aim is to raise funds for new play areas and items like shade sails and seating to complete the new buildings. Entry will be a GOLD COIN donation per family.


The fete will include all your typical country fair attractions:

  • great food, drinks & baking
  • cute (and maybe unusual) animals
  • crazy games and challenges for all ages
  • great offerings & displays from local businesses and groups
  • a range of fantastic local Canterbury entertainment


  • The Fete is being spearheaded by a subcommittee of the Friends of West Melton School (formally the PTA). This volunteer committee has been charged with the event creation, fundraising, communications and implementation of the fete.