This year’s Buckham Fair tallied up its highest amount ever–£90,000! The proceeds will go to support Weldmar Hospicecare and Bransby Horses Rescue and Welfare Centre, in honor of the Clunes’ horse groom, Lulu Covey, who died in a car crash last year.
An event of this scope requires an intensely dedicated team and community supporters, as well as visitors–who come from all over the world. Read the details about this year’s Fair and see cool photos of Martin in his fair regalia in the BridportNEWS at http://m.bridportnews.co.uk/news/14775755.Martin_Clunes__quot_incredibly_proud_quot__as_Buckham_Fair_tallies_up___90_000_for_Weldmar/
I had the great fortune to attend the Buckham Fair in 2014 and will tell you that, hands down, it is the best fete around the globe. Held literally in Martin Clunes’ backyard, the fair attracts dogs, horses and people, who show up to be greeted by Martin and his wife, Philippa. The star of “Doc Martin” shakes hands, chats and has his picture taken with anyone brandishing a camera. Here’s our photo from 2014. I think you can tell what a hospitable host Martin is with everyone he meets.