Family fun at Oaklands summer fair

PUBLISHED: 12:00 25 June 2018

The Oaklands College summer fair. (Picture: Oaklands College)

The Oaklands College summer fair. (Picture: Oaklands College)

Archant

A summer fair at Oaklands College in St Albans attracted around 8,000 visitors for sheep racing, donkey rides and more.

The Oaklands College summer fair. (Picture: Oaklands College)The Oaklands College summer fair. (Picture: Oaklands College)

The fair was held at the college’s St Albans Campus in Hatfield Road on Sunday, June 10. Each college department hosted different activities, with visitors playing traditional wooden games, shooting hoops with Oaklands Basketball Sports Academy and taking selfies in a student-built car.

There was also a funfair, falconry displays and puppet shows, with the hospitality and catering department serving wood fire pizzas and barbecue treats, and the agricultural students overseeing sheep racing and shearing. Entertainment was provided by the music and performing arts department.

The Oaklands College summer fair. (Picture: Oaklands College)The Oaklands College summer fair. (Picture: Oaklands College)

Oaklands principal Zoe Hancock said: “The Summer Fair is the biggest event in our calendar and it’s one we look forward to. To see so many people enjoying the day and experiencing the College makes it all worthwhile.”

The Oaklands College summer fair. (Picture: Oaklands College)The Oaklands College summer fair. (Picture: Oaklands College)

The Oaklands College summer fair. (Picture: Oaklands College)The Oaklands College summer fair. (Picture: Oaklands College)

The Oaklands College summer fair. (Picture: Oaklands College)The Oaklands College summer fair. (Picture: Oaklands College)

The Oaklands College summer fair. (Picture: Oaklands College)The Oaklands College summer fair. (Picture: Oaklands College)

The Oaklands College summer fair. (Picture: Oaklands College)The Oaklands College summer fair. (Picture: Oaklands College)

The Oaklands College summer fair. (Picture: Oaklands College)The Oaklands College summer fair. (Picture: Oaklands College)

The Oaklands College summer fair. (Picture: Oaklands College)The Oaklands College summer fair. (Picture: Oaklands College)

The Oaklands College summer fair. (Picture: Oaklands College)The Oaklands College summer fair. (Picture: Oaklands College)


If you value what this story gives you, please consider supporting the Herts Advertiser. Click the link in the orange box above for details.

Become a supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years. Our industry faces testing times, which is why we're asking for your support. Every contribution will help us continue to produce local journalism that makes a measurable difference to our community.

Latest from the Herts Advertiser