Out & About: Bargain books, barnstorming burgers and British beauties by the box-load!

British ambassador Vivien Life was among the many who descended on the St Albans Church Summer Fete on Saturday August 22 in Churchillparken. And once again, it didn’t disappoint, providing fun, frivolity and festivities for the whole family. New this year were competitions to guess the weight of the cake and number of sweets in the jar – the same person didn’t win both however. That would have been just plain greedy.

 





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