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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS 

Q:        What is the aim of the Hartley Wintney Village Festival?

A:        To provide a fun and entertaining day out for our caring community to enjoy.

Q:        What happens to monies raised by the Festival?

A:        The surplus from the sale of programmes together with all the proceeds from the street collection during the Procession go to a local charity. Any other surplus from the Festival will go to local, national  and international good causes.

Q:        Where do I park?

A:        See also under Road Closure.

Most people arrive on foot which is preferred because the roads near the site are busy with very limited parking spaces.

            Parking is available in the village car park off the High Street. 

            There are a number of parking spaces in Jubilee Fields, off Green Lane on production of a programme for the Festival.

            Disabled parking is at St John's Church and a blue badge must be displayed.

Q:        What food and drink are available at the Festival?

A:        Bar

The Beer Tent will be open throughout the afternoon serving both alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks and will be manned by members of Hart Rotary and the Friends of Hart Rotary.

Belgian beers from Malle are also available from the Twinning Association stall.

BBQ

Quality burgers and hot dogs from local suppliers are on sale from 12 noon until all are consumed, usually around 4.00 pm. They are freshly cooked by the ladies of the Inner Wheel Club of Hart, who also offer fried onions, sauces and other accompaniments.

Teas and Home Made Cakes:

Are available from other stalls.

Cream teas are offered by Hartley Wintney Women's Institute at the WI Hut.

Ice cream

There are two vans situated near the entrance off the A30 and near the Fairground.

Q:        Where are toilets located?

A:        Toilets, including disabled toilets, are sited close to the Arena near the entrance to the site from the A323 road.

            Disabled toilets are also available at St John's Church.

Q:        What First Aid facilities are there?

A:        The First Aid caravan is located near the entrance from the A323 road and is clearly signed.

Q:        How do I get help in an emergency, including lost children and lost property?

A:        Go to the Control Tent, clearly signed, next to the Arena. Any Rotarian, wearing a yellow shirt with the Rotary logo or Lion, wearing a pale blue shirt with the Lions logo, will try to help in the first instance or will direct you to the Control Tent.

Q:        Where can I buy a programme?

A:        Door to door programme sales will take place in Hartley Wintney over the fortnight preceding the Festival. Programmes can also be purchased in Odiham High Street and Waitrose, Yateley, on 2nd June and Hartley Wintney High Street on the day of the Festival.

Q:        How do I find out more about Hart Rotary and Hook & Odiham Lions?

A:        Visit their marquees near the Arena at the Festival.