We want to run a happy, safe event that everyone can enjoy so we do have to ask all visitors, exhibitors, traders, providers of services to adhere to our simple house rules. Remember: this is not a public site: this is our home.
In addition, I’m afraid we have boring “legislative stuff” for traders and caterers.
PLEASE read them and adhere to them.
ALL entry forms will ask you to confirm that you have read and understood and agree to comply with these “rules”
1: IN ANY EMERGENCY: turn to a Marshall, a member of FMS (at the Station) or Red Cross or go to the Site Office. Loose children will be taken to the Creche, run by our local Montessori Nursery School. If you need to meet someone or have become separated from your party: there is a designated Meeting Point and Lost property should be reported to the OFFICE. See your site plan.
2: NO LITTER! Grundons have very kindly given us bins: PLEASE put your rubbish in them: or TAKE IT HOME!
3: DOGS:welcome but on leads please: if you see two yellow Labs or a Black Lab not on leads: they live here. PLEASE Pick up dog poo and put it in the bins.
4: VEHICLES: Park in the designated CAR PARKS please. NO VEHICLES other than those involved in parades or giving rides are allowed to move on the showground between 9.30 am and 10.30 p.m. on Saturday and 9.30 a.m. to 6.00 p.m. on Sunday. This does NOT apply to exhibitor’s cars: please see registration form. We hope the majority of Exhibitors will stay with us until at least 5.30 each day but appreciate that really old cars take longer to get home and don’t want to drive in the dark!
5: THE PARK: This is an animal sanctuary. You can take a ride with a guide but PLEASE do NOT try to walk in the Park. The animals may look “cute” but they are WILD animals, not pets: and some are perfectly capable of killing you if they have a mind to. Please don’t feed them: we do that. DO NOT throw ANYTHING over the fences. Your Dog will not “run into the park” because it will be on a lead. Remember all camelids stamp on dogs (we have Llama, Guanaco + Alpaca)
6: NO GLASS: You are on grazing land: Glass breaks and can cause horrific injuries to people as well as animals. NO ALCOHOL to be brought onto the show ground. There is plenty for sale! If you are camping – keep it on the campsite please.
7: PLEASE: listen to our local Police, to Marshals, our Gurkha Security personnel and to Members of the Fawley Museum Society (all labeled) who run our Railway. These people have your safety in mind and if they say “Don’t” – DON”T and if they say “Please do…” DO IT! We do not have Fat Controllers or Little Hitlers – just nice people who want the event to run smoothly. Anyone causing any form of “aggro” will be told to leave the property immediately and assisted if necessary.
8: BE NICE!Consider your neighbours: ESPECIALLY IF CAMPING OR PICNICKING. Don’t make so much noise they can’t hold conversations: don’t encroach on their space: keep dogs and children under control. Do as YOU would be done by: Please.
9: We can’t believe this is necessary (but experience shows that it is): DO NOT bring onto our land any of the following: Guns, Knives (other than catering equipment: Chefs, take care of yours!), Swords, Fireworks, Stink Bombs (sic)! any type of weapon we haven’t thought of or any DRUGS for which you have no prescription (how polite is that?). ANY animal other than a dog (on a lead) for which you have not obtained permission from us.
10: Mark your personal belongings with your name + postcode. We hope you won’t lose anything; but if you do, and it is marked, it can be returned. Please take care of your possessions: sickeningly, these events attract thieves.
11. REMEMBER please that this is farmland: fields and paths are uneven and stony. The Station Yard is VERY uneven and full of RAILS and POINTS: please take care and watch where you are putting your feet. Don’t RUN at the Station! Remember, if you trip, it really IS your fault!
ALL TRADERS, CHARITIES and CATERERS:
No contract will be deemed to have been entered into until you have received a confirmation from us. No confirmation will be sent to you until we have 50% of your pitch fee. VEHICLE Passes will be sent on receipt of the final 50% – which must be with us by Monday 29th April. You will also receive a form to exchange for wristbands on arrival.
You MUST have public liability insurance for at least £2m to cover the weekend. Please ensure that you have the policy with you and that you have sent a copy with your booking form or filled in the details on-line.
PLEASE do NOT start to set up in any way before checking in at the “office” near the gate.
Don’t try to sell alcohol unless you have permission from us AND a license from our local authority.
GENERATORS: silent running only please. Clean emissions. Site them where they cannot cause offence to others and where loose children can’t bump into them. (there are ALWAYS loose children!)
RAFFLES, TOMBOLAS, AUCTIONS: ONLY Charities on-site who have agreements with us are permitted to sell raffle or tombola tickets and only our designated Auctioneer is allowed to hold an Auction
The Hon. Sir William McAlpine Bt. And The Hon. Lady McAlpine