Record visitors help make Manor Park fete a success

The East Ham 282 Squadron Royal Air Force Air Cadets play at the Summer fete in Little Ilford School

The East Ham 282 Squadron Royal Air Force Air Cadets play at the Summer fete in Little Ilford School - Credit: Archant

The weekend’s warm weather enticed a record number of people to get out and enjoy a summer fete organised by children at a Manor Park school.

The East Ham 282 Squadron Royal Air Force Air Cadets play at the Summer fete in Little Ilford School

The East Ham 282 Squadron Royal Air Force Air Cadets play at the Summer fete in Little Ilford School - Credit: Archant

More than 1,700 people enjoyed the many activities on offer at the Little Ilford School summer fete in Browning Road on Saturday aftrnoon.

A band from the East Ham air cadets provided musical entertainment while firemen from East Ham fire station kept children entertained as they clambered aboard a fire engine.

Among the attractions were demonstrations of Tae Kwon Do by students from the Manor Park School of Tae Kwon Do

There were also demonstrations from members of the Fight For Peace academy which uses boxing and martial arts combined with education and personal development to realise the potential of young people in communities.


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There was a wide variety of stalls to keep children and grown ups happy, fed and watered on one of the warmest days of the year.

Other attractions included a bouncy castle, a barbecue and face painting.

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