British Home’s Annual “June Faire” To Offer British-Style Fun, Food and Entertainment

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Press Release posted 5/31/14 – The 2014 June Faire will be held at the British Home in California, 647 Manzanita Avenue, Sierra Madre, on Saturday, June 7, from 10:00 am to 2:30 pm.  Admission is free.

This festive, family-friendly event celebrating “All Things British “ is held annually at Sierra Madre’s graceful non-profit independent and assisted living facility for seniors.  The Faire is opened with a formal Presentation of the Colors accompanied by a professional bagpiper, followed by the American and British national anthems.

Colorful booths and boutiques situated on the beautiful 2½ acre campus will offer arts and crafts, books, tools, collectibles, personal accessories and decorative and household items for sale.  All proceeds are donated and help to support the British Home.

Refreshments will feature Ploughman’s lunches, English bangers on a bun, home-baked breads and pastries, strawberries and ice cream, and children’s fare.  An outdoor Victorian Tea Room will be open for faire-goers to enjoy a “cuppa” and delicious English sweets and savories.

A Children’s Area on the south lawn will feature a bouncy house and face-painting by the Home’s resident artist.

Live entertainment will include adults and youngsters performing traditional Morris, Scottish and Irish dances.  A strolling British Bobby and Beefeater will be available to have their pictures taken with you.

The British Home is located in a residential area, with parking along Ramona and Manzanita Avenues, as well as on the side streets.  For more information, please call (626) 355-7240 or visit our website: www.britishhome-ca.us.

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