The HEFFLE CUCKOO FAIR takes place this year on Saturday, 27 April 2019 from 11:00-16:00. Cade Street, Old Heathfield. This annual event dates back to an old tradition started in 1315 where Dame Heffle (Old name for Heathfield) used to arrive at a Gypsy market and release Cuckoos to announce the start of Spring. The road is shut on the day of the fair and the event starts with a procession, culminating in the arrival of Dame Heffle arrives who release the Cuckoos (racing pigeons).  Various performances throughout the day from local groups. Craft stalls, Refreshments, Vintage cars, Old fashioned fun fair, Dog show and plenty more! A fun day out for all the family. All proceeds raised go to DEMELZA HOSPICE CARE FOR CHILDREN.
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