Datchet's village fete this year will have 'peace celebrations' as its theme.

It will take place on Saturday, July 6 from 12.30pm to 4pm in the grounds of Churchmead School.

It is exactly 100 years since the village held a special event to celebrate the end of the First World War.

The celebrations then took place on exactly the same spot as this year's fair - although it was Churchmead House back then, not a school.

Churchmead School was built 1958 to 1959 on the site of the grand Victorian Churchmead House.

The house survived until after the Second World War but by then was too large for a modern purpose and was left to become derelict. By the 1950s it provided the perfect site, with extensive grounds, for a much-needed local secondary school.

This year's fete will have all the usual attractions with lots of stalls, pony rides, a barbecue, beer tent, strawberries and cream, bottle tombola, bouncy slide and bouncy castle as well as the Datchet Arts Festival displayed inside the school and the Great Datchet Bake Off - themed 'A 'Peace' of Cake.

It will be raising funds for local charities and good causes.

If anyone would like to nominate a group to benefit they can contact Julia Hardy on 01344 890899 or Julia@pagehardy.co.uk. Anyone who has a couple of hours to spare to help on a stall, or collect bottles in advance, or if they would like to run their own stall, can also contact Julia.