Live well, upskill and prosper – find out what’s here for you at the South Oxhey Autumn Fair

Updated: 9 November 2022Community and living

A whole host of fun, entertainment and interactive stalls and demonstrations will be on offer later this month at the South Oxhey Autumn Fair.

A whole host of fun, entertainment and interactive stalls and demonstrations will be on offer later this month at the South Oxhey Autumn Fair.

Activities including live exercise sessions, live cooking, medical and health advice, skills and employment support, and fun activities for children will be taking place at the event organised by Three Rivers District Council and sponsored by Thrive Homes. The fair is being held to help increase awareness of the many local services across the district, and to champion the local community.

Organisations taking part will include a local GP with health advice, weight management experts Beezee Bodies offering cooking demonstrations and nutrition advice, new local supermarket Lidl, E.ON the energy supplier, the Community Learning Partnership and Ascend with information on their courses, Herts Mind Network, Age UK,  charity Small Acts of Kindness with their Warm in Winter gift bags, Citizens Advice Bureau, Watford Portuguese Association, GATE Herts and and the South Asian Heritage Association.

Other activities include confidence and acting workshops for young people aged four to 17-years-old from The Show-Off Squad, face painting, tips and advice on energy saving to reduce bills, interactive story telling sessions, festive decorations, cards and craft making, and taster sessions for boxing, tai chi and yoga.

Free hot food and festive drinks representing the diverse communities living in South Oxhey will be available courtesy of West Herts College Food Academy. There will also be a grand raffle draw, with prizes including a family ticket to see the Aladdin pantomime with backstage passes at Watersmeet, Rickmansworth, a £50 high street voucher, one month’s membership and free personal training session from Everyone Active, Sporting Kids vouchers and two Oxhey Jets FC season tickets.

Cllr Sarah Nelmes, the Leader of Three Rivers District Council, said: “I am really looking forward to this great event, which is both a celebration of all the many community organisations which offer so much in Three Rivers, and hopefully a chance to help more people to see what opportunities are out there and how they can get involved. There will be opportunities to see how you can upskill and prosper right here in our district through local education and employment.”

The event will include information on environment, sustainability and climate change, and crime prevention advice.

The South Oxhey Autumn Fair will take place on Saturday 26 November, from 11am until 3pm at Oxhey Wood Primary School, Oxhey Drive, South Oxhey, Watford.