Sandon Fete was established in 1947 by the Royal British Legion; just shortly after the second world war. As the years past the British Legion decided that it was unable to continue with the fete, due to a reduction in legion members. The remaining organisers felt the demise of the popular event would be a shame, and a significant loss to the village and surrounding area. It was decided to continue the event as an independent fund raiser. In 1998 the Sandon Fete & Transport Show was formed. This was set to continue the popular village event which was now attracting visitors from all over the neighbouring four counties. In the new form the event could now support local and national causes, but also more than one good cause in any one annual event. If you are interested in more of the history of Sandon Fete, take a look at our photo gallery of past and present images.
All of the Sandon Fete and Transport show all our members are volunteers. We all give our time freely to support local charities and traditional village life. We do this by planning an event which attracts people of all ages, aiming to offer something which will be of interest to everyone at our rural show. Set in the rural heart of Staffordshire with good road links from the, A51 Rugeley to Stone road, and the B5066 Sandon to Stafford road.
The M6 junction 14 is just 15 minutes away.
Transport show exhibits- 8am to 12.00
Car boot pitch holders 8am to 11.00am
Horticultural show entries 9am - 11.00am
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Sandon Fete & Transport show is held on part of the Sandon Estate, we have ample car parking and areas designated for blue badge holders. If you have special access requirements please contact us ahead of the show. Access into the fete is through two entrance gates off station lane, which leads to the old railway station in Sandon. We operate a pay lane system to speed up access into the show, where vehicles are directed into one of four pay lanes. Please have the correct entrance fee available where possible to reduce delays.
Admission & Charges
Admission into the show is £1.50 per adult (whether on foot or in a vehicle)
Children under the age of 16 are FREE
Car boot pitches are £6.00 Per car.
Car boot pitches for car derived vans are £8.00 Per small van
Car boot pitches for medium and large vans are £10.00 per large van.
All vehicle pitches on the car boot sale include space at the rear of the vehicle but not to the sides.
We provide our own on site catering for the show, staffed by our own volunteers. We offer a good selection of sandwiches, cakes, crisps and chocolate and of course the mandatory tea and coffee! When the weather is hot we also provide a selection of cold drinks, all available from the marquee behind the village hall.