The 9th of July 2016 at Witcham sees the 46th holding of the World Pea Shooting Championship & Village Fair on the Green at 12 pm. (Competition starts around 1pm).
This is the main fund raising event of the year for the upkeep of the Village Hall.
Entry on the day: Price individuals £4, £2 for juniors, teams adult £10, £4 for juniors.
Peashooters and peas (maple peas) will be on sale. Get your pea shooters and peas in advance of the event from The White Horse Pub in the Village they also have a practice area.
Scoring: The target consists of three circles of putty; the inner circle scores 5 points, the middle circle 3 and the outer circles 1 point.
This year 2016 for the first time there will be a prize for the under 16s for the most inventive pea shooting device ( be it creatively decorated or technically brilliant!)
A Practice area will be available on the Village Green, anyone can do it, even Grandma!
This a great fun day out for all the family.