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Ham Fair

Held on Ham Common every year

This traditional village fair boasts a wide variety of stalls, entertainment provided by local schools and other groups, food and drink, a play zone for children and much more.

Ham Fair

Saturday 10th June 2023

Discover a traditional village fair with stalls; food and drink; entertainment and much more. A free-to-enter event which truly has something for everyone. 

Ham Fair 2022 was a great success with a record number of visitors on a perfect sunny day. Stallholders had a busy day – see their feedback on – Ham Fair stallholders 2022 page.

Ham Fair 2023 should be equally as busy and entertaining for the whole community.

Highlights will include:

  • The popular Dog Show
  • Demonstrations by a vintage bike and trike club – including Penny Farthings and Chopper Bikes!
  • Nick the circus artiste will be performing his tricks throughout the day
  • Music by Richmond Brass Band; Mad Stick Dog; Five Day Weekend and the Eel Pie Two  
  • Local school performances, including the popular Maypole dance
  • Display of vintage and military vehicles  
  • Over 120 stalls selling everything from antiques to toys and everything inbetween 
  • Variety of hot and cold food stalls 
  • Ice cream vans
  • Childrens rides and activities     

WELL-LOVED COMMUNITY EVENT

Ham Fair is held on Ham Common, Upper Ham Road, Richmond TW10 7JU

2023 stallholder application forms are available  on stallholder information page.

Competitions

Entries to the competitions will be on display in the Craft Marquee.

You can find the details of each of the competitions, including how to enter, by following the links

Junior Bake Off

Junior Bake Off Bring your best bakes to Ham Fair by 12 noon to enter. There are two competitions for children: Children under 12: Four decorated fairy cakes with any…

Junior Art Competition

JUNIOR ART COMPETITION This competition is run through our local Ham and North Kingston schools. Art teachers submit work created by pupils over the school year for consideration for judging….

Young Photographers Competition

JUNIOR PHOTOGRAPHY COMPETITION An opportunity for keen young photographers to demonstrate their creativity and skill. Open to young people in Richmond Borough up to the age of 16. Photos will…

Ham Amenities Group

it's tradition

There is a varied programme of music and dancing provided by professional musicians and local schools. Ham Fair provides a great day of fun and entertainment for all the family! Come along and have a great time.

HELPING OUT ON THE DAY

Help this well-loved community event to run smoothly

If you can spare a little time on the day you can help us. There are plenty of tasks that people of all ages can help with such as directing stallholders to their positions, keeping Ham Common clear of litter, and general stewarding.

If you are interested in helping then please email for details. All help will be gratefully received

Getting to Ham Fair

Ham Fair is held on Ham Common, Upper Ham Road, Richmond TW10 7JU.

Please walk, cycle or use public transport. The 65 bus (which operates between Kingston and Ealing) stops at Ham Common in both directions. The 371 bus (between Kingston and Richmond) stops just a few minutes away at Ham Parade and Sandy Lane.

Shows

Entertainment Schedule

HAM FAIR 2023 Provisional entertainment schedule Lots to see and enjoy for all the family 11:00                    Ham Fair opens Dog Show:…

Companion Dog Show

We are very pleased to announce that the very popular Dog Show will be able to return this year.  An opportunity for dogs of all ages and breeds to compete…

Apply for a stall

DEFINITIONS OF STALL TYPES:

GENERAL – selling e.g.: antiques; bric-a-brac; books; clothes; gifts; household items; toys, etc.

CHARITY – registered charity (please provide your number) raising money for your own charity      

HOT FOOD – selling food cooked on your stall; proof of food/hygiene/public liability insurance will be required

COLD FOOD & DRINKS – selling pre-prepared food, such as bread & cakes; cold & hot drinks 

HAM PARADE MARKET TRADER – we offer 20% discount for regular traders at the monthly Ham Parade Market – https://www.hamparademarket.org/ – your application will be verified by HPM organiser 

HAM FAIR NEWS

See feedback from stall holders, lastest updates and articles on Ham Fair

Ham Fair Stalls 2022

Ham Fair 2022 welcomed 135 traders.   These included food stalls; antique & vintage; books; jewellery; children’s toys; bric-a-brac; gifts; clothes; plants; information and charity stalls, as well as many…

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