Fovant Silver Band Bass Drum found in Tisbury Arts Group store

Read more about the Fovant band and it’s Royal connections

An educated guess is that is the occasion of the Fovant Club’s annual walk to the church after their celebratory
breakfast at the Cross Keys taken outside the Old Rectory.The bandsmen can be distinguished not only by their
instruments but also by the fact that they are all wearing a ‘uniform’ cap, the first recorded example of a uniform.

Fovant Jubilee Celebration and Exhibition

Saturday, June 4 , 2022

This featured artefacts from Roy Nuttall collection, maps and facts from Margaret Mackenzie’s Archive that she has kindly left to the Village.

A photographic presentation of The Fovant Military Railway. Researched by Peter Harding,

History of Fovant houses with images from early postcards researched by Liz Harden

A selection of images from past celebrations of Queen Elizabeth’s reign

A New Page has been created to explain the development of the Anniversary Poppy Badge

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The committee of the Fovant History Interest Group, although changed still holds regular meetings so if you would like to attend 

Please email for details