Due to Covid safety measures we will not be holding a Town procession in 2021.

However we will be holding a further review of the situation in May 


There’s a host of fantastic competitions in our programme and live on the day, with prizes ranging from £10 to £200! And it’s not just the competitions described on this page. At the Black Cherry Fair you’ll find countless stalls with raffles, games and tombolas for the whole family to enjoy.

Arena Events

There are lots of arena events to enjoy throughout the day as well as games for all the family – even the dog! A full programme of competitions and events will be availble from May

Programme competitions

The Black Cherry Fair programme is distributed free to shops and houses throughout Chertsey from the 1st of July. Pick up a copy at your local shop and get comping!

£100 Prize Draw

Free to enter - just answer a few simple questions - ALL AGES

Childrens Colouring Competition

Prizes for 0-6 yrs and 7-11 yrs. Pictures availble in the programme and on our website from June

1440 Treasure Hunt

Like your history?

Like a puzzle?

A new Chertsey treasure hunt for all the family

Entry forms can be found inside the black cherry fair programme

Procession competitions

The Town Procession starts from Free Prae Road at 10.30am on the day of the fair. Anyone can join in and if you dress up in the theme of the procession you can win a prize and rosette. Entries are judged from 09.30am so make sure you leave plenty of time. To find out more look at the Town Procession page on this website and the exciting prizes on offer!

Float Prizes

  • Best Float

  • Best School Float

  • Best Club Float

  • Floats in this section can be driven or walking but must have a minimum of fifteen people

Open Entry Prizes From

  • Rotary Club of Chertsey

  • Chertsey Chamber of Commerce

  • Mayor of Runnymede

  • Ray Lowther Cup

  • Princesses & Flagbearers