Fete day is here – join in the fun online

We’ll be posting regular updates on our competitions and activities throughout the day on Facebook, so be sure to check into the event for the latest.

We’ve also lined up a few things for you to have some fun and enjoy online.

Music from Romsey Ukulele Group

Get your toes tapping as you take a listen to these tunes performed by members of the Romsey Ukulele Group



Splash for Cash!

Raise money for Minstead Trust by drenching your loved ones! Simply donate here and earn the right to throw sponges at your nearest and dearest.

Soak John from day opportunities

Keep those donations coming in – the more money we raise, the more sponges we can drench John from day opportunities with!

Donate here

Follow the virtual balloon!

Keep track of the leader board  as the balloons race around the virtual sky – every hour each balloon will travel from 1 km to 20 km.

They launch at midday on 26 June and the finish at midday on 29 June.

A great fun way to raise money for Minstead Trust.

Follow the virtual balloon race

Get Quizzing

Test your general knowledge and your knowledge about Minstead Trust with these quizzes.

General knowledge quiz

Minstead Trust quiz

Have fun  – we’ll bring you the answers later


Sponsor one of our animals and support our work.

Fete day is often a time each year where we know our supporters like to start or continue their sponsorship of the animals at Minstead Lodge.

While access to the Lodge is currently restricted, we are still able to offer sponsorship online.

So this fete day why not sponsor an animal at the link below?

Sponsor one of our animals

Enter our animal caption competition

Join in the fun and enter your best captions for our animal pictures. We’ll share some of the best ones on our Facebook page on Friday 26 June.

No prizes – it’s just for fun

Enter our caption competition

Place your bid for some luxury chocolate

We’re offering 24 handmade fine caramel milk chocolates with Minstead Trust logo, to the highest bidder. These bespoke and unique chocolates are made in the UK by chocolatier Michael Collins of THEOBRAMA Cacao. Made in the traditional way, with the best natural ingredients

To win these, just make your bid, starting from £25 to marketing@minsteadtrust.org.uk, putting Choc Bid in the subject header.

You can bid as many times as you like, until the bidding closes at 12 midday on Monday 29th June.

If your bid wins, you’ll be contacted to make your donation, provide your address, and the chocolates will be sent directly to you by post from Michael at THEOBRAMA Cacao.

Family fun

Here’s some family fun for you to enjoy.

Take on the family for the ABC scavenger hunt.

Set up your own tin can tumble.