19th July 2023

Eco Tub Makes local village fête splash the second year in a row

Cotswold Eco Tub sponsors village fete for the second year in a row. Southrop benefitted from the largesse of the company once again this year. The show featured a spitfire flypast from the RAF Battle of Britain Memorial Flight. Following that came a spectacular aerial display courtesy of the RAF Falcons Parachute Display Team – the team’s only appearance at a village fête this year.

RAF Falcons Parachute Display Team - Eco tub sponsors village fete



The company, based in the village, first became involved with the fête after one of the organisers approached them.
‘A local lady who helps to organise the fete, approached us. We’d only had our business based in the village for a months,’ said Lauren Cleary of Cotswold Eco Tubs.

Eco Tub Sponsors Village Fete  - Lauren from Cotswold Eco Tubs, the company that sponsored the recent Southrop Village Fete
Lauren Cleary from Cotswold Eco Tubs, the company that sponsored the recent Southrop Village Fete

Chatting with the locals

We love chatting with local people and enjoy the beautiful surroundings. The village holds the fête in the grounds of the Thyme Estate, which has its driveway opposite ours. We love sitting on a straw bale, enjoying a glass of Pimms, while the children explore the fun selection of games.’

What does the show mean to Lauren and the Cotswold Eco Tubs team?

We’ve enjoyed bumping into several customers there over the last two years,’ Lauren says. “It’s such an enjoyable day and we’d recommend it as a day out. This year’s standout moment was the parachute display – it was incredible to watch.

We have some positive support from the village and so we think it’s imperative to return the support where we can. It’s a fabulous day for bringing the community together.’

As well as the flypast and parachute display, this year’s visitors enjoyed country dancing from pupils at Southrop primary school, a dog show, a coconut shy, classic cars, a silent auction and It’s a Knockout with inflatables.

All proceeds from the day were split between the primary school, St. Peter’s Church, the village hall and the Jubilee playing field.

The fête has been such a success for the village and for the company that Lauren said they’re looking forward to sponsoring the event for many years to come.

The inspiration for Cotswold Eco Tubs came from a glamping trip in 2017. Based in the Cotswold village of Southrop, the company offers a range of wood-fired hot tubs designed to accommodate from two to ten people. 

For more information about Cotswold Eco Tubs, visit https://www.cotswoldecotubs.co.uk








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