British only family announce Westerham summer fayre

PUBLISHED: 16:08 01 May 2013 | UPDATED: 16:08 01 May 2013

Emily, James and Lucan Bradshaw with a selection of their British goods.

Emily, James and Lucan Bradshaw with a selection of their British goods.


The Westerham family saluting blighty by only buying British made goods are inviting businesses to join them for a summer celebration.

James, Emily and Lucan Bradshaw are hosting The British Family Fayre at Squerryes Court, in Westerham, from August 31 to September 1 where they hoped to be joined by more than 200 businesses.

The former horse field will be transformed with a main stage, huge marquees and plenty of bunting, offering manufacturers to show an estimated 10,000 visitors just what Great Britain has to offer.

Organising the event has proved tough for the James, 34, and Emily, 29, who both work full-time jobs inbetween looking after two-year-old Lucan.

James said: “Everything is against us in organising this event and we are taking a massive personal risk in even attempting to undertake a task on this scale, but should we succeed benefits to British manufacturing could be huge.”

The Bradshaws will not be taking any profit from the event, but believe their charitable efforts could succeed where past governments in promoting home made goods.

“It is true that we do not have endless resources,” said James. “But we are very passionate about the cause, we are hoping that is enough. Perhaps, underneath there is a truly British underdog story. Maybe Hugh Grant could play me in the movie adaptation.”

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