Before I go on, let’s just look at the fact that during their school years, the children have attended fetes, fairs, fayres, final flings and extravaganzas. They are all the same thing.
1) Purpose of Fayre
iv. To the children: to eat so much candy floss/sweets/cakes/popcorn/lollies/ice cream that they reach near diabetic levels of sugar rush (ideally temporary blindness), and go on the bouncy castle.
2) Demographic Breakdown of Fayre-goers.
(I am taking a punt on that not just being me)
She is actually making sure the shopping comes on Monday, and sending some get-well flowers to an unwell relative during one of the very few chances she gets to do this kind of thing.
That’s just a fact.
I bet you did.
The PA system screeched and made the toddlers cry.
What matters is that everyone turns up.
Simple sociable fun, which justify their existence without any of the other good side-effects.