AN Olde English Vicarage Fete and a performance by 60s folk icon Julie Felix are among a varied programme of musical and community events launched by St Brannock's Church in Braunton in conjunction with the North Devon Festival. In celebration of the pat

AN Olde English Vicarage Fete and a performance by 60s folk icon Julie Felix are among a varied programme of musical and community events launched by St Brannock's Church in Braunton in conjunction with the North Devon Festival. In celebration of the patron saint of the church and founder of the community, St Brannock, the contrasting programme on offer should appeal to all.On Saturday, June 21 there is a special coffee morning at Braunton parish hall, with lots to try and buy from stalls offering crafts, gifts and books as well as refreshments with a local flavour.Then on Thursday June 26 there will be a St Brannock's Day Songs of Praise in Braunton Recreation Ground at 6.30pm.People of all ages are invited along to enjoy numerous well-loved hymns old and new, followed by a free barbecue.A typical English summer afternoon with all the fun of yesteryear can be found at the Vicarage Fete in the gardens of St Brannock's Vicarage (Church Street) on Saturday, June 28. Devon cream teas, strawberries and cream, coconut shy, skittles, sideshows, stalls crafts and more will be on offer from 2.30pm.In the evening, music lovers are in for a real treat as 60s folk and protest singer Julie Felix performs live at St Brannock's Church from 7.30pm as part of her Highway of Diamonds tour. Julie, who will be 70 this Saturday (June 14) is still going strong and has lost none of her passion for music and contemporary issues, nor her instant rapport with audiences. Concert tickets at £8 are available from Braunton Tourist Office at Caen Street car park or from Marguerite Shapland on (01271) 814082 or at the door subject to availability.