Actor John Middleton – who plays Ashley Thomas in Emmerdale – is set to open the 2013 Wath Street Fair near Ripon.
Funds raised at the event taking place on Saturday, July 13, from 1pm, will go to St Mary’s Church in the village.
“Noddy” will also be making a popular return as will the mini-farm and dog show and there will be a children’s fancy dress competition with an animal theme and a vintage tractor parade.
Stalls will include jewellery, bric-a-brac, whisky wheel, cakes, coconut shy, have-a-go golf, hoop- la, toiletries, refreshments, milk the cow, books, CDs, cakes, toys, games and face painting. In addition, there is a photographic competition and the village will be full of decorated scarecrows.