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Sign your kids up for Ready, Steady, Lift Off! at the Spree on Sunday 8 July

“What an amazing idea! At Last something exciting and fun!”

(Timeout)

DATE: Sunday 8th July

PERFORMANCE TIMES: 12.30pm, 2.00pm, 4.00pm

 SHOW INFO

Welcome to our Space Station! Train to be an astronaut, make your own rocket, colour and LIFT OFF! Ready Steady Lift Off! is an immersive theatre show for 3-8 year olds and their families combining live performance, music, storytelling and painting into one interactive theatre show.

Ready Steady Lift Off! invites you the audience to take part in our colourful astronaut programme. Come and navigate, sing, colour and play your way through the 7 stages of training, from working as a team in a space station to piloting your own rocket around our galaxy.

This immersive experience will get the family colouring and creating together, and once you’ve decorated your rocket, you will orbit around space meeting strange creatures and overcoming some cosmic catastrophes, all in a days work for the LIFT OFF team! Finally fly your rocket home!

BOOKING

Shows are FREE but booking is essential. The show is for children aged 3 – 8 (strictly no under 3’s allowed) and all children must be supervised by a parent/guardian. To book please follow the below link…

https://eea.org.uk/whats-on/events/ready-steady-lift-off-summer-spree

For more information, or to book, please contact ross.bolwell@eea.org.uk | 020 8853 4809

2018 Calendars – Now yours at £2.50

ON SALE! – Contact werfsp@gmail.com or buy at Shrewsbury House reception.

And the winner is…

Steven Clark! Congratulations on attracting the most votes from the Festival attendees.  And thank you to everyone who submitted photos of wide variety and creativity.

The calendars now cost £2.50 with an optional recycled card  envelope, cost 50p.

Here are the other 12 photos voted into this year’s calendar, in no particular order.

All the other entries have the opportunity of being used on this website in future so keep your eye on it!

Smiles all ’round at Summer Festival Frolics 2017!

The perfect way to spend a sunny Sunday in the Park

The Festival kicked off with a toast of cool water as Councillor Danny Thorpe and our own Pearly Queen, Gwen Jones, officially opened the new drinking fountain dubbed ‘The Watering Hole’. The plumbing firm, 1st About Plumbing, sent a rep and our Park Ranger, John Tomlinson, represented Parks and Open Spaces who will maintain the fountain.

Continue reading Smiles all ’round at Summer Festival Frolics 2017!

Fabulous Park Festival!

The Summer Festival Frolics came together with the weather and so many friends and neighbours for a Grand Day Out! And our fountain was officially opened by Councillor Danny Thorpe and Pearly Queen Gwen Jones.

THANK YOU TO EVERYONE who contributed time, ideas, stalls, muscle, dogs, sweat, donations, photos and most of all your good will. The Management Committee was happy to see a growing participation in this annual event and look forward to more next year.

There will be a comprehensive report and thank you – with photos – soon but for now here are the unclaimed raffle prize numbers, please contact werfsp@gmail. com to claim a prize.

A memory stick/mp3  was found in the car park field on Sunday; if you lost one please contact us werfsp@gmail.com

RAFFLE PRIZE NUMBERS

BLUE 316 -318 – 335 – 341 – 342 -354 – 359 – 364 – 367

PINK 522 – 580 – 587 – 614

YELLOW 359 – 376 – 389

 

Summer Festival Frolics on 9 July 1-5pm

The new drinking fountain, The Watering Hole, will be opened with style at 12.30 to kick off our Summer Festival Frolics!

Last minute requests for help if you can to…

SET UP on the day, from 11 am.

BAKING savoury veggie snacks like pakoras etc.

SOFT TOYS for the tombola

Please contact the Management Committee on werfsp@gmail.com. Thanks to all those members who have volunteered already.

We are showcasing Jazz Nights, Pytchwood, The Gillies, StepZ Dance troupe, D Ng Tai Chi and Bexley Ukelele Band for your musical delight. The Meerkat Menagerie will be cavorting around when least expected, amongst a vast array of stalls and cakes, crafts and telescopes. And of course the Dog Show will be in full voice in the big field.  Something for everyone!

Spread the word!

 

Enter now!

It’s time to get snapping for the FSP Photographic Competition, if you haven’t already. Get out in the Park and capture your images of the views, the trees, the creatures, the park users. We need them all for judging at the Summer  Festival on 11 June and the  winning results will feature in the FSP Calendar 2017.  The overall winner gets the cover position. All proceeds from calendar sales go towards our Drinking Water Fountain Fund.

Send your photo files – jpegs please, with minimum resolution of 2 megapixels – to fspdog@hotmail.com with the words ‘photo comp’ as the subject.  We will confirm receipt of photos and give information regarding display prints to be used for the Festival exhibition.