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Your 2018 Calendar!

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 will cost £5 each, with an optional recycled card envelope for mailing (small packet dimensions) available for 50p.  We aim to be selling them very soon on random sunny days next to the car park notice board so look out for them.  They will also be available at the AGM in Shrewsbury House on 19th October.

Further options to purchase will be emailed to members and posted on the notice boards.  Meanwhile, here are the others 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.

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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.

Friends of Shrewsbury Park Summer Festival 2015

Our annual summer festival in June 2015 helped us raise over £500 which will go towards the drinking water fountain (we are over half way towards raising the funds).

We would like to thank all the people who made our Summer Festival successful, the people providing our events, the stall holders, and all the Friends who supported us.

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