Here’s the exciting programme!
From noon Bring your own picnic
Fancy dress (not compulsory!) – yourselves and your tables!
For children – Let’s decorate the steps!
Raffle with fantastic prizes (in aid of Marie Curie Cancer Care)
12:30pm Stockbridge Pipe Band
For children – Make your own crown! Have your face painted!
Cake judging (bring all entries to the main table by noon)
1:30pm Zumba Class hosted by Glenogle Swim Centre
2:00pm Group photos on Gabriel’s Steps
Ceilidh with The Kilty Pleasures and caller
3:30pm Raffle draw
4:00pm Clean up (please help, especially with returning tables and benches and taking away your rubbish)
5.00pm Glenogle Road reopens to traffic
See details below
Stockbridge Pipe Band will open the celebration party
Bring your own picnic – share and swap too! Disposable plates, cups & some cutlery will be provided. Please use unbreakable containers to avoid breakages & accidents. Alcohol is allowed – please drink sensibly.
Tables & benches will be provided for the 250 registered participants.
Dress to impress! Decorate your part of the long trestle tables as well as dressing up yourself!
Baking Competitions entitled ‘A Celebration Cake – My own creation‘
Two categories – one for children of 12 years & under, one for adults so please mark your entry accordingly!
Rules – Your entry must be edible and created and baked entirely by you! The competition is only open to residents of Stockbridge Colonies. Entries must be delivered by noon on Sunday 3rd to the judging table by Gabriel’s Steps. The judge’s decision is final. Your cake can be collected and consumed after judging (subject to a missing piece for tasting!) Excellent prizes from Gulpfood.com for the winners.
Commemorative photographs of the event by residents can be sent to the Grapevine for our website. A large group photo of Colonies children and another of the entire party will be taken on Gabriel’s Steps. Unless you let the Grapevine know to the contrary, it is assumed that you & your party accept inclusion in any photos which may be shown on our website and which could have a wider distribution.
Photography competitions – entitled ‘Our celebration street party’
Two categories – one for children of 12 years & under, one for adults so please mark your entry accordingly
Rules – Maximum 2 photos to be entered per resident; the competition is only open to Stockbridge Colonies residents; all entries to be received by the Grapevine by midnight on 17th June 2012; the judge’s decision is final. Prizes will be awarded to the winners.
Raffle in aid of Marie Curie Cancer Care so bring some cash! Fantastic prizes!
For children – decorate Gabriel’s Steps, make your own crown, have your face painted…! All activities will be under supervision and materials will be provided.
Zumba class on the street for all ages hosted by Glenogle Swim Centre
Ceilidh from 2.30pm with Kilty Pleasures – all Colonies musicians can join in
Help! – Extra pairs of hands needed at 11am to move tables from Glenogle Baths onto the street – please turn up if you can, as many hands make light work! Same again at the end of the party, please!
Please also take all your own belongings and rubbish back home with you at the end of the party.
Road closure – Glenogle Road between Bell Place & Collins Place will close at 11am and reopen at 5pm so please make sure that, if you need vehicular access during that time, you plan accordingly. No parking on that section of Glenogle Road either. Only emergency vehicles will have access.
We want to ensure that everyone thoroughly enjoys this unique event but please note that participation is entirely at your own risk.
In the case of rain (or sweltering sunshine!) the event will still go ahead.
Jane Smith, Event Organiser – 07985415394