Archive for the ‘Jubilee Celebrations’ Category

Summer of Fun Exhibition

by Mary Burstow on 21 December, 2012

Last week, I attended the launch of the exhibition in the Europa Gallery, charting this years amazing summer.  When the borough celebrated not only the Queens Diamond Jubilee, but also the Olympics coming to London.  Highlights were the many Street Partys (would the weather hold?) and the Olympic Torch coming through Carshalton and Sutton.  WOW, […]

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All the fun of the Environmental Fair

by Mary Burstow on 1 September, 2012

Bank Holiday Monday was Environmental Fair Day.  This rain held off (almost), the sun shone, and Carshalton Park was fairly buzzing with visitors.  There must have been well over 200 stalls there, handicrafts and local produce.   Lots of children’s activities from facepainting, to craft activities and a pedal powered cycle challenge! Music and entertainment on […]

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Cheam and Cuddington Horticultural Society Autumn Show

by Mary Burstow on 27 August, 2012

This is a straight copy from the Societys Newsletter, so every thing is written in the third person.  It will be at St Dunstans School in Cheam Village. Autumn Show Saturday 8th September 2012 We are keeping our fingers crossed for a first class Show on the 8th September.  Staging for exhibitors is from 8.30 […]

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Good Home Given to one of Carshalton Ducks

by Mary Burstow on 16 July, 2012

How could I not buy of of the Carshalton Ducks, who so brilliantly appeared on Carshalton Bridge over the Jubilee weekend?  He was knitted by one of the mysterious Yarnbombers and got  rained on once too often.  Fortunately The Sutton Guardian took pity on them and offered to help sell them to good homes, in aid […]

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Whats on this weekend

by Mary Burstow on 12 July, 2012

      Quarry Park Tea Party  Sat 14 July, 2-4pm  The annual Tea party in Quarry Park has lots of activities for everyone to enjoy.   Wallington Farmers’ Market  Sat 14 July, 11 Aug, 8 September 9am-1am Fresh produce will be sold at the farmers’ market in Wallington.  Old Town Hall and Library Gardens, […]

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Jubilee Celebrations at Sutton Lodge

by Mary Burstow on 21 June, 2012

I was invited on Wednesday to attend Sutton Lodge and its Jubilee Celebrations.  It was lovely to join the clients at Sutton Lodge and toast the Queens good health. I was most impressed to hear how many volunteers help out at Sutton Lodge.  They cook the food, serve the food, collect  the older people in […]

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St Dunstans School Summer Fair

by Mary Burstow on 11 June, 2012

Jubilee Breakfast at St Dunstans School

by Mary Burstow on 10 June, 2012

Last Friday, was the last day before the children broke up for the half term holidays.  It was also Jubilee Friday!  The children celebrated with a Jubilee Breakfast of Bacon Butties, Cake, Croisants and a 1950’s surprise dish (Spam Fritters!) The Breakfast was served from 8:00 onwards and there was a que of parents and children […]

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10:00  Film Show:    Special Presentation for Elderly and Disabled Persons at the Granada Cinema, Sutton.  Programme will include colour film of the Coronation.  “A Queen is Crowned”, a cartoon and an organ recital.  Light Refreshments will be served  The Worshipful the Mayor will attend.

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8:15  Mass Open Air Thanksgiving Service in the Borough Stadium Speaker: The Right Rev. The Lord Bishop of Kingston Upon Thames The Mayor and Corporation will be attending, also Clergy of the Borough and Local Organisations

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