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Myatt’s Fields Park Summer Fair and Family Fun Day 22 June from 11am to 6pm

Myatt's Fields Park - in bloom

Myatt’s Fields Park – in bloom

 

Myatt's Fields Park

Myatt’s Fields Park

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Everyone is invited to take part in Myatt’s Fields Park summer fair and family fun day which will be held on 22nd June 2013.

This year the event will be organised in partnership with local charity the Cherry Tree Trust and it will be bigger and better than ever – starting at 11am and continueing through to 6pm.

There’ll be a full day of entertainment including rock steady music and live bands on the bandstand, a talent contest and ballet performance in the picnic area, a football tournament, the family fairground and a plant sale. As part of Camberwell Arts Week, the park will also have an art fair this year, and artists can pay to hang work for sale on railings outside the park.

You can get involved too and development/education officer Victoria Sherwin tells you how:

Competitions

FREE SEVEN A SIDE FOOTBALL TOURNAMENT noon to 2pm: under 8’s and under 11’s are invited to enter. We encourage teams from schools, youth and community groups or anyone who can form a team. To book your team or find out more information, contact Lucia Hinton on 07956 101387 or luciahinton09@googlemail.com

TALENT CONTEST: show off your talent during our contest which will be held in the picnic area during the afternoon. All ages and talents welcome to enter. Acts will be chosen by audition before the event. Contact Lucia Hinton (details given above) for further information.

BAKING COMPETITION Bake the best Victoria sponge, ginger cake, chocolate cake, fruit cake, lemon drizzle, cake containing a vegetable, dish made with rhubarb (sweet or savoury) and jam, chutney or pickle. Just come along to our competition tent on the day (we’ll be in the picnic area). Contact Victoria Sherwin on Vsherwin@lambeth.gov.uk for further information.

ART FAIR:  Contact Victoria Sherwin (details above) for further information.

Stalls

We would very much like to have a good range of food and craft stalls, including community and commercial. The price of a stall for community/non-profit groups is £20 and the cost of a stall for commercial companies is £40.

FOOD STALLS: Please see the map attached which shows food stall pitches (four near the café and two in the picnic area). When you book, please site your preference and we’ll allocate as near as possible to your preference on a first come first served basis.

OTHER STALLS: Stalls will be allocated on a first come, first served basis around the picnic area on the day. People will be drawn to this area by a variety of entertainment during the day, including a talent contest, a ballet performance, a range of stalls and a storyteller.

TABLES: You are welcome to bring your own tables, or you can hire these from us at a charge of £10 per table. Please pre-book as no additional tables will be available on the day. Chairs will not be available so please bring your own if you need them.

To book, use the form attached and send to Victoria Sherwin, development/education officer, The Old Depot, Myatt’s Fields Park, Cormont Road , London SE5 9RA .


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Easter 2013 dates at Myatt’s Fields Park plus the big Easter Egg hunt on 5 April

The Little Cat Café will open on Saturday 31st March, but closed for Good Friday and Easter Sunday and if you’re in the mood for fresh hot cross buns you should head to the park on Saturday.

This week’s take away menu is a choice of slow-cooked lamb massaman, chicken yellow curry, stir fried veg and vegetable red curry.

Myatt’s Fields Park Development/education officer Victoria Sherwin suggests you book ahead for your food – due to the reduced opening hours – so please text Monique on 07984 519425 to order by the end of Friday 29th March. Portions each serve two people and cost £5 for meat curries and £3.50 for vegetable curries.

AND on 5 April there’s a FREE Easter Egg hunt from 2pm to 3pm for children aged 12 and under. Kids have to be accompanied by an adult and booked into the event.

All those interested should book their places before 29th March  (Good Friday) by contacting Nick Gibson on Nick.Gibson@pinnacle-psg.com or ringing him on 0203 664 1008.

Remember you have to book into the event before your child can take part! Have a very happy Easter.

Opening hours after Easter and for the whole summer will be 10.30am to 5pm on Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

easter poster 2013


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A quick tour of Loughborough Junction Sunday 24 August 08

It was such a nice day on Sunday that I thought a few shots of the area would be good to see, in particular where work has been in progress. It turns out that there has been lots of progress and there is still a significant amount of work in progress, so better still to come.

The most exciting to date is the work at the Cambria on Kemerton Street is now complete, and it looks fantastic! I have only seen it from outside, however they seem to have captured a mood in the pub, the lighting is subtle and tables are well spaced, I even saw people eating! Lets hope that this time the pub does well. I shall have to go for a pint and report further.

The second most exciting news is the park at Myatts fields, which is now turning the corner from building site to new park. The children’s playground is fantastic and as yet not too busy. It’s bright, fun and different. It’s a really exciting playground, with a good balance for kids of all ages. My only negative comment is the number of bikes that children are using (I counted 5) there are no signs as yet banning them.

The Mucky duck on Coldharbour lane is work in progress and hasn’t really transformed yet, nothing has happened with the green man or the warrior and the anchor has had a pink paint job on the wooden fence but no work seen. The pavement outside the train station is still as lethal as ever. What do you think is going to happen to the old vegetable shop near the bridge, I think it would make a fantastic flower shop!