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Barroway Drove Community Website :: Archives for: 2007, week 30 >>>

There are some photographs of the recent Summer Children’s Activities organised by the Barroway Drove Social Committee in the Gallery section of the site.
The two days were a great success and there are more to follow over the coming weeks.
The first day was in cooperation with the Greater Fens Museum Partnership, they organised a discussion on Dinosaurs and followed this with a practical session of making Dinoducks.
If you want to see what a Dinoduck is (I certainly did) go take a look in the gallery http://www.barrowaydrove.org/4image/categories.php?cat_id=2
At the same time as the dinosaur extravaganza the children were also able to turn their hand to tie dyeing.
Some examples of their superb creations can be seen in the gallery.
Tie dyeing will be available on some of the other activity days in the summer holidays, check the Calendar for more details http://barrowaydrove.org/smf/index.php?action=calendar
The second day was organised and funded by the Fens LeAP Leader+, the children were given the opportunity to create cardboard sculptures from recycled materials.
Again you can see examples of their work in the gallery.
We’d like to thank the Greater Fens Museum Partnership and the Fens LeAP Leader+ for their assistance in organising the two days activities.
Thanks should also go to the volunteers from the village who helped on the day.
Hopefully everyone who attended had a good time and will look forward to the next Summer Children’s activities on 1st, 2nd and 3rd of August.
See the Calendar for more details.

Barroway Drove Community Website :: Archives for: 2008, week 15 >>>

23rd St George’s Day Celebrations –
On the Town Square
10.00am Re-enactment of St George & Dragon story by local Drama group.
School choirs singing English songs on Town Square.
All schoolchildren will be given a red or white balloon or a small St George’s flag.
Presentation of prizes for poster competition to school children
7.30pm St George’s Day Concert Town Hall, Downham Market Cy Payne’s Downham Swing Orchestra
Wednesday 23rd April 2008 7.30pm
A concert of English music including WW2 favourites
FREE bus home within Town boundaries will be provided to anyone requiring transport at the end of the concert, Tickets 10 each including Hog Roast supper. On sale now from LEWKS
Vegetarian option available if pre-booked
25th St George’s Day Celebrations
Flypast by RAF Battle of Britain Flight – Lancaster, Hurricane & Spitfire at 11.45am approx ( subject to aircraft availability )
26th St George’s Day Celebrations
Including on the Town Square :
Morris Dancers . 11.00am
Face painting for kids
Punch & Judy Show
Presentation of Shakespeare’s “Comedy of Errors” by Kate Markwell and Downham Market High School students 1.00pm
Woodside Jazz Band
2.30pm
Shakespearean readings around town by members of DADS (Downham Amateur Dramatic Society)
26th St George’s Day Dance. Ian & Danny Eves & The Reformation in the Town Hall 7.30pm.
English 60’s & 70s pop music. Tickets 10 each including Fish ‘n’ Chips supper – on sale now from LEWKS Wales Court, Downham Market. (vegetarian option available if pre-booked) 60’s & 70s dress optional – but there will be a prize for the best dressed on the night