Big Lunch Big Success Jun 7

2015-06-07 13.12.10
Highlights in Summary:

  • 550 people came along to Sunday’s Big Lunch
  • Everyone who wanted free food had it –  something like 200 burgers/sausages donated by the Hill Station
  • We had 22 stalls and all of the traders loved having the opportunity to sell and promote their wares
  • We had 13 different bands/solo performers from Beat Boxing to Gospel to Joy Choir to Rasta and SKA band2015-06-07 14.04.23
  • We raised £475 for Nepal and Syrian refugee projects
  • Lots of new people came up at the end and said they had really felt welcomed and appreciated the opportunity to be part of the community vibe.
  • Good that we had new links with House of Bread church and the New Life church which meets at Askes
  • The kids activities which Kate and Catherine did were great
  • The Zumba dancing went down so well.
  • Although takings at the café were down on the day (with so much free food outside) we were able to offset that with a good bar on the day so that’s good.2015-06-07 16.36.33
  • We had lots of volunteers (including 4 Askes boys) who stayed till the end to help clear up- THANKS!
  • Lots of photos and nice comments on Facebook

FOLLOW UP OPPORTUNITIES

  • If you heard the Syrian refugee appeal and want to donate here’s the link
  • If you are interested in getting involved with Bold Vision – we want young people, old people, ideas people, admin people. We are a friendly bunch and hate boring meetings so try to have good discussions. We meet once a month in the evening. Contact Catherine (cmshovlin@gmail.com) or John (jknepler2@gmail.com) if you want to chat about it

Telegraph Hill Big Lunch Jun 2nd

Everyone is invited to Telegraph Hill’s Big Lunch event on Sunday 2 June from 12 noon to 4pm.

Kitto Road from the junction with Pepys Rd to St Catherine’s Drive will be closed to traffic – bring food to eat and share or whatever takes your fancy to throw on the barbecue.   Enjoy activities and entertainment outside including a Zumba dance instructor; a young magician; a choir;  young local band Sunbeam and much more on the bill.

 

Big Lunch 05.06.2011 from midday

… promises to be another warm hearted community gathering building on the success of last year’s lunch. Closing roads for people!

Music… food … friends… neighbours… children’s activities… stalls… bbq

Come and join in. All welcome from midday throughout the afternoon. Bring food to share and a friendly smile.

Tables will be out in Kitto Road in front of the Hill Station.