100 th birthday celebrations
in July 2022
Our beautiful 'Joy Mead' garden, with its unique Grade 2 listed
Cloisters, will be 100 years old this year. We look forward to
welcoming friends, neighbours and supporters - old and new - to
join in the celebrations.
We are planning a number of events around Joy's birthday in the
middle of July including a whole weekend of festivities.
Tickets for all the events are available
locally (from Debbie on 361576 or Peter on 361621 or the Kings
Arms pub) or via Ticketsource - click the relevant buttons below.
Wind in the WillowsGreenMatthewsChain
Wind in the Willows - Saturday 2 July, 6pm:
We are very excited to be collaborating
with theatre company 'White Cobra' to put on a brand new adaptation
of the classic and much loved 'Wind in the Willows' in the fabulous
setting of the Joy Mead. The production will be suitable for all
ages and will start at 6pm to enable everyone to join in. The
gate will open at 4.30pm if you want to bring a picnic and there
will be a bar - and hopefully ice creams! Tickets 12 pounds adults,
To book tickets for
Wind in the Willows please click
'GreenMatthews' present 'Popular Music and
Music Hall Songs from 100 years ago' - Thursday 14 July at 7.30pm:
A performance in costume and using an eclectic
mix of instruments by the accomplished duo of Chris Green and
Sophie Matthews, celebrating the time when Joy was a young woman.
Gate opens at 7pm and there will be a bar. Get
your tickets before 2 July for the advance ticket price of just
10 pounds foradults and schoolchildren 5.
To book tickets for
GreenMatthews or Chain of Fools please click
Evening concert by 'Chain of Fools' - Saturday
16 July, 7.30pm:
The 10 piece band is coming all the way
from Warwickshire to get everyone up and dancing! Motown Soul
and R&B straight out of the Commitments film. Come along from
6pm if you want to bring a picnic first. Bar. Advance tickets
10 pounds adults, schoolchildren 5.
To book tickets for GreenMatthews or Chain
of Fools please click
Abingrton Wind Band
Afternoon Garden Party
- Sunday 17 July (2 - 6pm):
A chance to unwind and enjoy a celebratory garden party with scrumptious
teas (including birthday cake!), music from the Abington Wind
Band and some old-fashioned games (including of course a tug of
war!).The Grand Raffle will be drawn at 5pm. Free entry.