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Diamond Jubilee Garden Party

Monday, 4th June 2012

 

The weather was kind to us and it was a truly lovely day

We still have a few tea towels to sell - click here to have a look . . . .

 

1. Setting up - workers Neville Dunnett, Karen Carpenter, Sue Elliott and Claire Halpin-McDonald with management Keith Lambert and Glenn Newman

 

2. Young Harry Oliver-Towers sorting out the bunting

 

3. The wonderful Kate Garner - she was absolutely superb, click here for her website

 

4. Karen Carpenter with Garden Party El Supremo Jo Mules and Lesley Boyle

 

5. Karen Carpenter with Jo Redfarn - loads of red, white and blue - and teeth

 

6. Lizzy B facepainted loads of people for 3 hours, click here for her website

 

7. Sarah Keutgen with husband Robert and Lance Miller

 

8. Over 300 people enjoyed the day

 

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10. The Ceilidh Band was the highlight of the day - everyone loved it, click here for their website

 

11. Emma Mitchell being face-painted - I'll get your tea towels to you shortly Emma . . . .

 

12. The view from Hill Farm

 

13. Jo Riches thinking "OK Fungus Face - are we dancing or what?"

 

14. Martin and Joss Goodchild with Martin's Mum and Shaun Mayes

 

15. Gareth Davies throwing up(?) - Lesley Boyle looking suitably sympathetic

 

16. Robert and Sarah Keutgen - nice pants Robert

 

17. Dancers who you will mostly recognise with new pub owner Catherine Gibson in the middle plus daughter Eleanor. On the right you can see Sue (with the microphone) who was an absolutely superb caller for the Ceilidh Band.

 

18. Blucks, Blocksages and Clare Snaith

 

19. Lizzy B was an excellent face (and hand) painter

 

20. There's always one - and its always the same one . . . .

 

21. Steve Brown - MD at Armtrac on the Burwell Road. Steve bought a whole pile of our Rowan trees and many thanks go to him for this.

 

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24. Dylan Steed with Canadian cousin Taro McMillan

 

25. Andrea Carmichael - looking lovely as ever

 

26. Tom McDonald with friends

 

27. Cliff Parr with doggy

 

28. Sue and Tony Jordan with Janet and Andrew Hall - plus a bloke with a pint at the back

 

29. Jo Redfarn and Nadine Huckle from Burwell - seen those pants before in the background . . . .

 

30. Jo Redfarn with daughter Jemma and Sue Bailey - plus the bloke with the pint at the back again

 

31. Daisie Miller and doggy

 

32. Liz and Jan Tabecki with Andrew and Jo Trump - and the bloke lurking with his pint again - its Cliff Coulson who was one of the Barbie Boys

 

33. Kate Bjork and Andrea Carmichael - what a lovely pair!

 

34. Kate and Andrea again - now joined by the shy and retiring Clo Bateman

 

35. Ceilidh dancers

 

36. More Ceilidh dancers

 

37. Elizabeth Parr

 

38. Ailsa Mather clearly on a different planet (they are just Rowans aren't they?) with Jo Riches and husband Rob (and Claire Halpin-McDonald resting in the background)

 

 

The following photographs are courtesy of Claire Halpin-McDonald

 

39. Robert Keutgen having fun with Ailsa Mather (where's the wine glass Ailsa?)

 

40. Ah, there it is - the global wine share price has recovered!

 

41. Alice Lingley and Imogen Trump

 

42. Alice Lingley and Maisie Snaith

 

43. Debbie Lingley and daughter Alice with Trish Brown saying her prayers on the left and Julie Bentley and Lily Steed on the right

 

44. Violet Keutgen and Daisy Miller

 

45. Loads of people dancing . . . .

 

46. Andrew and Helen

 

47. And now they are dancing - what a lovely pair

 

48. Andrew and Janet Hall

 

49. Big Dan Mules and Clo Bateman (centre) "dancing"

 

50. Ray Folkes (centre) with Joyce Harrison and Ray's wife Anita

 

51. Daisy Miller with Hector Keutgen

 

52. Dan Mules in his weekend gear.

Big thanks go to him and his wife Jo for their donation of raffle prizes - and to Jo for being the Project Leader of the whole thing.

 

53. Barbie Boys Ray Bateman, Dan Mules and Sean Manchett

 

54. David King (left) and Zenida McDonald (right)

 

55. David Parr with Eleanor Williams and her husband

 

56. David Parr loves Tony Barrett - TRUE!

 

57. Debbie Lingley (centre)

 

58. Dylan Steed and Harry Oliver-Towers playing it cool

 

59. Evie Mitchell (left) with Kathryn Cane

 

60. Dozy do'ing?

 

61. Catherine and George Gibson - grateful thanks go to them for providing the lovely Rowan trees

 

62. Karen Carpenter and Grahame Radford going for it

 

63. Tony and Sue Jordan

 

64. Hands up if you're enjoying yourself . . . .

 

65. Hazel Lingley and Jodie Halpin-McDonald

 

66. More dancing . . . .

 

67. Sue Bluck and daughter

 

68. Janet Collins watching - with Else Pieter

 

69. Janet Hall with her Mum Joan Tompkins

 

70. Jo Mules dancing with Dad Tom

 

71. Jo Mules's parents Tom and Pat

 

72. Jodie Halpin-McDonald

 

73. Village games . . . .

 

74. Jen and John Holmwood

 

75. Ross Clark dancing with daughter Eliza

 

76. Joss Goodchild with her mother in law

 

77. Karen Carpenter dancing with Ditchfield newcomer Michael Napier

 

78. Kathryn Cane (centre) with Evie Mitchell (right)

 

79. Lesley Boyle with Mum Ruby

 

80. Lesley (greedy-guts) Boyle

 

81. Lily Steed at the front with Trish Brown (left) and Julie Bentley ducking and diving (no change there then Jules)

 

82. Maisie Snaith and Alice Trump in the foreground

 

83. Ditchfield newcomers Emily McIntosh (baby due in August) and partner Michael Napier

 

84. The kids all enjoyed the dancing - Olivia Mules is the lion on the right

 

85. Dunno how she managed to take this one of herself - a multi-talented woman indeed!

 

86. Robert and George Tucker

 

87. Mandy and Sean Manchett - grateful thanks go to them for their hamper donation - 10% of the proceeds went to the Help for Heroes Fund

 

88. Gradually the grown-ups joined the dancing - as did I . . . .

 

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90. Simon Jarvis with partner Dawn Bentley and their daughter Daisy

 

91. Getting towards the end now - everyone starts joining in

 

92. Come on guys - CHEER UP!

 

93. You should know all this lot by now - except the bloke in the middle, Dan Mules's Dad Keith - and great thanks should go to Pam King (far right) who organised all the chairs - and also thanks to John Reed who helped get them here and back

 

94. All is fun now - with some people wishing they'd started dancing earlier in the day . . . .

 

95. In out, in out - shake it all about . . . .

 

96. Cheeky Chappie Tony Barrett again

 

97. More dancing - everyone is well happy

 

98. The Clerk seems ready for some fun

 

99. The last dance . . . .

 

100. Mrs Carpenter - I couldn't possibly, you're a married woman!

 
101. Kathryn Cane and Evie Mitchell