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URGENT: Volunteers are still required for the Plumstead  Make Merry

If you are able to help for an hour or so  at the Make Merry on Saturday 9th June it would be very much appreciated. This can either be done at the Art Plumstead stall where we will be selling cards or in the Information Tent where we will be hosting the Vegetable Sculpture competition as well as fielding enquiries and guarding lost children. Please contact Kevin using the form at the bottom of this page, if interested.

If you can help the Make Merry in a general capacity then please contact them directly using this link.

Improshrews @ Shrewsbury House – Wednesday 6th June

Art Plumstead have taken over the administration of this group that will continue to meet on the First Wednesday of every month in the evening at Shrewsbury House from 7.30 to 9.30pm.
Hosted by Sam White, the price of the 2 hour session is whatever you can afford. If you fancy a laugh and are interested in coming along, details of what it’s all about can be found at: https://improshrews.weebly.com/about.html

There is no need to book, just turn up and ask at the desk for Room 4.

The next 3 sessions will take place

  • Wednesday 6th June
  • Wednesday 4th July
  • Wednesday 1st August

Improshrews – May 2018

Art Plumstead @ Plumstead Make Merry on Saturday 9th June

As we have done in previous years, we shall be manning the Information Tent at this year’s Make Merry and also be organising the popular Fruit & Vegetable Sculpting Competition. The competition is free to enter and open to anyone, who wishes to produce a sculpture assembled or carve from fruit and/or vegetables. The theme this year is “A Plumstead Memory” and members of the public will be able to vote for their favourite on Make Merry day when they will be on display in the Information Tent. Besides the accolade of producing the finest sculpture, there will be a prizes of M&S vouchers given to the winner, runner up and third placed entries.

Sculpture Competition prize winners 2017

For more information about entering please contact us using the form at the bottom of this page.

 

Badge Queen of Plumstead – The Revival of a Tradition

Art Plumstead are delighted to be involved in the extremely worthwhile cause of bringing back to Plumstead its very own Badge Queen. Although the tradition began in Victorian times, it was not until after the First World War and through the 1920s that Badge Royalty reached its peak and even rivalled the Pearly King & Queen tradition in popularity. To find out more please click here.

 

Plumstravaganza 2018

The third Plumstravaganza will take place from Monday 27th August (Bank Holiday Monday) until Sunday 9th September 2018. Although planning is at a very early stage, details of what took place last year can be found on the Plumstravaganza website by following this link. 

Please Note: – We are always interested in hearing from people/businesses, that run events/clubs in Plumstead throughout the year or who wish to stage a one off event during Plumstravaganza. Don’t be shy, get in touch.

 

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