Photos by Iris Faulkner
Tony, our chairman, has a birthday next month and he wants us to help him celebrate it.
He is hosting a barbecue on the grassy area by the large container on Sunday, May 12 from 1pm.
The barbecue, tea and coffee will be free of charge.
All plotholders and their families are welcome.
Time is running out if you’re planning to come to the annual dinner at The Crown Inn at Finglesham on Friday, March 22.
You need to book your place with the secretary, Pearl Barton, by Thursday, February 7, together with your menu choice and full payment.
This year there is a new venue for the allotment association’s annual dinner: The Crown Inn at Finglesham .
The dinner will take place on Friday, March 22 at a cost of £23 per head.
The menu, which includes something for everybody, can be viewed here
We hope to see many plotholders, their families and friends at this annual event.
Full details to follow on how to reserve your place and make payment.
Chairman Tony Fursland is once again hosting a bonfire and fireworks on his allotment (plot 60) on Friday, November 2. The fun starts at 7pm.
All plotholders and their families are invited.
Summer may be drawing to a close but it’s never too late for a barbecue!
Join us by the large container on Sunday, September 9 from 1pm. All plotholders are welcome with their family and friends.
We will be holding a raffle so prize donations would be greatly appreciated. Bring them along on the day or give them to committee members in advance.
Any profits will go into association funds.
All plotholders and their families are invited to the association’s annual barbecue and competitions which will take place on Sunday, July 1 from 1pm.
There will also be a raffle during the afternoon – donations of prizes would be welcome. Just bring them along on the day.
As usual, the competition categories are: best full plot; best half plot; largest root of potato; longest stick of rhubarb; Sunday lunch (two each of five different vegetables on a plate including potato); largest strawberry; bunch of flowers; funniest/largest vegetable.
The entry fee is £2.
The entry form can be found here (COMPETITION 2018 ). Please give your completed form and entry fee to any committee member. Some printed forms will be available by the shed in the main car park for members who do not have their own printer.
Judging of the best plots and half plots will take place on the evening of Tuesday, June 26. Other categories will be judged on the day of the barbecue.
The closing date for the plot categories is Friday, June 22.
That’s the night when there will be a bonfire and fireworks at the allotments.
The fun event will take place at chairman Tony Fursland’s plot (no 60, Allotment plot map), starting at 6pm on Saturday, November 4.
All plot holders and their families are invited.