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Alvechurch Alight: 10th anniversary!

Posted on August 27 2006 at 10:15:39 0 comments

Yes, it’s that time of year again – and Alvechurch Alight 2006 promises to be bigger and better than ever as it celebrates its 10th anniversary.

Josh Callow won this year’s 10th Anniversary T-shirt design competition. The programme logo winner was Jax Reacord.

The competition prizes will be awarded to these winners at the start of the Fun Decathlon.

Please help support Alvechurch Alight by buying your limited edition T-shirt.

Lantern

LANTERN WORKSHOPS
Sundays September 10 and 17
Alvechurch Village Hall
10am-12.30pm and 2pm-4pm
Make a lantern to carry in the procession!

Friday September 22

7pm
Opening event
St Laurence Church  

8pm – 11.30pm
Festival Ceilidh
Alvechurch Village Hall
* Live music and caller
* Licensed Bar
(Tickets from The Flower Mill or The Weighbridge)

Saturday September 23

10am - 4pm
Arts & Crafts Exhibition with Harvest Flower Festival
Alvechurch Baptist Church
* Refreshments

12pm - 4pm
Fun Decathlon
Alvechurch Cricket Club
* Compete in the sporting event of the year – test your team’s skills and endurance in 10 fun events
* BBQ
* Winning team to be awarded the prestigious Alvechurch Alight 10th Anniversary Trophy
(Teams should apply to Lynda Wolstencroft at Alvechurch Cricket Club: 0121 445 3212)

6pm
Assemble at The Weighbridge, Alvechurch Marina, for the Lantern Procession
* Outdoor bar and BBQ from 6pm

7.30pm approx.
Start of procession
* Carry the lantern you’ve made at a workshop
* Follow the renowned Alvechurch Samba Band ‘Banda Sem Nome’ and Bromsgrove’s ‘Someone at the Door’
* Samba dance with Simone’s School of Dance

9pm approx. -11.30pm
Arrive at Alvechurch Football Club for the 10th Anniversary Party
* Live music in the marquee with Slim Pickins and friend
* Samba music especially commissioned for the 10th anniversary
* Spectacular firework display
* Licensed bar * Hot food * Free bus service to/from village

Sunday September 24

12pm
Comedy at The Weighbridge
* Alvechurch Amateur Dramatic Society presents:
10 and Other Numbers – A Mathematical Odyssey (a wry look at the world of numbers)

1pm
Samba Workshop
* You listened, you danced – now have a go yourselves!

1.30pm
Morris Dancing

3pm
Tug of War – take the Narrowboat Challenge

10.30am
Harvest Festival Service at Alvechurch Baptist Church

2pm - 6pm
Arts & Crafts Exhibition with Harvest Flower Festival
Alvechurch Baptist Church
* Refreshments

6.30pm
’Harvest of Talents’, a Songs of Praise Service
Alvechurch Baptist Church

4pm - 8pm
Rock Fest
Alvechurch Football Club
Local bands showcase their talent
Over 13s only – some lyrics may be unsuitable for younger children

Alvechurch Alight couldn’t happen without help from:
* The Grammar School Trust
* Alvechurch Football Club
* Alvechurch Cricket Club
* Midland Radio Links
* Lux Road Management Systems
* Smithers-Oasis UK Ltd

and generous financial support from Alvechurch Parish Council


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