Launch of the More Memories of Sopwell project

                            Party time!


All Sopwell residents and friends were invited to take part in a double celebration on Saturday, 18th May, 2-5pm at St Julian's Church on Abbots Avenue.

What did we celebrate?

1. The formal launch of the "More Memories of Sopwell" project
2. The 10th anniversary of the Sopwell Residents Association (SRA)

Programme of events

14.00  Displays and stands, video booth, etc. open to the public
14.30  Mandeville school choir
15.00  A bit of ceremony:  
       - Mayor and local Councillor for Sopwell, Eileen Harris, formally  
         launched the "More Memories of Sopwell" project
       - Winners of the children’s painting competition were announced and 
         prizes awarded
       - Cutting of the 10th anniversary cake (home-made by 16 year old
         local resident, Jed Armstrong)
15.30  Sopwell resident magician and illusionist, Tony Middleton, 
         put on his "Magic Workshop" for the children which kept
         them enthralled and amused  (see
17.00  End

All Sopwell residents and friends were welcome - there was no charge, not even for the cake and refreshments. 

Many locals came along to join in the fun, learn a bit about Sopwell's rich history and to share some of their own memories with us. Thank you!

Visit the Sopwell Memories blog to find out more and to see some photos.