May 2012 Archives
Even more entertainment added to the Jubilee Fair!
As you are no doubt aware St Margarets is holding a Jubilee Fair on Sunday 3rd June in Crown Road St Margarets from 11am until 4pm. The event is open to all and will offer a day of family fun and entertainment. Many of the planned activities are free including: Jubilee Punch and Judy shows, children’s magic show, children’s crafts, face painting, balloon modelling, circus skills fun, Flamin June show, hilarious street entertainers and lots lots more. We also have a mini fun fair, lots of games and competitions, live music all day, side stalls, Pimms stall and delicious food stalls including Zoran’s famous BBQ. The Mayor is also joining us at 12 noon.
We are also offering a traditional street party tea. Delicious homemade scones, fresh strawberries and proper lemonade! So if you are not having your own Street party - joins ours. Tickets for the street party tea are available in advance from Thorougoods at 40 Crown Road St Margarets. Tickets to the tea party cost £5 each and include a jubilee gift. Every penny of your ticket price is donated to local charity - Jonny’s Journey.
After 10 successful years running her Crown Rd Pilates studio, owner Sarah Duley is pleased to announce the opening of 117, an additional studio in St Margarets, Twickenham.
Sarah and her team of experienced teachers will be offering more classes and more choices, adding Gyrotonic, Gyrokinesis, Yoga and Family Friendly Fridays, to the already well-established Pilates studio classes.
Open Days Events, from 10am to 5pm on:
- Sunday May 13th
- Sunday June 3rd - to coincide with jubilee street fair
Free Yoga, Pilates and Gyrokinesis workshops throughout the day as well as postural assessments, massage treatments and Gyrotonic demonstrations.
Opportunity to book classes and courses at special rates as well as meet our teachers and find out all you need to know.
- All bookings and enquiries can be made at our 4 Crown Rd reception.
- phone: 020 8892 3403
Hello and welcome to this rather special edition of My St Margarets magazine.
For me, featured in this edition, are three must do visits - The Richmond Museum, Orleans Gallery and the Turner House. The twice yearly Fairs are so much fun and a good chance to catch up with friends and neighbours. This year’s Jubilee Fair in Crown Road on Sunday 3rd June sounds absolutely amazing. The fair is the traditional street fair that we all love and also a Jubilee celebration party. What could be better than enjoying the live music, street entertainers, the fun and games and then sitting down to a nice Jubilee tea with friends and neighbours!
Highlights in this edition include Martyn Day’s fascinating article about Queen Victoria’s Diamond Jubilee and I was really taken by Chas’s article on antiques, I am amazed at the prices being fetched by some of the Titanic memorabilia. The centre pages feature a recent shopping trip made by a very special visitor who seems to have thoroughly enjoyed her visit to St Margarets - with so many independent specialist shops everyone is at home in St Margarets.
It is with great regret we announce that the famous St Margarets Diamond has gone missing!
The story so far…
The famous and very valuable St Margarets Diamond was recently re-discovered in St Margarets after being lost for centuries. The diamond went on display for all to admire but unfortunately has gone missing again!
International diamond thief - Dia Monte has been seen in the area and Inspector Bright-Spark of the Yard has deduced that Dia Monte has stolen the diamond and hidden it somewhere in St Margarets. How does Inspector Bright Spark know this? Because a shopping list belonging to Dia Monte was found near to where the diamond was stolen.
Can you help Inspector Bright-Spark solve the clues and recover the diamond? Our friends at Churchills Estate Agents are offering a reward prize of a family break to a fun packed theme park to the lucky junior detective who solves the mystery. Clue sheets and entry forms are available from Churchills offices in St Margarets Road.
Help us and help Johnny’s Journey too…
Churchills will also make a donation to local charity Jonny’s Journey for every completed clue sheet that is returned to their offices in St Margarets Road.
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