It’s back by popular demand!!
As much an institution as Film in the Street and strawberries and cream, Meal in the Street returns and YOU are warmly invited to come and make it an evening to remember!
This is very much our own street party, where we close the road, get things laid out and then have fun getting to know each other!
For younger residents we’ve got a swimming pool, a crown making workshop and our very own Emma Boor who will perform her fantastic Caterpillar Cafe. We’ll put the BBQ’s on from 5pm, so you can cook your sausages for those needing an earlier supper.
The evening kicks off in style at 7pm. “The Paper Boys”, a local band of young lads are set to get toes tapping and warm us up ahead of “The Meal” which starts serving from 7.30pm.
The idea is to bring a dish of food to place on the communal tables (we’ll have different tables for savoury and sweet). We have 4 BBQ’s that will be hot and ready for you to cook any specific things you want to eat. We will have dedicated vegetable BBQ’s, but please be aware that we cannot safely cater for any allergies. Fresh strawberries, cream and meringues will be on sale too!!
Remember to bring your own plate and cutlery. You need to bring your own drinks and glasses too – but if you forget, its not too far to pop home and get them…
We will have a welcome return of two young singers from our community – Lucy Gibbons and Phoebe Alexander, who will whisk us away with their latest vocals during the evening.
The evening will be capped off with a wonderful firework display, created by Ivon – a legendary pyrotechnic in our midst!
Can you help make it a success?
We know that many hands make light work. Plus, its fun to make it all happen together. Can you help out for a bit of time ahead, during or to clear up?
We close the street at 3pm and always have jobs for people willing to put out tables, chairs and road signs. We will light BBQ’s, erect the pool and puppet theatre, and generally make it look great.
Clear up is always a time to have people who are prepared to tidy down super fast and easily.
Anyone who is up for having fun, please let either Linda know or email me back – Thanks!!
And if it rains…?? We have booked the Richard Benson Hall and will be able to enjoy nearly everything planned (the newly restored Church hall beside SS Mary and John Church on Cowley Road). So put the date in your diary!!
For residents of Minster Road, please be reminded that you will need to park in a different street by 3pm on Saturday 9th. We are sorry for any inconvenience this may create for you. The road re-opens at midnight.