Jubilee Big Lunch on Parkview Estate

On 3 June 2012 we’ll have a big event to celebrate her Majesty’s Jubilee with a Big Lunch Celebration that will occupy most of the area around the Glasshouse Community Centre and the Playground area.  Address is The Glasshouse, 161 OLD  Ford Road, London E2 9QB. Map. The event will be from 1pm till 5pm. Entry is free but some refreshments, entertainment will be charged for.

We are expecting the Speaker of the Council, Cllr Cllr Rajib Ahmed at 1, when we’ll play the national anthem and toast the Queen. Cllr. Zenith Rahman will also be there. That is followed by live performances and we have a gospel choir and other artists lined up for you.

All residents on the estate, will get a complementary voucher printed on the leaflets for the estate to be printed soon. Please come forward with any sponsorships by the 5 May 2012. If you wish to run a stall please contact us by 22 May 2012 by 6pm at the Glasshouse. Download the event program and artist booking form parkview program-final-2

Chef Mr Hekim sells authentic Halal cousine, including Onion Baji, Chicken Birjani, Samosas.

The party will go ahead rain or shine. If it rains we’ll be in the Glasshouse Community Centre, if the weather is stable we’ll be out on the street.

People will be encouraged

  • to perform their personal favourite act like karaoke, dancing or playing an instrument

  • dress in a costume of their choice

  • bring their favourite dish for others to taste

  • Make the best crown

  • dress or carve a vegetable to look like a Royal

  • Raffle

  • Face painting, Pinata for the children

There will be disc jockey entertainment, a bouncy castle and families can have a picnic in the playground area whilst residents can also sit on tables and chair set out. Some refreshments will be provided.  Alcohol strictly prohibited.

In the event of rain,the children’s activities will be in the ground floor hall whilst tables and musical entertainment with food and hot & cold drinks is in the upstairs hall. An information desk is as ground floor level. There is a working stair lift to the upstairs hall.The out door play area is under large trees.

The raffle prizes include a free party including disc jockey, bouncy castle, face painter from Ray’s Parties to the value of £300. Various vouchers

* from Brothers  Food Store, Hair Lounge, Massingham Chemist, Gore Opticians, Nisa Local, Khalsa schoolwear, Mr Softee Ice cream, Tesco.

The winner of the children’s crown making event will get £5 cash or a toy prize.

This event is sponsored by Tower Hamlets Council and Tower Hamlets Homes, Canary Wharf Corporation, Neighbourhood Watch. Roads within the estate will be closed on the day from 18.30 am till 6.30 pm. Parking Bays affected are nos 1 – 11 and 23 – 30. Could the owners of those cars please find alternative parking for the hours quoted.

We will be using the area next to the Glasshouse for entertainment and dancing.

Please note attendance numbers are restricted to 499 because of licensing.

*Please note you can only change the voucher at the particular branch stated on the voucher. If you are a local business and wish to participate but do not have gift vouchers, we can provide you with one.  Please get in touch, if  you want to sponsor a voucher prize or goods.

Any re-usable decorations and fit-to-eat food will be donated to the Weavers Fields Adventure Playground in Bethnal Green who hold a Jubilee Party on 6 June 2012.

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