There will be several refreshment options available on The Oval from 2:30pm
BBQ – Burgers and Sausages
Bar (Open from 1pm)
Feel free to partake of any and all
In the Middle Ages archery practice was a feudal obligation, and every settlement had its practice area.
The origin of the name “Butt Lane” may come from Middle English butte which was a ‘mark for archery’, ‘target’, ‘goal’.
On Village Day (Sunday May 20th) Michael Anker will be running “Have a Go” Archery taster sessions on the Oval at 3:30 by the cricket nets for anyone who would like to re-create the medieval use of the area (but with modern recurve bows )
All ages and abilities are welcome to give it a try
Michael will be taking donations for Dove Cottage Day Hospice at Ridlington from participants
Vanya House and Sue Read will be running a cake stall on Village Day on Sunday May 20th, to raise funds for the Church
If you would like to donate a cake to sell on the stall, please bring it to the pavilion on Sunday where Vanya or Sue will collect it
There will be a fun dog show open to all on Village Day on Sunday 20th May
This will be held between 2.30pm – 3.30 pm in the Arena, and run by Paul Cummings
Judging will be on several fun categories, including:
• Sit & Stay
• Walk to Heel
• Sausage Catching
• Best Young Handler (Under 12 yrs)
• Best Fancy Dress – Dog & Handler
• Most Lovable Dog
Feel free to bring yourself and your dog along on the day
Jonny Davies will be organising a Settings Fun Run on Village Day on Sunday 20th May
Timings for the event are below
1pm Register for ‘The Settings Fun Run’ in the Pavilion on the Oval
1.30pm Settings Fun Run starts
You are cordially invited to North Luffenham’s Village Dat on Sunday 20th May 2018 from 1.30 to 5pm on the Oval.
Music, Afternoon Teas, BBQ, Bar, Sports, Competitions and Fun Activities for all. Bring your Chairs, Tables, Picnics etc for a great afternoon on the Oval.
On Sunday 20th May 18 from 2 – 5 pm the Village will hold a ‘Fun Day’ on the Oval. With sincere thanks to those that have come forward and offered to help we hope to be able to provide the following:
Tug of War
Thank you to all who have volunteered so far – to make the event a success, we will need more helpers and maybe a few more ideas – how about table-top sales or a few simple stalls like “Zap a Rat” or darts.
If you have some more ideas or would like to help with the event please call or email Paul Cummings:
Tel: 01780 720124 or email@example.com
Invitations and further details will be published next weekend.
Do you want a Village Event on The Oval on 20th May 18 – If so we need Volunteers willing to assist with simple games, teas, stalls and the like. Without help from the Village the event cannot get off the ground. If you would be willing to assist with organization or to help with activities on the day please call: Paul Cummings. Tel: 01780 720124
Following the success of the 2016 event, the Parish Council are looking to support another Village Day event in 2018. We need your help in putting together a simple but fun event to celebrate North Luffenham as being a great place to Iive and to provide an opportunity for a memorable village event on the Oval. This might coincide with the Royal Wedding on 19th May or on another suitable occasion. We are looking for volunteers to join a Committee to help with planning and to help organise the event. Ideas such as fun sports competitions, fancy dress, dog show, stalls, bric a brac, cakes etc spring to mind. Would you like to help ? – if so please contact Paul Cummings – Tel: 01780 720124.
For the day, we raised the fantastic sum of £300 which we are passing on half to the Rutland Charity FRIR which provides advice on Cancer, Dementia, and other long time illnesses. The other half goes to improvements which are needed to maintain the pavilion on the Oval in order to encourage its use by village residents.
Village residents are invited to participate in the village group photo which will be taken at 5pm on the Oval.
A demonstration of Military Working Dogs by the 1 Military Working dog Regiment will be performedon the Oval at 3pm.
The Cricket Pavilion will be open from 2:00pm to 4:30pm and a BBQ and Bar with Live Music will be provided, along with the opportunity to Practise Cricket Skills in The Nets and Beat the Bowling Machine.
Children’s races are scheduled to start from 2:15pm to 3:15pm followed by Touch Rugby, Tug of war and Rounders competition.
The Chater Bowls club will be open to anyone who wishes to try their hand at bowls from 2:00pm until 4:30pm.
Please join us on The Oval at 2.00pm for The Great Fun Dog Show.
Classes to include:
- Best retrieve
- Best walk to heel
- Longest Sit and Stay under distraction
- Dog with the waggiest tail
- Dog judge would like to take home
- Best Child Handler
- Best Six Legs
- Dog most like owner
- Best Dressed Dog and Owner
- Prize for every entrant
A demonstration of Tai Chi with Mike Wyatt will take place on the Oval at 1:30pm.