This is a big secret but, it is on its way. The City Council grant has been agreed and the Dinky People will start work this month. They won’t tell us where it will be – we’ll have to find it! They have said something about tiny artworks. They want us (especially the tiny us-people that live in our area) to provide tiny artworks to inhabit the spaces behind the many doors that will be part of the structure. They tell us that we will have more information on the Skip Day. Intriguing!
Find out more about other Dinky Doors and if you haven't already, go on a hunt: www.dinkydoors.co.uk
Come to our Bake off and Picnic in June - enter a cake or just come for the food.
Hosts and artists needed for 2022 Bird Box Gallery Art Trail in July.
All this and more in our May newsletter. If you receive a paper copy you should have had a one page insert with details of both the above events.
Also, a report of the April Easter Egg hunt is now available.
Our newsletter for March is available to download as a pdf.
We need new committee members, come and join in, meet people and have some fun while giving something back to the community.
Our very popular Easter Egg Hunt returns in April. Find out how you can take part here.
You can now download the October newsletter.
Note, this event is not organised by the Birdwood Area Residents' Association.
You are invited to a
Summer Street Party in
Ancaster Way on
Saturday 18 August 2021 from
3.00 to 5.00pm.
Activities to include:
If you belong to a local group or organisation and you would like to have a stall to advertise what you do or
If you would like to volunteer to help on the day
Please contact Chrissy Cole on firstname.lastname@example.org
You can now download July's newsletter.
It has the sign up forms for the Sunflower Competition, and also the Coach Trip to Southwold which will take place on 12 September.
There is also news of the meeting our Chair had with the Council regarding the proposed speed bumps in Birdwood Road. Plus some other items of interest.
A round up of the Easter Egg Hunt, the Sunflower competition begins, new Councillors plus Tommy's Coffee Club at St Thomas's Hall on Tuesday mornings.
The Bird Box Gallery Summer Visual Arts Festival will run through July. More information, how you can help or submit an piece of work can be found here.
Download the newsletter.
The Christmas Advent Calendar in St Thomas' Square was wonderful.
We are making plans for events this year that we feel can be achieved. So far we have...
As well as news of the above, Newsletter 31 has other information on what is going on including pavement repairs and possible speedbumps.
Wine tasting – 7pm on 20th February at 52 Birdwood Rd.
There are only 12 places so book yours early. It’s a fun occasion and a chance to talk to neighbours in a very relaxed atmosphere.
Environment and Cream tea – 20th June (morning)
Three or four short talks about improving and preserving our local environment – gardening, tree-planting, local wildlife habitats, ways of improving sustainability, followed by our AGM. We have some interesting speakers lined up and a free cream tea too. Thinking about climate change? Then come along.
Sunflower Competition – with prizes
Read more - Newsletter 26 is now available to download.
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