Well, what a fantastic day we all had on Saturday! The committee of the Plumstead Make Merry would like to express their thanks to the following for helping to make it such an amazing festival (in no particular order):
Plumstead Common Environment Group for litter-picking • Greenwich Rugby Football Club for use of their changing facilities and venue for fundraising events • The Cooperative Store at The Links for providing all of the refreshments for our Acoustic Cafe • our ‘official’ photographers • Art Plumstead for looking after the Information Tent and running workshops • St. Johns Ambulance • Crimson Rose for the beautiful flowers in our Acoustic Cafe • Community Links Ltd • Music Room Solutions Ltd • Plumstead Common Residents Association • Sarah Doyle for her fantastic art work and running the Food Art Competition • Susan M designer • Trojan Press Ltd • Janet Gray and the fun fair • Plumstead Fire Brigade • The Old Mill public house • Deborah Jones • Eltham Scouts Hut for their loan of tables and chairs • Charlton Athletic Community Trust • Under 1 Roof • The Mobile Library • The Mayor, Councillor Norman Adams • The Metropolitan Police • Beaumont Gibbs for sponsoring The Bandstand • The Big Lottery Fund • Skipton Building Society • The following Departments of the Royal Borough of Greenwich – members of the Entertainment License Safety Advisory Group, Parks & Recreation, Community Arts Fund team, and Waste Services • Those who donated to us as patrons and supporters • Roy’s Stores • Folk Dance Remixed • St Mark’s Church Hall and the Plumstead Community Market • Alison Yapp for running the free bungee trampolines and inflatable assault course • Jerry for being our last minute driver • Tesco Community Champion Anthony Fitzpatrick for the volunteers’ doughnuts • Media coverage from Mandy Little at The Mercury, Mark Chandler at The News Shopper, Royal Greenwich Time, Ian Rawlins and the team from The Greenwich Show, and all of the other organisations that promoted our event.
All of the performers who gave their time and talents for free, our stall-holders, our workshop and activity providers, and our volunteer event stewards, it couldn’t happen without all of you.
Last but by no means least, our fabulous community for coming along and making it such a special day, thanks Plumrades and honorary Plumrades!