Archive for May, 2011

The 3rd Caterham Festival, Street Party took place in Caterham High Street on Sunday 29th May 2011. Thousands of people turned out to see local bands, choirs, and individual musicians perform live on 3 stages along the High Street and Townend.

The 5th plinth proved popular with individuals just standing up to sing a song!

Some of the bands performing this year were The Antidote, Streets Apart, Stolen ID, Sound Proof, Forty45, and the ever-popular Caterham band The Stone Beats.

All Saints’ Warlingham Handbell Ringers made a welcome return with Rumple Drumskin bringing the street party to a close after performing the length of the High Street.

The 3rd Caterham Festival, Street Party took place in Caterham High Street on Sunday 29th May 2011. Thousands of people turned out to see local bands, choirs, and individual musicians perform live on 3 stages along the High Street and Townend.

The 5th plinth proved popular with individuals just standing up to sing a song!

Ridge radio the new local radio station were in attendance, while No Name Jive held a Vintage Tea Dance in the Community Centre with a free dance lesson.

There was plenty for the children to do; they could play twister or chess, have their nails painted or try a little juggling with the help of circus performers. A big attraction was the live statue, who entertained both young and old.

The 3rd Caterham Festival, Street Party took place in the High Street and Townend, Caterham on Sunday 29th May 2011.

The now famous Caterham Round Table Boat Races were well supported. The children started the racing with boats from 1st Caterham St Mary’s Scout Group, T.S. Zephyr, The Arc and Ridge Radio.

The adult’s race was as competitive as ever with everyone trying to gain that extra advantage at the start of the race, Pink Sheep Marketing Solutions,  Paramount Website Design and Swift Facility Maintenance Ltd were just some of the local businesses supporting these events.

Caterham Round Table celebrated being 60 with a Dinner for past and present members at Surrey National Golf Club in Rook Lane, Chaldon on 18th May.

Best known for organising the Annual Fireworks Display held in Dene Field in Caterham, they have now established themselves as part of the Caterham Festival by running the Boat Race during the Street Party and Waller Pain, a cycle hill climb.

Members aged between 18 and 45 years old, last year raised almost £50,000 for local charities.

On 15th May Caterham Pumas held a Presentation and family fun day at their grounds on Jolliffe Playing fields in Caterham. Family and friends joined in the fun with many friendly matches between the different age groups.

Lynette Thomas and her team of helpers provided refreshments of burgers and sausages in rolls and drinks to a continuous stream of hungry youngsters. One Mum provided cup cakes with icing of the team colours, which went down very well!

Teams were presented with their trophies, with the U15’s receiving the loudest applause after becoming Premier League Champions for 2010/11.

Photographer: Jon Harrison

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