There will be an annual picnic as a fundraiser for the biennial regatta. This year, 2015 the picnic will be in the grounds of South Hill, Sonning, by kind permission of Andrew Barker and Marjie Thorne (mainly agreed by Marjie!)
Put the date in your diary 4th July 2015, 7.30pm
Details of tickets sales have been published in the Sonning Parish magazine and also below.
The format will be a the Django Swing Quintet performing two sets and there will be a special performance between the band's break with Davie McGirr performing in aid of the Alzheimer's Society. Davie (pictured) is a skilled musician and vocalist and has recently been on BBC Radio! More details here: http://sevensongs.org/
There is a PRIZE for the BEST DRESSED "PICNIC" WHEELBARROW - a bottle of champagne to the wheelbarrow judged to be worthy!
Watch out for our very own committee member Dave McIlroy taking to the stage to join the Django Swing Quintet in their second set...!
Tickets have been left at the same price as last year and are £12.50 per person and gazebo pitches at £20 (limited number of pitches available - first come first served). They can be purchased from:
John Hargrave: 07747-444968
Lynn Woodhouse: 01189-692206
Rod Mercer: 07768-250743
A few photos of elegant picnics of 5 years and more ago... you know who you are!
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Posted 3 May 2015, 15:37 by Sonning Festival
ELEGANT PICNIC - 2015 (yes 2015 - 4th July)!
There will be an annual elegant picnic as a fundraiser for the biennial regatta. This year, 2015 the picnic will be in the grounds of South Hill, Sonning, by kind ...
Posted 19 May 2015, 07:27 by Sonning Festival