The Great Get Together – Love Congresbury – 16th, 17th & 18th June

The Great Get Together

The Great Get Together – in honour of Jo Cox

A Whole Weekend of Fun!

Founded in 2008, Love Congresbury is an annual event to bring people together to celebrate and bless our community. This happens in two ways:

  1. Party in the Paddock. every year we get together on the Paddock at St Andrew’s Church to have some fun, share a picnic and enjoy the entertainment.
  2. ARK, Acts of Random Kindness. At this Bi-annual, two day event, groups of volunteers from the community help others within the village with ‘odd jobs’. This not only allows people to help each other but also allows people to ask for help.

We ask you provide tools and materials where you can, If you aren’t able to then do let us know and we’ll try to send a volunteer with their own. We endeavour to achieve every job requested. They are allocated on a first come first serve basis and are dependent on the capabilities of our volunteers.

The more volunteers we have, the more people we can help!

Any questions? Email lovecongresbury@gmail.com
or ask us via Facebook facebook.com/LoveCongresbury

Timetable for the Weekend

Friday 16th June

  • 8:30am – Take 5 @ St Andrew’s Church followed by ARK, 9:30am
  • 5:00pm-7:00pm – St Andrew’s School PTA Summer Fair, St Andrew’s School
    • The event is open to anyone in the village. There will be children’s activities and stalls plus a BBQ, bottle tombola and refreshments
  • 6:00pm – Cricket Match & BBQ, Congresbury Cricket Club
    • Catch up with the excitement of T20 cricket as Congresbury’s Under 19 team – the Cobras- take on the might of the Weston Super Kings

Saturday 17th June

  • 9:00am-9:30am – ARK Registration at the Refectory, St Andrew’s Church
  • 9:30am – ARK Jobs Commence
  • 9:30am-12:00pm – Free Car Wash in St Andrew’s Church Car Park
  • 12:30pm – Jobs finish return to the Refectory for refreshments
  • 2:30pm-4:30pm – Picnic on Congresbury Millennium Green
    • The Millennium Green Committee invite you to come together to celebrate our village community. Bring a picnic tea, chairs, gazebo, portable BBQ. There will be organised children’s games

Sunday 18th June

  • 8:00am – Church Services @ St Andrew’s & at 11:00am @ Methodists
  • 9:00am – Community Breakfast @ The Refectory, St Andrew’s Church
    • Come and enjoy a bacon buttie, and a cup of tea or coffee
  • 9:00am-9:30am – ARK Registration at the Refectory, St Andrew’s Church
  • 9:30am – ARK Jobs Commence
  • 12:30pm – Jobs finish return to the Refectory for Picnic
  • 2:00pm-6:00pm – Party in the Paddock @ St Andrew’s Church
    • Entrance £1 for adults and 50p for kids over 5. Bring a rug and picnic and a cake to share. BBQ, Ice Cream, Games, Live Music from various bands
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