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After last summer’s beach party, we are moving even closer to the water for this year’s day of fun.
Since Westbourne Green is currently occupied by the Thames Water’s works, the festival will be taking place next to the canal.
Local resident Sara Hamid has been appointed as a Events Coordinator by Paddington Development Trust, and will be very busy over the next months to ensure this year’s festival will be one to remember. Sarah will be working alongside local residents and community organization, as well as City West Homes.
Expect plenty of fun activities for the whole family, sport activities, bouncy castle, musical performances and plenty more!
Our normally spacious hall was jammed packed with excited and chatty children and adults. Creative activities, a dance and movement session, the Easter story and food and drink were shared with a small Easter egg given to every child.
Westbourne Park Family Centre provides a warm welcome to children and their parent carers of 0-4 years old every Tues – Friday from 10.00am-12.00pm during school terms. There is a toy library with 300 toys to play and borrow on Tuesday and Friday, a creative session with a dance workshop on Wednesday and a general play session on Thursday. The drop in sessions cost £1 to attend and is open to all.
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Tel: 020 7727 6019 for more information
|When?||Wednesday 11th December|
|Time?||6.00 – 8.30pm|
|Where?||The Stowe Centre, 258 Harrow Road|
September Westbourne Meet Up– was simply magical! Hosted by Paddington Development Trust and The Westbourne Forum. Residents of all ages gathered over food and drink and discussed key issues in the area with updates from the community. They also had the chance to enjoy a special magic show put on by the Magic Circle.
Don’t miss this months’s event, as we have plenty in store for you! Free food, drink, and some mince pies! Local news, socialising and live performance from STUART FROBISHER – Sing songs like you’ve never heard before! Including songs about apple tree seed, hope for the future, living the moment and arguing. Yes, arguing! EVERY MINUTE WILL MAKE YOU LAUGH. It’s definitely one not to be missed.
Just make sure you come prepared to laugh your heart out! If we don’t see you, we hope you have a wonderful Christmas and a prosperous New Year from Paddington Development Trust and Westbourne Forum.
Improve your English with FREE English lessons. Westminster Academy welcomes all levels, for their English classes,which will be taking place every Monday and Wednesday from 1pm until 3pm, starting from Monday 16th September.
The places are filling quickly, so to register or find out more information, contact Sheba Begum on 07962 346874 or email email@example.com
Also, on Wednesday 11th September from 12pm to 2pm, the Academy will be hosting a Community Food Day – a celebration of food and culture. All parents and members of the community are invited and encouraged to bring a dish to share with others.
Well over 200 people attended the celebrations; parents, children, young people and staff from a variety of statutory and voluntary organisations.
There were lots of activities for all ages to keep everyone engaged and occupied but most importantly there was a wonderful atmosphere as people from all walks of life came together and enjoying sharing the occasion with each other.
In the more formal part of the celebration, current and former users of the Family Centre spoke, explaining how the centre has played a significant part in their lives and to the community as a whole.
As people left, young and old alike received a party bag full of goodies and the special anniversary cake that had been made for the occasion.
With temperatures of 30 degrees, ice cream at the ready and a real, yes real sandy beach, the Westbourne Summer Festival held on Sunday 7th July, was an event enjoyed by many members of the local community.
The afternoon hosted by Chris Paradox brought together a number of organisations such as Westbourne Family Centre and Westminster Adult Education Services who pitched information stalls whilst children enjoyed face painting and time in the bouncy castle during an afternoon of entertainment and fun for all the family.
The festival also saw a host of local talent take to the stage from the likes of youth choir Lyric Voices to rock n’ roll from bands Scud Penguin and Crash Report who brought the afternoon to a close in style. The talent didn’t end there though, as the festival also had amazing food on offer from the classics of burgers and ice cream (not together obviously!) from JS catering to the exotic flavours of West African Cuisine.
All in all, the event which saw Westbourne Green transformed into ‘Costa Del Westbourne’ for the day was a great success, bringing a variety of fun filled activities to the area and a real feel -good factor to the local community.
Follow us on Twitter @LovePaddington, to be the first one to find out what we’ve got in store for you on 7th of July at Westbourne Summer Festival 2013.
Over the next few weeks, we will be gradually revealing the acts that will be performing on the stage. And not just that! We will also be posting about the brilliant attractions, workshops and the beach decorations that will be appearing at the festival.
Get involved and find out everything through our Twitter page.