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Crosspool Summer Fayre, Saturday 1 July 2017

Summer Fayre – Facebook event

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Successful festival quiz night at The Sportsman

Wednesday’s quiz night at The Sportsman pub was well attended as usual. The local quiz regulars were joined by visitors from Stannington and Hillsborough as resident quizmaster Roger chose a selection of traditional and Crosspool quiz questions to make the … Continue reading

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History walks delve into Crosspool’s past

The two Crosspool history walks went ahead this week despite the drizzly weather. 28 people attended the Tuesday morning walk and 15 ventured out on Wednesday  evening. A big thank you to Jan Millward for a very interesting two-hour journey … Continue reading

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Upcoming events at Tapton Hill church

All take place at The Corner Chapel, Tapton Hill Congregational Church, Manchester Road. BFG film showing (part of Crosspool Festival) For children on Saturday 1 July 10.30am-12.30pm. You can also come from 10.15am to make BFG ears and dream jars. … Continue reading

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Behind-the-scenes photos: creating the well dressing

Have you had chance to see the Crosspool Festival 2017 well dressing at the top of Selborne Road in person yet? Here are some behind-the-scenes photos showing the painstaking effort that went into creating it. Well done to all!

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List of Crosspool Festival 2017 scarecrows

Here’s the list of scarecrows on view around Crosspool as part of the 2017 scarecrow competition. Can you spot them all? You can also download it as a PDF (31KB).

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Crosspool Festival 2017 starts today

Our annual community festival begins tonight with the unveiling of the well dressing at the top of Selborne Road at 7pm. For the full list of things going on over the ten days, download a copy of the programme or view … Continue reading

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Open mic night at Nest cafe on Thursday 29 June

A special open mic edition of Nest’s popular acoustic night is taking place as part of this year’s Crosspool Festival. It’s your chance to play a couple of songs, unplugged and with no microphone, to a friendly Crosspool Festival crowd … Continue reading

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Wanted: volunteers to help run a stall at the Summer Fayre

On Saturday 1 July the annual Summer Fayre takes place on the Coldwell Lane sports field from 1-4pm. We’re a bit short on volunteers this year so if you can offer to help run a stall then please email crosspoolforum@gmail.com.

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Vote now in the 2017 Crosspool Festival photography competition

Voting has now closed It’s time to vote in our annual festival photography competition! People were invited to submit a photo on the theme Wild Crosspool. The judges have shortlisted photos in categories and would like you to choose which … Continue reading

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