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Last updated: Friday 06 June 2014

 

Car Treasure Hunt

A Car Treasure Hunt was organised as a fund raiser for Thompson New Community Hall by Derek and Christina was run on Sunday 13th April.  The event started from the car park on Thompson Millennium Green, covered about 30 miles and finish at the Village Hall.   The treasure hunt took about three hours to compete with competitors being required to navigate the course and answer a series of questions, bonus questions and collect items of "treasure" on route.   21 cars took part in the hunt raising about £144 in entrance fees. The results are as follows:

1st  John  & Trish Hayward            495pts Trophy & Bottle of Bubbly

2nd Kerry Pitcher & Gerry             495pts  Tie Break  Trophy

3rd Mike, Paula & Will Corrie      4721/2pts  Trophy

Thompson has a World Champion

Amie BlakeYes, Thompson has its very own World Champion.  On the 7th December 2013 Amie Blake and the other members of Tap Attack were crowned World Champions with their formation dance at the IDO World Tap Dancing Championships in Reisa, Germany.  The 22 dancers, dressed as Zombies performed their show stopping routine and were place first by 6 of the 7 judges, making their position unassailable.  Congratulations to Amie and all the other members of Tap Attack.

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Amie Blake

      Tap Attack celebrate thier first place

The 22 members of Tap Attack celebrating their win in Germany                

Photographic Competition

The photographic competition held as part of the Thompson Flower Festival attracted a range of differing entries under the heading of "A Day in the Life of Wayland.  The enties were judged by Mark Bunning and Jo Connolly.  Mark Bunning also sponsored the competition and provided the prizes for the winners of the two categories, Adults and under 16's.

 

The winner of the Adult section was Chris Walton for "One dog and his Man".

The runner up was Mike Corrie for "Wayland Winter"

The under 16 section was won by Ellie Bailey  (aged 7) for her Photograph of the "bookworm" carving on Thompson Millennium Green.  Photograph below.

Ellie Bailey's photograph 

The runner up in the under 16 section was Amber Moulton (aged 15) for her photo of "Kingfisher on a Perch".  Amber's Photograph also won the People Choice vote carried out at the Flower Festival.

 

 

NEW EVENTS

12 June 2014

AGM of Thompson New Community Hall Project

at 7.30 pm in Thompson Village Hall

everyone welcome

22nd June 2014

MIDSUMMER MERRIMENT

Fun at St Martins Church

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Saturday and Sunday 28/29th June 2014

GARDENS OPEN WEEKEND

daily from 11.00am until 5.00 pm

gardens are opening throughout the village of Thompson

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12th/13th July 2014

ART AND FLOWER FESTIVAL IN  ST MARTINS CHURCH

including including a photographic competition entitled

"My Kind of Day in the Brecks"

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02 August 2014

Thompson Live 6

Music and more on the Thompson Millennium Green

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14th September 2014

LAVENDER'S LUNCH AT COLLEGE FARM 

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12th October 2014

HARVEST THANKSGIVING SERVICE FOLLOWED BY HARVEST LUNCH

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25th October 2014

PUDDING EVENING  in Thompson Village Hall

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29th November 2014

CHRISTMAS FAIR  10.30 am to 2.00pm

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What's happening in Thompson this month

Tuesday morning coffee morning - open 1st & 3rd Tuesday every month at Village Hall

Our coffee mornings tie in with the Active Norfolk Thompson Walks.  To find out more about these walks see ww.activenorfolk.org/fittogether

Don't forget the weekly regulars .......

Stitchers every Wednesday evening from 7pm both at the village hall - Novice meets experienced stitchers here - a great place to learn a craft and have a chat and laugh along the way.

For more information about whats on in Thompson click the events button at the top and bottom of this page.