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Last updated: Sunday 26 January 2014
Thompson has a World Champion
Yes, 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.
The 22 members of Tap Attack celebrating their win in Germany
A Car Treasure Hunt was organised as a fund raiser for Thompson New Community Hall by Derek and Christina Webb was run on Sunday 11 August. The event started from the car park on Thompson Millennium Green, covered about 30 miles and finish at the Thompson Chequers. 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. The winners were:
First John Scott and Crew with 290 points
2nd Kevin and Emma with 276 points
3rd Amanda and Chris with 275 points
The Winners Second Third
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.
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.
7th September 2013 Thompson 5 and 10 km runs
Thompson New Community Hall are holding events during most month of the year. The next 3 are:
11.00 am to 3 pm Sunday 29 September 2013 on Thompson Millennium Green at the proposed site of the New Community Hall. Come and give the committee your views on the project.
October 2013 A story telling evening.
23 November 2013 Christmas Fair at Thompson Village Hall.
For more information follow the link below
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.