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This a community website and we welcome contributions.  Do you have a  good Thompson photo you would like to share?  Do you want to advertise a local event?  Contact us and we will give your news front page space. 

Last updated: Monday 07 April 2014

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                

Treasure Hunt

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

John Scott and CrewKevin and EmmaAmanda and Chris

The Winners                                   Second                         Third

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

Car Treasure Hunt

13 April 2014 at 2.00 pm

from Thompson Millennium Green Car Park

Entry £5.00 per car of 2 persons extra passengers £2 each

For more information regarding this event click here

 

Concert in St Martin's Church Thompson

performed by

The Alyth Jewish Choir

at 6.30 pm on 0th May 2014

Tickets £10

Available from PCC members or

Telephone 01953 483741

For more information about events at Thompson Church Click here

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.