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Sep
24

Late Summer Vintage Tea & Games Party in Arundel Country Park (37441)

Event Overview

Come and enjoy a relaxed afternoon's entertainment in the Arundel Park.

Arundel boasts some of the most breath-taking open green spaces in Britain, with stunning views of the town’s famous castle and access to the South Downs National Park.

Let’s create a vintage scene with high tea and old-fashioned sports day.

Why not take a look in your family’s wardrobe for some inspiration to come dressed in vintage wear and help set the scene.

We are looking for members to bring along any of the following :

  • Freshly Baked Cakes and Cream Scones
  • Finger Sandwiches,Cheese straws
  • Tea and Prosecc...

Come and enjoy a relaxed afternoon's entertainment in the Arundel Park.

Arundel boasts some of the most breath-taking open green spaces in Britain, with stunning views of the town’s famous castle and access to the South Downs National Park.

Let’s create a vintage scene with high tea and old-fashioned sports day.

Why not take a look in your family’s wardrobe for some inspiration to come dressed in vintage wear and help set the scene.

We are looking for members to bring along any of the following :

  • Freshly Baked Cakes and Cream Scones
  • Finger Sandwiches,Cheese straws
  • Tea and Prosecco
  • Retro Garden Games
  • 3 X Gazebos with Sides If Possible
  • Vintage Bunting
  • Table, Chairs, Camping Stove
  • Old fashion Sports day games ie Sack Race,Egg Spoon,Bean Bag Race,Three Legged Race,Tin Can Alley 
  • Vintage Style Music via Bluetooth Speaker
  • I Will Supply Disposable Vintage Look Plates, Cups, Table Cloths, Flutes

I would suggest for all to email me and let me know what you could bring so we don’t get too many duplicates.

 

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What to bring

 Could you bring any of the following ?

  • Vintage Bunting
  • Table, Chairs, Camping Stove
  • Old fashion Sports day games ie Sack Race,Egg Spoon,Bean Bag Race,Three Legged Race,Tin Can Alley 
  • Vintage Style Music via Bluetooth Speaker

Food & Drink

We are looking for members to bring along any of the following :

  • Freshly Baked Cakes and Cream Scones
  • Finger Sandwiches,Cheese Straws
  • Tea and Prosecco

Meeting & Times

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Getting there

You can either drive direct to the Park

Drive up the High St into London road go past St Mary' Gate pub on your left if you're coming from the High Street passing the castle on your right.

There is right hand turn that leads to the cricket ground and park with about 8 car park spaces,suggest you try to park there or back on the road.

This route has restricted usage and includes private roads.

Alternatively, there is the option of meeting at Arundel train station at 13:30 and walking to Cricket Ground, an easy walk with slight incline which takes about 30 minutes. There is ample parking at Arundel station.

If you want to travel from London, catch the 12:06 from London Victoria to Gatwick Airport, and the 12:45 to Arundel, arriving at 13:30.

If you want to travel from Brighton, catch the 12:00 train to Ford, and then the 13:11 to Arundel, arriving at 13:15.

If you want to travel from Portsmouth & Southsea, catch the 12:18 train to Barnham and change on to the 13:06 train to Arundel, arriving at 13:15.

Please note there is a timetable change due from the day of the event. PLEASE CHECK all train times during the week before the event, although they will not change much.

Please let me know if you intend to meet at the station.

What about the weather?

If it is forecast to rain all afternoon we will make alternative arrangements, probably a nearby Cafe/Pub. Details will be sent to those signed up should this be the case. Light showers will not deter us.

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invitation designed by Martin (MartieBear); photographs by Simon (BawdyMonkey)

Park Meeting Point

We are planning to meet by Hiorne's Tower which is located near cricket ground

Entrance see map in pictures 


Event Reference No:
37441