THS Platinum Jubilee Summer Fair

Friday 17 June 2022 | By Rebecca Whitehead

We wanted to share with you final arrangements for our fantastic THS Platinum Jubilee Summer Fair which takes place this Saturday 11.00am-3.00pm.  We really hope you will be able to join us with your friends and families for what promises to be a fantastic day.  Everyone is welcome.

Itinerary for the Day:

11.00am – Gates Open 

11.00am-12.00pm – Stalls, activities, food and drinks

12.00pm-1.00pm – Live Music with the Funk Collective

1.00pm – Last entries for our Victoria Sponge Cake Competition

1.30pm – Grand Raffle & Hampers Draw

2.00pm – 2.45pm – Live Music with the Funk Collective

3.00pm – Fair Closes

Stalls & Attractions:

Including inflatable assault course, football darts, donkey derby, hook a duck, coconut shy, bungee run, splat the rat, tombola, water or wine and much more.  Live music from the fantastic Funk Collective; something to get everyone tapping their feet without a doubt.

Competition:

Have you got the best recipe for Victoria Sponge? Do you want to put your baking skills to the test? We will be accepting entries into our THS Bake off competition up to 1.00pm on the day. Bring along your entry and see if your Victoria Sponge will be crowned the winner. 

Food & Drink:

There will be a range of food and drink options available including,  pulled pork sandwich’s, burgers and hot dogs. We’ll also have Tea/Coffee stand, Beer Tent, Ice Cream Bike, Candy Floss Stall and a Sweetie Stall. 

We’re excited to be welcoming Cliffe Cottage Bakery for pies and sausage rolls including vegetarian options, as well as pies and peas and dishes of roasties and gravy. 

Parking:

Parking on site will be limited but we are grateful to Southlands on the The Avenue who have offered their parking space as well as Eaglescliffe Golf Course.  We ask that you please park considerately of our neighbours. There will be limited accessible parking spaces on the school site and these can be booked by emailing Mr Herbert, our facilities manager on pherbert@teessidehigh.co.uk

Tickets:

This is a free event but we ask that you register your interest in the event here to help us with planning and catering.

Grand Raffle:

We have over 60 fantastic prizes at our raffle,  including an incredible 2 night stay at The Ramada Encore, Newcastle and a luxury Afternoon Tea at Gisborough Hall .  The raffle will be drawn at 1.30pm and winners announced and contacted next week.  A full list of winners and prizes will be posted to our website on Monday.

Hampers:

Our Prep classes and Senior tutor groups have been working hard to put together fantastic hampers.  These range from luxury spa, to sweeties and summer fun toys to furry friends.  Tickets for hampers can be bought at the hamper stall, £1 per ticket.  Winners will be drawn at 1.30pm.

Payments:

Tickets for all attractions and stalls can be purchased at the entry gate to make this a “cashless” event with the exception of catering and drinks.  We are sorry but we do not have facility to take card payments so please do bring along plenty of cash for the day.

We are very excited, and the sun promises to shine on our glorious woodland setting. 

There is plenty of space for a picnic blanket or camping chairs so please do bring these along with your picnic if you wish.  We look forward to seeing you and to a fabulous day; of course, red, white and blue attire is optional!