Just 2 days to go…..

All ready for the big event. Weather is looking good for the day!

Miner’s cave will be set up at Collier’s Wood from 10.00am – come and have a go.  Visit the Friends of Colliers’ Wood marquee.

PROGRAMME FOR THE DAY at the Greasley Sports and Community Centre:

TIME                                          EVENT

10.00AM                                 Open to the public

Nottingham Youth Jazz Combo playing

10.30am                                 Opening by Mayor of Broxtowe

10.45 – 11.15am                     Rock ‘n Soul Singers                                                      Sports Hall

11.15 – 11.45am                     Dog Display                                                                   Grassed Area

11.45 – 12.30pm                     Nottingham Youth Jazz Combo

12.00 – 12.30pm                     Don Chambers – Children’s magician                            Parish Hall

12.30 – 1pm                            Rock ‘n Soul Singers                                                      Sports Hall

1.00 – 1.45pm                         Nottingham Youth Jazz Combo

1.15 – 1.45pm                         Glee Choir                                                                     Parish Hall

1.15 – 2.15pm                         Karate Display and Workshop                                      Sports Hall

1.45 – 2.15                              Dog Display                                                                  Grassed Area

@ 2.30pm                              Flypast by RAF Battle of Britain Hurricane

2.30 – 3.00pm                       Nottingham Youth Jazz Combo

As well as the timetabled events there are loads of other activities to try; stalls to browse around and refreshments in the Parish Hall. Greasley Gathering’s own ‘Pick – a – Bag’ for adults and children can be found in the Parish Hall.

The Racing Room is back and this year a Climbing Wall. The Wobbly bikes are back too – see if you can master them!

See the line up of Classic cars: ride on the red London bus through the Parish.  Walk the Scarecrow Trail through Moorgreen.  Stop off at Reuben Shaw’s for a  drink.  See the entertainments provided by the Horse and Groom, Queen’s Head, Royal Oak, Hayloft, New Inn and Forester’s Arms – there’s something different in each pub … live music, karaoke, BBQs, bouncy castles… some starting early, some a little later.

Ride on the bus and stop off at Greasley Church for a visit and its Craft Fair.

So much to do…so much to see….. and then the Flypast at @2.30pm.

A great day for the family to enjoy.

Exciting Flypast by Battle of Britain Hurricane

The RAF have confirmed that they are able to have a Flypast over the Greasley Gathering, subject to conditions being right  – really exciting as we tried last year and were not successful.

Also new this year is a climbing wall which will be based at the  Greasley Sports and Community Centre and the Miner’s Cave at Colliers’ Wood.

Back for a second year is the very popular Racing Room -where you pedal a bike to make the Scaletrix cars race round the circuit. If that is not appropriate the Wobbly bikes are back for you to master.

Back again by popular demand

A bus time-table will be  displayed on the buses and at the bus stops to ensure buses aren’t missed. Please be aware that the buses will not run after 5.30pm.

We would also like more classic cars, so if you know someone with a classic car get them to bring it on the day.

Not long to go, so make sure you get the family together and come and have a great time. Don’t forget – admission is FREE and the bus rides are FREE. Watch out for the posters….

We are extremely grateful to the following who have given us grants, made donations or given in kind  (to date):

Broxtowe Borough Council; Greasley Parish Council; Cllrs. J. Handley and T. Harper; Lawrence Vets, E.H. Caswell Ltd; Aero Fabrications; Lamp Cabin; East Midlands Kitchens; QC Catering; EMC Engineering; GTM(Go Traffic Management); Warburtons; Thorntons and The Hidden Bakery, Blue Monkey Brewery:  Reuben Shaw’s;          Horse and Groom (Moorgreen); Beauvale Priory (Moorgreen); New Inn (Newthorpe); Royal Oak and Queen’Head in Watnall