Food Stalls at Party in the Park

We hope you are feeling hungry on the 9 July, because we have some tasty food stalls attending with some great food on offer, both day and night. Whether you fancy a burger, curry, fish and chips or a simple sandwich we have it covered.  You wont be short of a sweet treat or two either with lots of chocolate, sweets, cakes and ice cream available.

 

Alfies Ices – We’ve ordered sun so make sure you cool down with some ice creams and lollies. Day and evening.

Barry the Baker – lots of lovely sweet and savoury offerings including sandwiches, pasties and cakes. Day and evening.

Cylon Curry will be at our event for the first time. The chefs are native Sri Lankans with vast experience in event catering. Ceylon Curry House is renowned for its bhaji starters, chicken curry, lamb curry, vegetable curry and seafood curry. Day and evening.

LayzRicks Fish and Chips will be in attendance this year.  A regular site in the Village Hall car park on a Thursday night, locals may be familiar with their yummy food. Day and evening.

Ruishton FC are doing the BBQ this year.  With mouthwatering burgers supplied by Pynes it promises to be delicious high quality food. Day and evening.

Candyfloss and soft drinks – the Party in the Park organisers and volunteers will be manning this stall to raise funds for next years event! Day time only.

Pre-School will be running the main refreshments tent in the daytime and will be selling a range of hot and cold drinks and some mouthwatering cakes. Daytime only.

Chocolate Kisses are back again this year with their range of chocolate products.  Daytime only.

Emma’s Occasions will be offering lots of sweet treats including crepes, popcorn and candyfloss.  Evening only.

Cakes by Juliet will be offering homemade cakes.  Daytime only.

Bring Joy Foundation will be selling cakes to raise funds for their charity. Daytime only.

Melly’s Bakes will be selling homemade cakes. Daytime only.

Creech Bake Off Competition

Can you be our star baker?  We are holding our very own Creech Bake Off competition this year.  The cooking contest will be for all age groups and we have some fantastic prizes.

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Huge thankyou to Bev Jane and her 9 year old daughter Issy for all their hard work organising this event.

The Competition

The competition is open to everyone.  We want to see your Space Themed creations.  They can be anything edible. Cakes, biscuits, cupcakes, sweet or savoury, big or small – everything is eligible as long as it is edible! Your entry needs to have been baked by your own fair hands and fit in with our space theme.

Please bring your culinary creations to the main marquee on the field from 12pm. They will be put on display for the public to vote (by looks alone) for their favourite.  The bakes with the most votes will be tasted and ranked by the judges.

The judging will take place at 2.30pm and winners announced at around 3pm – listen out for announcements.

If you are unsure where to go or have any queries ask one of our yellow t-shirt helpers.

There will be three age categories:

  • Under 11s
  • Under 18s
  • Adult

We look forward to what we hope will be the first of many Creech Bake Offs!

The Prizes

We have some fab prizes:

  • £50 Lakeland vouchers
  • Zorbing experience
  • Family entry to @Bristol/Planitarium

The Judges

  • Bev & Issy Jane
  • Jane Birch – an accomplished baker
  • Karen Miller – a professional cake maker
  • Sue Burrows –  a professional cake maker
  • A member of the Parish Council (TBC)
  • A PIP Committee member (TBC)

PIP 16 – 5th Planning Meeting

The 5th planning meeting was held on 12 May with Jo Morrison, Clare Sampson, Adrian Birch, Nigel, David Knight, Steve Greenhalgh, Bev Jane, Dee Finch, Avril Nelson , Colin & Gemma, Simon Hutchings, Ricky and  Rory from RDV FIlm in attendance.

    • Food Traders. Unfortunately we have been let down by the hog roast supplier and are struggling to find a replacement.  If you know of a company that may be interested in attending, please contact us. Don’t worry though, you will not go hungry as we still have BBQ, fish n chips, bakery and curry stalls confirmed for day and evening.
    • Sponsorship. We’re very pleased to confirm we have had several cash donations from local companies.  Huge thanks go to WJ (£500), IDN (£300), Redrow (£150), County Hardwoods (£100).
    • Bake Off.  More plans for the Bake Off will be announced soon, but for now get your thinking caps on for a spaced themed cake competition. Thanks to 9 year old Izzy and her Mum Bev for organising this.
    • Junk Modelling. Another enterprising 9 year old, Nathanial, is also helping us out by organising a junk modelling stall with a little help from Mum Dee.  See his test rocket for his Lego man below – awesome!
Junk modelling

Demo of the junk model that can be made at PIP.

  • Tickets. Tickets will be on sale at the School Fayre on 21 May, 11.30-13.30.
    Entertainment/activities. Professor Bumble will be making balloon animals demonstrating circus skills. Fizz Pop Science has been booked and will do science shows and workshops for kids.  There will also be a bungee trampolines and laser clay shooting.
  • Displays and family games. There will be a Drama display, Tae Kwon Do, 3 legged or Sack Race, Zumba, Tug of War and Egg Toss

Next meeting:  9 June 2016, The Bell, 8pm.

PIP16 – 3rd Planning Meeting

The 3rd Party in the Park planning meeting was held last week.  Jo Morrison, Adrian Birch, David Knight, Mina Guest, Steve Greenhalgh, Colin & Gemma Hodges, Bev Jane, Dee Finch, Avril Nelson and Nigel were in attendance.

Lots of ideas and actions were discussed, including:

Bar:  Adrian has applied for the licence. Steve has sourced a refrigerated van to help with keeping stock cold.  David is in discussion with local brewery for good some good deals on beer.

Food Tenders: Adrian updated us on the companies that have applied for hot food pitches, and the team decided which ones were successful.  There will be: burgers, fish n chips, hog roast, pizza and curry stalls.  We will advertise full details of suppliers in due course.

Charity: This year we are hoping to donate to a local charity, or arrange a charitable event for villagers.  Suggestions were OAP Christmas lunch or commemorative coins for school children. Committee and volunteers are to come up with ideas and we would welcome suggestions from the community.  Please comment below or email us at info@creechpartyinthepark.com.

Bake-Off discussed at meeting

Creech Bake Off:  Bev’s 9 year old daughter has taken this over! She wants to make it a space theme.  She has already sourced 2 amazing prizes – £50 Lakeland voucher and a family ticket to Bristol aquarium (worth around £40). Well done Izzy, this is fantastic stuff.

Raffle:  There are some amazing raffle prizes being donated, including:  hot air balloon rides (worth £300), Vitamix (worth £500), Champagne and chocolates, massage/reflexology session, and a manicure. Huge thank you to our sponsors:  Aerosaurus, HomeInstead, Purple Rose and Nails by Lindz for some of these fab prizes.

Stalls:  Confirmed stalls so far include:  Kingston Exotics (reptile handling), WI, Ems Allsorts (handmade items), Fire Brigade, Forever Aloe Vera, Taunton Running Club, Natures Treasures Spirit Health Club, Disneypops Delights (toy stall), Chocolate Kisses, cake stalls and cake decorating for kids.

NEXT MEETING:  Thursday 14 April, 8pm, The Bell Inn  – everyone welcome.

Food, glorious food!

We are pleased to confirm that we will have a range of hot and cold food on offer at Party in the Park 2015. Gourmet burgers, fish and chips, baked goods and ice cream will all be on offer from commercial vendors throughout the day and evening. Vegetarian options will be available.

Great Tastes

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Delicious burgers from Great Tastes

Great Tastes were with us during the day in 2014 and are back again this year all day and night offering delicious, quality, speciality burgers.  Their burgers are made by a butcher in Dorset using meat sourced as locally as possible and includes:

  • Wild boar
  • Buffalo
  • Venison with buffalo
  • Lamb
  • Beef

Burgers are served in baps made by an artisan baker near Bruton with locally made chutneys and a Somerset cheese slice.

Find out more at:  www.greattastes.co.uk

Barry the Baker

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Mouthwatering baked goods from Barry the Baker

Having supported the event for the past 2 years, and local to Creech, Barry the Baker will be providing a selection of quality baked products, using traditional methods of baking.

Freshly made sandwiches, filled rolls, savouries and cakes will be available at the daytime and Afterdark event.

Find out more at:  www.barrythebaker.co.uk

Nippy Chippy

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Tasty fish and chips from Nippy Chippy

Another local food provider, the Nippy Chippy will be around at the day and nightime event and offering a delicious choice of traditional fried dishes including fish and chips.

The Nippy Chippy was with us at the 2013 daytime event and we are delighted they are back again this year.

Find out more at: www.facebook.com/nippy.chippy.37

Alfies Ices

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Yummy ice creams.

Back for a third year, Alfies Ices will be providing thirst quenching and delicious ice creams  and drinks throughout the day and night.

Find out more at: www.alfiesices.co.uk