Tideswell Wakes 2016

August 17, 2016 | 0 Comments | Filed under: 2016, September 2016

As Chair of the Wakes Committee, I would just like to thank everyone for their kind comments and letters we received after Wakes. It was a fantastic week as I hope you will all agree. Tideswell was very busy throughout the week, but particularly on Carnival day, which is always nice to see. Just over £1435 was raised by the street collection which took a lot of counting with over £140 in 5p pieces alone! The standard of the house, street and fancy dress decorations was once again very high and the standard just keeps getting better and better, year on year!

Congratulations to…… Best Decorated Shop/Business: 1st Tindalls 2nd The Cherry Tree 3rd The Old Workshop (Manchester Road) Best Decorated Street or Group of Houses: 1st Lower Terrace Road 2nd Fountain Street 3rd Market Square Best Decorated House: 1st Bagshaw Hall 2nd Meadow View 3rd Dovetail/White Cottage Highly Commended 4 Condcliff Terrace Best Home Made Bunting/Comedy Clothes Line: 1st Meadow View (Swinging 60’s) 2nd Glen Elden (It’ll all come out in the wash) 3rd Midnight Barn (Tidza Wakes) Best Decorated Scarecrow: 1st Brian Woodall’s 1930’s theme 2nd 7 Fountain Street “Darling Buds of May” 3rd Everest 1953 Lower- Terrace Road Best Decorated Float -Adult 1st Markovitz 2nd Flying Tideswell 3rd Toy Story Best Decorated Float -Children 1st Tidza’s Indian Tikka McGala 2nd Aladdin 3rd Litton’s got Talent Best Decorated Pram,Pushchair or Bicycle: 1st Awesome Four 2nd All Creatures Great & Small 3rd Destiny’s Trolley Best Music on a Float: 1st Big Bettney’s Tours 2nd Aladdin 3rd Tidza’s Indian Tikka McGala.

Wakes simply wouldn’t happen without a team of willing and reliable volunteers to help us put on fun, enjoyable but above all safe events throughout the week, so a huge thank you to everyone who contributed to making our 70th anniversary year extra special and successful!

Of course, none of this would be possible without the dedicated and hard working Committee members who work all year round to make sure Wakes is a roaring success, so thanks must also go to Caroline, Cathy, Denise, Gillian, Howie, Jo, John, Julie, Liz, Nicky, Paul, Polly and Sharon. Our A.G.M Will be held on Wednesday 05 October 7:30 pm @ George Inn, Tideswell

Andrew Turner

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