The Iver Family Fun Day was run on the 7th July 2018: 12 noon till 4 pm.
Details of the event are as below…..
Evreham Sports Centre, Swallow Street, Iver SL0 0HS
We had the following confirmed attractions etc.
The Raffle Tickets were available in advance and on the day. To be drawn at 3.30 pm at the Fun Day. Winning tickets will be listed here on the website and displayed on the day. Tickets £1 each in books of 10
1 A tour of Pinewood Studios for 2 followed by lunch in Pinewood’s Hitchcock Restaurant
2 1 year’s free membership at Evreham Sports Centre, worth £490
3 Venture Photography Voucher worth £315
4 £50 gift voucher for La Palma Restaurant Iver Heath
5 Box of Tomy Toys
6 2 x Pinewood Cinema tickets
7 Sunday roast for 4 at The Swan, Iver
8 Breakfast for 4 at The Swan, Iver
9 Wash, Cut and Style at Paul Antony, High Street, Iver
10 Box of Tomy Toys
11 £20 Iver Flowerland gift voucher
12 Breakfast for 2 at Naylors Deli, High Street, Iver
13 3 course meal for 2 at The Red Lion, Iver
14 Vintage Velvet Bath Gift Set courtesy of Iver Flowerland
15 2 bottles of wine courtesy of The Stage and Hounds Iver Heath
16 6 weeks of dog training classes at Iver Dog Training club
17 Voucher for a 2 hour life coaching session courtesy of Head for Happiness
18 £20 treatment from Kelly at Golden Tanz Lashes George Green
19 Large M & S pamper collection containing 8 items
20 Voucher for an express facial from Vikkis Beautique Langley
21 Small manicure set with M & S floral collection hand creams
22 Folding wooden wine rack
23 3 Baylis and Harding hand creams
24 Box of botanical infusions for gin and tonic
25 DIY Message Light Box
26 Host your own wine tasting kit
27 A bag of preserves
28 1 Bottle Chaumet sparkling perry and 1 bottle Belletti Bucks Fizz
Prizes 29 to 40 are all 10 day passes for Evreham Gym
Stage Performances by
Iver Village Infant School, Iver Junior School, Iver Singers and Iver Heath Junior School and Steelosophical – steel band music.
Food and Drink
Franca’s Ice Cream Van
"Burgers & Baguettes" stall selling Chips, Cheesy Chips, Curried Chips, Jumbo Pork Hot Dog, Frankfurter Hot dog, Cheese Hot Dog, Chicken Nuggets, Chicken Burger, Burgers, Cheese Burger, Vegetarian Burger, Bacon Burger, Egg Burger, Sausage Baguette/rolls, Sausage Baguette/rolls,
Cheese Salad Baguette/roll, Ham Salad Baguette/roll, Tuna Mayo Baguette/roll, Hot + Cold Drinks Inc Milkshakes and slush puppie.
The Swan Pub Iver selling freshly barbecued Indian Food such as Tikka Rolls, Kebab Rolls and Chicken curry and rice.
Attractions and Activities
Registration was on the day from 12 noon Judge Diana Morgans
1. Prettiest Female
2. Handsomest Dog
3. Waggiest Tail
4. Golden Oldies over 9 yrs
5. Dog Judge would like to take home
6. Best and Reserve in Show
(winners of all classes)
Rosettes for 1st to 4th place
Rosette for Best and Reserve in Show
Entry £2 per class or three classes £5
All profits will be presented to Battersea Dogs and Cats Home (who will be having a stall) on the stage at the end of the day.
Basil and Crew Petting Zoo – goats/kids, sheep/lambs, chickens, ducks, rabbits and guinea pigs. Shetland ponies or donkey
Fire Engine – will be parked on the car park from 2 till 4 pm (subject to not being called out)
Bungee Run by Sunshine Events
Inflatable Football Shootout by Sunshine Events
Fitness Challenge by Better Leisure
Giant Games run by Sarah and Daf
Lego Tent – sponsored by Iver Dry Cleaners
Face Painting – sponsored by Iver Post Office
Balloon Modelling – sponsored by SMB autos (provided by Bonkers4Balloons)
Storytime at Usborne Books (1pm, 2pm and 3 pm)
Jez Allinson as Stormtrooper for photographs –
hear all about his marathon marathons and other longer feats of
endurance wearing the costume. Was the fastest star wars character
in the London Marathon 2017. He raises money for children’s charities –
Make a Wish and Spread a Smile.
I’d rather be eating Chocolate – Handmade Belgian chocolates
KLP Design – personalised gifts, toys and handmade items
Bonkers4Balloons – balloons
Mrs Blossom and Sniffy books – local author Rachel Sherfield
Utility Warehouse – information and free prize draw (Stephen Ryder)
Battersea Dogs and Cats Home – merchandise goods, leads, collars etc
Therapy Dogs Nationwide – tomobola and lucky dip for children and selling doggy goods.
Fran Millman – photoframes, cards and small gifts
Head for Happiness – life coaching by Tammy Rolfe
St Peter's and St Leonard’s -
St Peter’s and St Leonard’s Church – bottle in a bag
Cake stall -
Sand Art – craft activity
Usborne Books – books and also story time at 1, 2 and 3 pm.
Framboise Candles – selling candles, jewellery and small gifts etc
The Green Kitchen – Home made preserves (Chutneys and jams, chilli sauces and marmalades)
The Ivers Family Fun Day -
The Ivers Good Neighbours Scheme – information and recruitment
Iver Junior School – bottle in a bag for children and adults
Iver Community Childcare -
Halsa Care Group – posture check and discount vouchers
Slimming World – promotion by Kate Lawry
Premier Nursery – information
GLL Better Leisure – fitness challenge
GLL Better Leisure -
Iver Heath Drama Club – information
Iver Heath Drama Club – sweet cart
Nicky Doe – Mickey and Minnie Mouse kids test your strength
Pocket Money Toys – Frances
Wingroves Farm Shop – cakes and savouries
Lucy Luckhurst – Hair braiding and glitter
About the previous Year
In 2017 we held our First Family Fun Day in partnership with GLL Better at the Evreham Sports Centre. This was called The Ivers Family Fun Day and was aimed at community cohesion. It ran from 12 till 4 on Saturday 8th July.
We were blessed with the most beautiful day. We had grants from BAA Heathrow, Relay and Iver Parish Council and Tesco
It was jolly hard work for the organisers on the day (starting at 6 am and finishing at 7 pm) but it was worth it. The Community Spirit which we felt during the day was amazing and I think everybody had a jolly good time.
Feedback from last year
The event was well organised, all the volunteers were extremely friendly and helpful. I did well on the day with sales, and the entertainment on stage was fantastic. I would love to be part of it again next year.
Yes I was really pleased with how the event went and have already had new members joining my groups this week because of seeing me there.
I think my advert looked great in your programme,
Thank you for all your help with our first stall at The Ivers Family Fun Day on Saturday and our congratulations on a successful day. We really enjoyed all the festivities, and we believe that having the stall at The Ivers Family Fun Day will be quite beneficial for us as we met some great contacts in the local community.
We thought it was an excellent day, very well organised! There was a really lovely atmosphere throughout the day. It really did feel like a community!
Also, we thought that it was brilliant not allowing alcohol onto the site and that it worked well finishing at 4pm.