Caversham 100 Years On
Celebrating our Heritage 

2011     

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The Grand Caversham Garden Party, Saturday 10 September in Caversham Court Gardens
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Emily at work

Fixing the sail over the vinery

The marquee in place

Setting up the exhibitions

Preparing cream teas

Frances in the kiosk

Caversham Horticultural Society
prizes

Bernard ready with his shove
halfpenny boards

Keith keeping the facilities
spick and span

Some prize entries

Preparing to welcome visitors

The High Society Jazz Band

Progress Theatre and friends

Dressed for the occasion

Play Rangers keeping the children
busy

The Brickwork Poets reading in the
vinery


Busy in the marquee

The suffragettes prepare to land


Enjoying the exhibits

Guessing the weight of the cabbage

The Mayor takes tea with the
suffragettes

A rainbow heralds a beautiful
evening

Enjoying the music

Local choir - Rivarate



The sun sets over the Thames


The trees lit against the night sky



Musikissmo round off the evening


The end of the day


Launching the banner

Launching the banner with help from Caversham Primary School

Launching the banner with help from Caversham Primary School.

Pictures donated to the website

St Peter’s Churchyard, detail of the obelisk monument to the Crawshay family, owners of Caversham Park in the nineteenth century.

St Peter’s Churchyard, monument to members of the Parritt family, who lost two young sons within a week of each other in 1849, doubtless due to a childhood disease.

Caversham Primary (Hemdean Rd) School children performing for parents in about 1942. Dancers in the front were Dorothy and Romaine. The infants acting out nursery rhymes were dressed in crepe paper costumes. Flowers in ‘Mary Mary how does your garden grow’ included Brenda, Sheila, Pamela; the King and Knave of Hearts were Bill and Ian, Simple Simon, Michael, Bo Peep in bonnet with ribbon, Joy, Old Mother Hubbard in mob cap, Leonore. Next to King of Hearts is Gill with Barbara on her other side. Stella is one of the older children in the back row between Gill and Bill.


St Peter’s Churchyard, monument to members of the Love family in the form of a classical Greek sarcophagus, very fashionable in the early nineteenth century.

Caversham Primary School, then known as Hemdean Road School during a road safety lesson - possibly during World War II.

Families from Valentine Crescent and Norman Road Caversham at St John’s Hall, celebrating the end of WW2. Dr Logan Dahne, local GP, presides.

 Pictures of Caversham Bridge both old and new.

 
Here are some of the entries to the Logo Competition

   

Winning logo design by Frances, St Martin's Catholic Primary School

 Winning logo design by Frances, St Martin's Catholic Primary School.
Drawing by Katie and Rosie, 2nd Emmer Green Brownies Drawing by Natalina, St Martin's Catholic Primary School Drawing by Georgia, St Martin's Catholic Primary School
Drawing by Elsie and Juliet, 2nd Emmer Green Brownies Drawing by Susannah, 2nd Emmer Green Brownies Drawing by Varenyam, Caversham Preparatory School
 
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