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Site Yelden Village Date Friday 8th September 2017 3:00pm to Sunday 10th September 2017 5:00pm
Stewards Sue G. & Jane Contact numbers
Map ref 153/011670 Post code MK44 1AT
MC(s) Band Leader(s) Alison
Address Yelden Village Hall
Spring Lane
Yelden (sometimes spelt Yielden)
Directions From A6 north of Bedford, turn east into Avenue Road, just before entering Rushden. After approx 1 mile at a Tee junction, turn right into Rushden Road, signposted 'Newton Bromswold'. After 1.5 miles turn right into Newton Bromswold then immediately turn left onto unclassified road to Yelden. Spring Lane is on the left after 1 mile in the centre of Yelden.

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Description Craft Meet Plus Celebration and American Tea

Only 5 miles east of Rushden and 12 miles north of Bedford.
This is a quiet and unspoiled village in Bedfordshire near the borders with Northamptonshire, and Cambridgeshire.
The site is on grass area around the village hall, that is secluded and slightly sloping with a Children playground area in the top end of the site.
Large car park for hard standing camping, down one side of the site.
The village is set in lovely countryside with its own castle mound, a long distance footpath-passing close by.
Meet Details The Craft co-ordinators are Cheryl and Lorraine.

There will be the normal evening gather in the hall on Friday at 7.30pm and craft activities all day Saturday followed by an American Tea before the dance in the evening.

NB. Members with dogs to be on non-grass pitches.

September 9th 1967, in St. Giles Church, Northampton was the Wedding day of Alan and June. As that was 50 years ago, we will be celebrating their Golden Wedding Anniversary day with an American Tea.


Meg : Water Colour Painting - please bring paint, brushes, paper.

Towel Folding - please bring two hand towels and one normal sized bath towel.

Decorate a Bag - please bring scissors, needles, thread. You will also need beads, fabric, ribbons, braids or anything you have to help with the decoration.

Mike Smith : Picture Mounting - please bring a picture to mount.

Sue : Crochet a Coaster - please bring a crochet hook size 3; 3.5 or 4 mm if possible (wool and some hooks provided).

Tosh : Canal Painting.

If all else fails, please bring your own crafts to share with others.