The Great Get Together! Street party to honour the memory of Jo Cox

The Great Get Together

Great News!

We are delighted to announce that we have formally been granted permission to hold a street party to honour the memory of Jo Cox – Sunday June 18th

It will be held in Park Road Colliers Wood SW19 12.00 noon – 17.00 pm

The Great Get Together

We have also been granted permission to close Park Road Colliers Wood between the junctions of Marlborough and Cavendish Road. (Permission given by London Borough of Merton and the Emergency Services)



We will request that residents who own vehicles and park in the area of Park road that is to be closed off to move their vehicles to nearby surrounding roads on the Saturday evening 17th June. (The day before the event is to be held).



Please bring enough food and refreshment for your family and friends and a little bit extra to share with your neighbours.

Ideally this should be brought in a cool box and plastic containers.  This will make it easy to transport and re-store should it rain (Hopefully not!)

No glass or bottles will be allowed to be used at the party.  Please ensure that you bring plastic tumblers or wine glasses only.  We would be very upset it if anyone got hurt.


FANCY DRESS – We encourage you to dress up for the day  (Especially the children)

Park Road residents – It would be great if each household could decorate the front of their premises with bunting etc. for the day.  If you have any further suggestions, please let us know

A RAFFLE will be held to raise funds for :-The TRUSSELL food bank

(local charity) and also BOWEL CANCER UK .



The Community Centre – High Street Colliers Wood – 12.00 – 1700 pm.

St Joseph’s Hall – Park Road – 2.00 – 17.00 pm.



12.15 pm  Lauren Matthews – Children’s Ballet Display

12.30 pm    Captain Cutlass – Children’s Entertainer

12.30 – 3.30 pm  Sharyn Morris – Face Painter

12.30 – 13.30 pm  Glitter Fake Tattoos

13.30 – 2.30 pm  Bollywood Indian Dance Workshop

2.00 pm – 3.30 pm  Circo Rio – Circus Workshop

2.30 pm – 3.00 pm  Colliers Wood Chorus

3.05 pm – 3.15 pm    Guest Singers

3.15 pm – 3.20  pm Raffle results

3.30 pm – 4.00 pm The Colliers Wood International Ukelele Orchestra

4.15 pm – 4.45 pm  We Happy Few – Rockabilly Group

4.45 pm Closing speech



We want you to get the best out of your day, so in your best interest, we request that all children be accompanied by an adult who will be responsible for their safety.



We request that Park Road residents provide a recycling bin for the day.

We have a group of volunteers who will take the rubbish to the recycling centre on the day after the party.  (We welcome other volunteers to help us) The more the merrier!



We would really appreciate some help with setting up at 9.00 am

(A team of volunteers will be meeting near St Joseph’s church hall Park Road at 9.00 am)

We also require help to dismantle gazebos and moving chairs etc.  at 17.00 pm



We would like to express our thanks to the following for their generous donations

Burge and Gunson, eddisonwhite, The Hair Room, The Party Shop, Waffle Jacks

Coffee in the Wood, The Craft Shop, The Royal Standard , local residents, and also, The Party Shop, Sharyn Morris

We also held a Vintage Tea dance where we raised £445.00.

(Many thanks to the volunteers and all of those who supported us on the day)

The money raised is being used to pay for the following:

Glitter hand decoration, Bollywood dance workshop, Captain Cutlass children’s entertainer, Rainbow Art workshop, Face painting, plus a Circus skills workshop.

We are also most grateful to :-

Christopher Killerby (Colliers Wood Chorus) Peter Garrett (We Happy Few) and Derek Lomas (Colliers Wood International Ukelele Orchestra)

Who will not be charging us for their performances
For further information, please contact us by Email –

Alternatively please drop a note through the front door No.28 Park Road

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