Bircham Centre celebrates centenary with garden party

The Bircham Centre held its Centenary Garden Party in Reepham on Saturday 3 August. The weather was perfect and the garden looked wonderful.

The 130 guests enjoyed an afternoon of music, food and friendship. They were entertained by a recorder duo from the Toot Suite Recorder Ensemble, and tucked into refreshments provided by the Reepham WI and the Reepham Country Market team.
The event was made possible by a grant from the National Lottery Community Fund.
During the afternoon a cheque for £500 was presented by the Reepham & District Rotary Club towards the centre’s Centenary Fund to help with the maintenance and restoration of the building.
A yellow magnolia tree was also planted to commemorate the centenary of the building being given to the residents of Reepham by Samuel Bircham 100 years ago.
Les West, Vice Chair of the Bircham Centre Trustees
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Richard Cooke of Reepham & District Rotary Club (centre) presents a cheque for £500 to Bircham Centre trustees Brenda Green (chair) and Les West (vice chair). Photos: John Tym

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