37th Annual Ram Roast – Saturday 4th May 2013

This years 37th annual event takes place at The Abney Scout & Guide centre, Newlands Road, Cheadle SK8 2PD on Saturday 4th May 2013.

The afternoon kicks off with a procession leaving Brookfield Park off Wilmslow Road, Cheadle at 1.15pm. The procession is made up of Beaver and Cub Scouts being transported on colourful wagons to the Abney centre making as much noise as possible. It will be lead by Northenden Pipe Band as it leaves Brookfield Park, turns right onto Wilmslow Road towards Cheadle High Street. At the traffic lights it turns rights along the High Street and then left into Manchester Road, turning immediate right into Newlands Road beside the Cenotaph at Cheadle Green before coming to a stop outside the Scout & Guide Centre.

Admission to the event is by programme. The programmes (£1 each) can be bought in advance or on the day.  Children under the age of fifteen and uniformed members of the Scout Association get in FREE. The programme includes a Lucky Programme Draw Slip with three top prizes. Official opening is at 2.15pm.

During the afternoon there are displays in the arena from Northenden Pipe Band, Phoenix and Amberelles Morris Dancing Troupe’s and Shikata Shotokan Karate Club.

Around 30 stalls and activities for you to enjoy from bouncing castles, sumo wrestling, badge making, tombola, refreshments – including a fresh scone and cup of tea/coffee in our refreshments hall. Taste our famous ‘Ram Butties’, hot dogs and candy floss or try your luck on the coconut shy, chocolate tombola, climbing wall, win a gold fish, have your face painted, bedding plants and lots more, something for every age from the young to the old.

So write the date in your diaries – Saturday 4th May – 2nd Cheadle’s 37th Annual Ram Roast.

All monies raised goes directly back into the Scout Group, helping to provide headquarters, equipment and activities for around 200+ Beavers, Cubs, Scouts, Explorer Scouts and Network members within the Cheadle area.