Bramble Bears Playgroup celebrates its 50th year Anniversary

This April, in 2018, Bramble Bears Playgroup in Ashwellthorpe, Norfolk will celebrate its 50th Anniversary with a drop-in event for the community as well as all past and present families who attended the playgroup.

Bramble Bears playgroup, originally named Ashwellthorpe Village Preschool began in 1968 with a few local families from the village of Ashwellthorpe and was run by parents. The playgroup has grown and grown and been well attended throughout the years and still remains a proud part of the community today. In 2016, Bramble Bears was featured in the EDP newspaper following a very good Ofsted report.

The playgroup is proud of its heritage and its child-led approach and ethos. Bramble Bears in still run today by a committee of parents and has a very good staff team. Over the years the playgroup has formed excellent links with local schools and child minders in the area.

To celebrate its 50th Anniversary Bramble Bears Playgroup is having a community drop-in event at Ashwellthorpe Village Hall on Saturday 28th April between 11am-3pm. Activities include a village bear hunt, a display of old photos and memorabilia, raffle, name the bear competition and bear biscuit decorating. Come and join us for anniversary celebration cake, everyone welcome!

50th poster