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Summer fair will mark Whitley Bay school’s centenary year

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A special fair is taking place to mark a school’s centenary year.

Woodlawn School, in West Monkseaton, is hosting its Centenary Summer Fair on Saturday, from noon to 3pm.

To mark the occasion, volunteers will be dressing in period costume for the event

Stalls include a posh tombola, bottle lotto, chocolate tombola, a silent auction and a raffle. Games will include Guess The Weight of The Cake, Guess the Number of Sweeties in a Jar and Guess Teddy’s Name.

There will also be Paula’s Pots & Posies, Handmade Toys & Accessories by Anne Longstaff and stalls selling jewellery and Bit’n’bobs.

There will be hotdogs, beverages, ice-cream, cakes and cream teas.

Woodlawn, in Drumoyne Gardens, is a school for children from two to 19-years-old with physical, medical and sensory needs.

Gill Wilson, headteacher, said: “It would be fabulous to see as many people as possible from the wider community come to celebrate our hundredth birthday at our Centenary Summer Fair, which we hope will be a fun filled afternoon.

“Many thanks to our many supporters for the generous donations we have received for the Fair.”

The event has been organised by Woodlawn Parents & Friends Association.

Gifts and prizes have been given by Alnwick Gardens, Aloe Vera Centre, Anne Thomas, Beamish Museum, Blueberry Square, Café 129, Catling Bakery, Copy Shop Cruz Hairworks, Debenhams, Elsee, Fizziwigs, Fleurt, Francesca, GD Ewen, Just to Say, Greetings (Tynemouth), Hana Hotpotz, Happy Planet, Hound Dog Music, Kelly’s DIY, Moorhouse Farm, NTC Catering Services, PureKnead, Re-create Today, Robinson Optometrists, Selby & Eke, Sia Barbers, Tracey Sturrock, Washington Wetland Centre, Whitehouse Farm and Whitley Bay Golf club.

Tynemouth’s MP Alan Campbell has donated a bottle of House of Commons Whisky, autographed by the Speaker the Right Honourable John Bercow MP.