Newsletter 2 July 2019   –  nsmra.org/


Grand Annual Street Sale


Every year since time began, we have all had stuff we want to get rid of.  And NSMRA has provided the answer in our neighbourhood through the medium of the Grand Annual Street Sale.   

So adjust your diaries to 31 August 2019 and mark that date with an indelible mark.  For the Grand Annual Street Sale (GASS) 2019 will happen thereon.    

So what is GASS? Essentially, we turn our curtilages into stalls, selling our stuff to each other, and to those who come from outside in search of the Titian that has been sitting in your attic, or the surplus plums from your tree, the eel and quince preserve you have lovingly created, or your mother in law.

The main activity takes place around the church, and tables are available there if you are far away.

But that is not all.  Because before the Street Sale is the Beating of the Bounds.  Imagine a benign Pied Piper of Hamelin, leading children on a willow-frond powered rampage through our streets.

Is there no end to this excitement? Probably not. But can you help? If you can please come to the…


9 July 2019 at 155 Haliburton Road.  7.30pm.  Bring your ideas.



Dates for your diary

31 August 2019 – Grand Annual Street Sale
12 October 2019 – International Food Day (provisional)



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