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With the children on half term holiday this week, Dean, Candida and Amanda visit Beech House with the Extra Time Kit Bag, for a bit of a poetic chat.

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An old advertising poster Ives for Football Boots We shall be pleased to quote any Club for 6 PAIRS or over. Blog posts

The Beech House Bakers get rolling with lumps of clay whilst the children rock up at Halesworth and District Museum, to research all manner of things related to football – and one or two that aren’t.

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The children visit the Beech House Bakers at home, where they pair up to create unique origami Trophy Booklets, inspired and prompted by poet and part-time chanteur, Dean Parkin.

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Two rows of school children, each holding a colourful brochure in front of them. Behind them is a screen with the National Lottery Heritage Fund logo clearly visible Blog posts

This week, the poet Dean Parkin visited Beech House and, later, the school children at Edgar Sewter, to find out more about their special Extra Time skills and achievements and then weave them all into a poetic football team.

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Table top football games with players, spectators and white ball Blog posts

The Super Sewter Dudes visit residents at Beech House to finish their football games and play a match together

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Paper people coloured in orange and purple and various coloured felt tip pens Blog posts

Extra Time visits Beech House and Edgar Sewter primary school in Halesworth and the teams prepare the football pitches for their match next week.

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A woman in a blue cardigan, seated in front of a pale wall with ornaments on a narrow shelf, including a curling wooden sculpture Blog posts

The start of a brand new Extra Time season, this time with residents at Beech House Care Home and pupils from the Edgar Sewter Primary School teaming up to explore the stories and traditions behind their local footballing history, using source materials from Halesworth and District Museum.

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In just 12 sessions participants of Suffolk Artlink’s Curious Minds programme in Woodbridge produced the beautiful and inspiring work showcased in the video.

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