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Towers Infant and Junior School to celebrate 50th anniversary with ex West Ham footballer and 60s summer fete

PUBLISHED: 12:42 04 June 2018

Towers Infants School in Hornchurch is celebrating its 50th anniversary.

Towers Infants School in Hornchurch is celebrating its 50th anniversary.

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A Hornchurch school is celebrating 50 years since it first opened with a 60s themed summer fete.

Towers Infant and Junior School in Osborne Road opened its doors back in September 1967, and to celebrate on Saturday, June 23 it will be hosting a throwback 60s summer fete, with live music, stalls, crafts, refreshments and games.

From Monday, June 18 until Friday, June 22 the school will be hosting a full week of commemorative activities, and next week children will be taking part in a special 50th anniversary class photograph.

Ex West Ham footballer Alvin Martin will also be taking part in a football competition with youngsters.

Martin spent most of his footballing career at West Ham United and appeared in 598 games for them, scoring 34 goals.

He was With the club for 21 years, and won the 1980 FA Cup with them.

There will also be 60s inspired art installations around both schools and a History of Towers exhibition.

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