was lots of fun to be had by all at Bridstow School on Saturday
afternoon at a special Community Fun Day that had been organized
by the school, Bridstow Parish Council and many other groups
and organizations from the village. There were lots of side-shows
and stalls to be enjoyed, demonstrations of dancing by the
children and a lovely song which a young choir sang a song
not only in two part harmony, but also in Welsh.
the day began with beautiful sunshine, clouds began to loom
as opening time approached and after Councillor Harry Bramer
opened the event, the heavens opened bestowing a quick,
but heavy shower. Undaunted, the crowds hid under the shelter
of the gazebos until the storm subsided, then it was back
to business and the tug-of-war contest.
were three teams in the adults contest: The White Lion,
The Posties and Bridstow Parents. After some very entertaining
contests, The White Lion team were declared the winners.
Well done to Dave, (Coach), Vic, Laister, Christo, Ricky,
Steve, Nick, Wayne and Alan. (Yes, I did say Alan!) It was
suggested that the winning team try to pull against the
steam engine that James Lilwall had taken along for the
children to ride on, however, it was not to be. Too many
children wanted to be driven around by it.
body seemed to enjoy the afternoon and it is hoped that
the Bridstow Community Fun Day will become a popular, annual
event. You can see some of the fun that went on by watching