Big crowds flock to sunny rescheduled Berrow Village Fayre
crowds turned out at Berrow's rescheduled village fayre on Saturday
(June 5th), a month after heavy winds led to the event's postponement.
event was officially opened by Richard Cadell from Children's
ITV with Sooty, who is pictured here.
was a far cry from the first attempt to hold the event a month
ago when high winds damaged
marquees and tents on the village's playing field on May 2nd,
as reported here.
The event was therefore rearranged - and this time the
of stalls, traditional games, classic cars and other entertainment
was held on on the Red Road Playing Fields, as pictured here.
Lynn Smith from Berrow Community Association told Burnham-On-Sea.com:
"Fortunately, the weather was must kinder to us this month
and we had around 700 visitors, which was a great turnout."
weather stayed fine and calm for much of the afternoon, much to
Fayre is organised by the Berrow Community Associations
Entertainment Team and all proceeds will go towards the Berrow
Village Hall Project, which covers the refurbishment and extension
of the much-loved hall.
2009 event raised over £5,500 and it is hoped a similar
amount will have been raised this year.