Wild West fun continues in Brent Knoll today (Monday)
to Brent Knoll will
this weekend be able to experience the Wild West at a garden centre
while helping raise funds for Help for Heroes.
Garden World in Brent Knoll near Burnham-On-Sea is hosting a Wild
West Re-enactment Weekend on Sunday August 26th and Bank Holiday
Monday August 27th during normal garden centre opening hours.
Tyzack, Manager of Sanders Garden World, said: "We are delighted
to be hosting the Wild West Re-enactment Weekend. It is the seventh
time we have held the event and it has proved extremely popular
with visitors in the past."
is a great day out for the whole family and everyone can get involved
and experience a little of what life was like in Western America
during the 19th century."
Boots and Saddles Western Re-enactment & Living History Club,
which will be doing the re-enactment at the garden centre, aims
to raise money for charity while providing people with a glimpse
of the Wild West.
added: "There will be a dress parade showing how civil war
military, Native Americans, townsfolk and pioneers dressed during
will also be a variety of Wild West scenes, including an American
Civil War battle, Native American Indian dancing and shoot-outs.
involved in the re-enactment will be dressed in the style of the
era and there will be mock examples of gun fights, which were
typical in the Wild West during the 1800s.
Rouse, Trail Boss of The Boots & Saddles Western Re-enactment
& Living History Club, explained: "We will be setting
up a western frontier town and living history camp with authentic
tents of the 1800s. Visitors will be able to look around the tents
and get a feel for what life was like during the era."
will also be various Western-themed side shows and games for both
children and adults to take part in during the event, including
a cactus hoopla, horse shoe throwing and a wheel of fortune. On
Sunday, we will be holding a fancy dress competition for children
to the re-enactment will cost £1 for adults and 50p for
children under 16. All proceeds will be donated to the charity
Help for Heroes.