Welly wanging contest leads Berrow club's Somerset fun day
wanging was among the traditional activities laid on at a Somerset-themed
fun day in Berrow on Saturday (July 20th).
annual event was held at Berrow and Brean Recreation Club and
on the village green, attracting a steady flow of visitors.
event was organised to celebrate everything that's great about
Somerset, from traditional food and drink, to old-style traditional
games," one of the organisers, Dave Tomkin, told Burnham-On-Sea.com.
had good support from local people and visitors - it was a fun
day for all."
welly wanging, apple bobbing and face painting proving popular
with the youngsters in particular. The great weather was a bonus."
event, held to raise money for good causes, ended with an evening
of live music from popular folk music group The Fallen Apples.
Organisers from the club planned a whole afternoon of activities
The welly wanging contest proved a hit with young and old
Welly wanging is all about technique, as this thrower demonstrated
A golden welly boot was on offer to the winners of the traditional
Traditional Somerset beers and ciders were also on offer
during the day