All the fun of the fair at Birchwood Carnival


Pictures John Hopkins

AFTER a rallying cry for volunteers it was on with the show at the annual Birchwood Carnival which included all the fun of the fair.

The event at Birchwood Park last Sunday started with a procession led by the local Batido Rio drummers and included “Pedal Power vs Parkour,” an All Breeds dog show run by the Greyhound Trust Merseyside and Cheshire. Other activities included a fancy dress competition, Northern Starr Dance, Sankey Gems Morris Dancing, fairground attractions, circus workshops, donkey rides, magic shows and a wide variety of charity stalls.
There were also craft activities, a drum workshop and local history displays.
Sponsors included Birchwood Town Council, Warrington Borough Council. Friends of Birchwood Forest Park, Birchwood Lions, Your Housing Group, Sellafield Ltd, Orano, Birchwood Park , Birchwood Shopping Centre, Buddha Group, PPL PRS Ltd and Aldi.


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