IN PICTURES: Worle Lions Club hosts family fun day

PUBLISHED: 15:42 29 August 2018 | UPDATED: 15:42 29 August 2018

Cheddar Lions Coconut Shy.    

Picture: MARK ATHERTON

Cheddar Lions Coconut Shy. Picture: MARK ATHERTON

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It was fun and games all around at a Milton recreational ground this weekend.

Weston Freewheelers Blood Bikes.    

Picture: MARK ATHERTONWeston Freewheelers Blood Bikes. Picture: MARK ATHERTON

The Worle Lions Club hosted its annual family fun day to raise money for charities.

Bank holiday Monday saw people of all ages head to Baytree Recreation Ground, in Locking Road, to take part in games, speak to charities and enjoy a cheeky tipple.

Stalls filled half of the ground with people selling baked goods, toys and games.

Cheddar Lions was also down to support its sister club with a traditional coconut shy while the Worle group put toy pigs head-to-head in races.

Refreshments from the Fizzbox.    

Picture: MARK ATHERTONRefreshments from the Fizzbox. Picture: MARK ATHERTON

The event is one of the Worle Lion’s main money raising functions, with funds raised being put back into the community.

The fun day also provided a platform for other charities to do some fundraising, with stalls this year from Children’s Hospice South West, the Weston Freewheelers Blood Bikes and Rosie-May Edwards appeal.

Worle Lions Cake stall.    

Picture: MARK ATHERTONWorle Lions Cake stall. Picture: MARK ATHERTON

Worle Lions Pig Racing.    

Picture: MARK ATHERTONWorle Lions Pig Racing. Picture: MARK ATHERTON

Rosie-May Edwards and mum Josie Edwards helping with the Guess the Name of the Teddy.    

Picture: MARK ATHERTONRosie-May Edwards and mum Josie Edwards helping with the Guess the Name of the Teddy. Picture: MARK ATHERTON

Childrens Hospiice South West fundraisers.    

Picture: MARK ATHERTONChildrens Hospiice South West fundraisers. Picture: MARK ATHERTON

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