Vikings and crowds invade fair

THE Vikings made a welcome return to Nailsea over the Bank Holiday for the annual May fair festivities. Thousands of people poured into the Scotch Horn Park on May day for the event which is organised each year by Nailsea Scouts. Visitors enjoyed a Viking

THE Vikings made a welcome return to Nailsea over the Bank Holiday for the annual May fair festivities.Thousands of people poured into the Scotch Horn Park on May day for the event which is organised each year by Nailsea Scouts.Visitors enjoyed a Viking re-enactment, music from local bands Rob the Rich, The Illustrated and Trev in a Fez and walking around the many charity stalls and attractions.The six-a-side cub football tournament was also well supported with 1st Nailsea Compass taking 1st place, 1st Nailsea Concorde scooping 2nd prize and 1st Nailsea green and yellow securing third prize.May Fair organiser Richard Simmonds said: "Despite the drizzly weather people still came along to support the event."The whole weekend was excellent and went off without a hitch and raised £3,800 for the scouts."The money will be used on improving parking facilities at the scout HQ in Hannah More Road.Pictured are Sam and Alex getting ready for a go on the coconut stall.


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