Pictures: Beach hosts first polo tournament

PUBLISHED: 21:03 12 July 2019

Brean beach held its first polo tournament on Saturday    Picture: Sarah Harris

Brean beach held its first polo tournament on Saturday Picture: Sarah Harris

Sarah Harris

Families flocked to a beach polo tournament in Somerset on Saturday.

Brean beach held its first polo tournament on Saturday    Picture: Sarah HarrisBrean beach held its first polo tournament on Saturday Picture: Sarah Harris

Dozens of spectators attended the free event, which was run in conjunction with Warren Farm Holiday Centre.

The event saw two teams of participants play several matches of polo on the stretch of Brean beach, opposite The Beachcomber pub, in Warren Road.

Meanwhile, festival and arena 
DJ, Mark Daniels provided commentary and entertained the crowd between matches.

Organiser, Michael Ball, said the debut event at the weekend was a 'success'.

Brean beach held its first polo tournament on Saturday    Picture: Sarah HarrisBrean beach held its first polo tournament on Saturday Picture: Sarah Harris

He believes it could be the first of several it holds in Somerset.

Michael added:"We're really pleased with the turnout for Brean's first official beach polo event at the weekend.

"Well done to the winning team, Jurassic Park.

"It was great to host something a bit different on the beach.

Brean beach held its first polo tournament on Saturday    Picture: Sarah HarrisBrean beach held its first polo tournament on Saturday Picture: Sarah Harris

"We hope to hold more polo in Brean."


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