NEARLY 500 people attended a day of family fun over the weekend.
The Lammack Summer Fayre took place on Saturday August at Queen Elizabeth’s Grammar School Sports Hall in Blackburn.
.Alf Green, Chairman of the Organizing Committee, said: “We had a very successful event which was very well received by all involved. The Deputy Mayor of Blackburn with Darwen, Cllr Parwaiz Akhtar opened the proceedings and local councilors came to visit.
“Stand owners were unanimous in saying how much they enjoyed the day and that they thought the venue and organization were excellent.
“We just wanted to have a great day for the community, and I know we achieved that goal”
He had the support of the 1V (One Voice) scouts who were on hand to help young children with the many outdoor activities as well as fun indoor activities like rock painting, colouring, beading, paintings etc.
The bouncy castle proved to be a draw, as did Snack-o-Clock’s ice cream van, pizza oven, BBQ, slush machine and Potatwists.
The Fayre had stalls including arts and crafts items, handmade crochet items, a cheese stand, cakes, cookies, pastries, chocolates, candies, marshmallows, soaps , shampoos, candles, clothes and accessories, scarves, shawls, jewellery, perfumes, care products, beauty and make-up products, books, glassware and porcelain.
The star of the show was Catherine, the professional children’s entertainer.
Mr Green said: ‘It was a pleasure to watch Catherine interact and engage fully with the children. The speed with which she was able to create balloon dogs and swords was amazing. The kids left the show happy, smiling with balloons held high.”