Goostrey Rose Day 2014

A lovely slice of village life

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I spent saturday in the company of a set of happy villagers celebrating their Rose Day in Goostrey in Cheshire.

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The day is all about celebration, of their young folk, of their community and of their dedication to keeping the village traditions alive and well. Everyone takes on a role to make sure the day ran smoothly and by golly it did just that. There was tug of war, greasy poles, tom-bolas, fair rides, coconut shy and cake and fun stalls for everyone.

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There were many people wearing weird and wonderful outfits too.

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There was some great dancing, all the way from Africa no less !

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Competitions in categories of the best single rose, floral displays, (and a little display of my own !) More available here.

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and my most favourite of all, the children’s competition to create monsters out of fruit… priceless !

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Look at these, how wonderful are they ?

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