BRIDGETOWN residents braved wet weather on Saturday to mark the town’s sesquicentenary. The event featured music, afternoon tea and a variety of games and activities for children before official speeches and a spectacular light and sound show which was projected onto the town hall.
Blackwood Horse and Pony Club members Samantha Waller, 8, Rosie Guazzelli, 11, Maddi Doust, 11, Brooke Waller, 6, Bethany Rutten, 11, Cooper Binks, 6, and Talesha James, 11, with Melissa Waller and Teena James, rear.
Peter and Nadia Thomas warm up with a cup of afternoon tea in the lesser hall with children Adam, 11, left, and Sarah, 14, second from right, and granddaughter Mikaylah 4.
Bridgetown friends Rosemary Ralston, Judy Appleyard and JanWalker rug up to enjoy a stroll along Hampton Street on Saturday before the official celebrations began.
PamHamence, John Karlsson, Libby Burgess and son Rory and Cheryl Hamence enjoy an afternoon tea on Saturday.
Bridgetown-Greenbushes chief executive officer Tim Clynch with Warren-Blackwood MLA Terry Redman, South West MLC Adele Farina, MC Jon Doust and shire president Tony Pratico after the official ceremony.
Wet weather is no dampener for Ernie Bolton, 5, Ashley Cooling, 8, and Teddy Mackerill, 5.
Bridgetown’s Cheryl and Dennis Wilson were among the locals who braved the wet weather.
The Balingup Ukulele Group liven up the town hall during afternoon tea with renditions of popular tunes.
Olivia, 6, and Charlie, 4, Ducker, front, and Rani Holdsworth and Maggie Royce, both 10.