Bridgetown cel­e­brates.

Manjimup-Bridgetown Times - - Times Life -

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.

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