Tricks and treats at vil­lage show

Buckinghamshire Advertiser - - FRONT PAGE - by TOM HER­BERT tom.her­bert@trin­i­tymir­ror.com Twit­ter: @TRHer­bert

THOU­SANDS de­scended on Chal­font St Giles for the pop­u­lar vil­lage show.

Vis­i­tors flocked to the event on Satur­day and en­joyed tra­di­tional en­ter­tain­ments in­clud­ing a dog show, a fair­ground and craft demon­stra­tions.

Spec­tac­u­lar dis­plays in the main arena drew the crowds to watch a mo­tor­bike stunt team, the Dor- set Ax­e­men, Pony Polo Cross and Van­der Wheel of Death, while lo­cal groups showed off their tal­ents in the com­mu­nity arena with dis­plays of danc­ing and yoga.

The live auc­tion raised well over £1,000 from bids for Wim­ble­don tennis tick­ets, beauty treat­ments and golf days and many oth­ers.

The honey show and com­pe­ti­tion mar­quee with more than 900 en­tries for flower, fruit and veg­etable grow­ing, arts and crafts.

A to­tal of 37 tro­phies were pre­sented, 11 of which were ju­nior cups to chil­dren from pre school to years 10 and 11.

Sur­plus money is paid to lo­cal char­i­ties and other or­gan­i­sa­tions which can ap­ply for dona­tions to their ac­tiv­i­ties or projects.

A pub­lic re­view is at 8pm on Tues­day Septem­ber 12 in the Gar­dens’ As­so­ci­a­tion Hall.

The dog show was a pop­u­lar at­trac­tion

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