Dell Park Family Festival

The Friends of the Dell Park Family Festival was held at the Castle Dell in Chepstow. The event was organised by CHIP Chepstow. This is a local hub providing information for parents about the surrounding area, activities, groups, events and useful information to celebrate National Children’s Day About Organizer.

IMG_2595 copy.jpgOlivia Ayris (6) and Elsa Morgan (3) from Caldicot enjoying the face painting.

IMG_2581 copy.jpgOrganisers for The Friends of the Dell Park: Clare Adams, Vicky Burston-Yates and Karen Chadwick.

IMG_2607 copy.jpgThe 1st Sedbury Tidenham Scout Group provide outdoor activities for local young people such as map reading, camping and shelter building. From the 1st Sedbury Tidenham Scout Group is photographed (Left to Right): Andy Ballard (Assistant Cub Leader), Debbie Stark (Beaver Scout Leader) with Tomas and Ewan Mc Allister (cub scouts).

IMG_2593 copy.jpgMany groups performed on stage to entertain the crowds.

IMG_2612 copy.jpgGirlguiding is the operating name of The Guide Association, previously named The Girl Guides Association and is the national guiding organisation of the United Kingdom. It is the UK’s largest girl-only youth organisation. Photographed from Girlguiding Gwent are: Joanne White, Stephanie Benyon and Rhian Burrows with Katie Burrows (9).

Joanne said: “I am the newest recruit and I think that guiding is great fun! We work with girls from the age of five through to adulthood. We teach young people life skills including independent thinking, decision making and we actively encourage girls to get active and have lots of fun and make new friends.”

IMG_2618 copyMembers of Chepstow Taekwondo Academy who took part in a display. The group meet at Chepstow Leisure Centre. Photographed centre is Instructor Ken Bloomfield.

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Kevin Taylor from the Chepstow sweatshop Chateau Bonbon in St. Marys Street was at hand with sw

eats for the children and parents. Kevin said: “Owning a sweatshop is one of my wife’s lifelong ambitions. I enjoy tasting the product as well as meeting more people both local and visitors to the town.”

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