450 people tuck into 396lb of meat at Allerton Harvest Home
THE sun was shining over Allerton this weekend for the annual Harvest Home held in the cricket grounds.
Over 430 tickets were sold for the event on Saturday, which raises money for groups and organisations based in the Allerton villages.
With a bar, music and entertainment provided, villagers joined in the fun with children running around laughing and old friends exchanging jokes.
Ware and District Scout group ran a stall for people to play skittles, Allerton Toddler Group were selling books and, for the more adventerous, a bouncy castle, punch-a-cup and coconut shy were on offer by the Beavers Club.
Food was plenty with 36lb of tounge, 130lb of roast beef, 130lb of ham, 100lb or salt beef, 70 apple pies, and 70 cottage loaves. All the food was sourced locally, including the 70 apple pies made by a lady from Burnham-on-Sea.
A hanging Floral competition, decorated pole competition and a lunch time draw ran throughout the day.
At 4.30pm a gymnastics display took centre stage before childrem's sports began at 5pm.
The village dance began at 7pm with a Ceilidh Band playing traditional English, Irish and Scottish music.