Donkey derby delight at scouts fundraiser

PUBLISHED: 08:00 03 July 2015

Riders ready for the first race.

Riders ready for the first race.


Young riders lined up to take part in the popular donkey derby at Backwell School.

Belrobics with Anna McMillan, Jenny Muhlwa and Kim Milliner.Belrobics with Anna McMillan, Jenny Muhlwa and Kim Milliner.

The animals raced across the field while spectators bet on whick donkey would cross the finish line first.

Visitors were also able to fight each other in sumo wrestling suits, burn off steam on the bouncy castle and enjoy a variety of dance and judo demonstrations.

A blind auction was held for a signed Bristol Rovers football.

The event was organised by 1st Backwell Scouts and the money raised from Sunday will go towards its funds.

If you value what this story gives you, please consider supporting the North Somerset Times. Click the link in the orange box below for details.

Become a supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years, through good times and bad, serving as your advocate and trusted source of local information. Our industry is facing testing times, which is why I’m asking for your support. Every single contribution will help us continue to produce award-winning local journalism that makes a measurable difference to our community.

Thank you.

Most Read

Most Read

Latest from the North Somerset Times