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Sun shines on The Big Lunch in Ashton Park

Posted on - 5th June, 2016 - 5:59pm | Author - | Posted in - Ashton-on-Ribble, Charities, Events, Kid's stuff, News
Ashton Park saw the sun beat down as families turned out to enjoy The Big Lunch Pic: Tony Worrall

Ashton Park saw the sun beat down as families turned out to enjoy The Big Lunch Pic: Tony Worrall

Hundreds of families turned out in Ashton Park for the annual Big Lunch.

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Bouncy castles, free food and entertainment throughout the Sunday afternoon were on offer.

Children performed dance routines on the Preston City Council pop-up stage, and teenage singer-songwriter Charlotte Lily also performed.

Charlotte Lily performs at The Big Lunch Pic: Tony Worrall

Charlotte Lily performs at The Big Lunch Pic: Tony Worrall

Obstacles courses were also there to do and sandwiches were also dished out.

Organiser Jacky Hohol said: “We had an amazing day with great weather for the third year running.

“I think we had around 2,500 attendees again which is fabulous support.

“All the money raised goes to AFG Preston, Cash for Kids, The Space Centre and Dig In North West.

“It’s been fantastic to see and hear so much local talent on stage all day entertaining the crowds.”

Related: Dragon boat racing returns to Preston Docks

Krispy Kreme doughnuts caused a queue with cheap packs available for families to buy.

Setting up ahead of The Big Lunch Pic: Benny Mc'Nally

Setting up ahead of The Big Lunch Pic: Benny Mc’Nally

The Big Lunch certainly got the weather for it in Preston, with temperatures of around 26 degrees Celsius.

Did you go along to The Big Lunch? What did you think? Let us know in the comments below

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