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Drizzly procession opens Penwortham Gala 2017

Posted on - 10th June, 2017 - 10:07pm | Author - | Posted in - Events, Kid's stuff, News, Penwortham, Things To Do
This lad's expression summed up the weather on the procession Pic: Lancashire Journal
This lad’s expression summed up the weather on the procession Pic: Lancashire Journal

Penwortham’s annual community celebration returned and woudn’t be beaten by the weather.

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Saturday’s procession through the town’s streets was dampened by the drizzle.

Floats and displays by schools and community groups brightened the day.

A Harry Potter themed float Pic: Lancashire Journal
A Harry Potter themed float Pic: Lancashire Journal

Performances took place throughout Saturday including the Gala being opened by the Mayor of Penwortham councilor Jim Patten.

The Gala queen was also crowned and a fun fair was on Hurst Grange Park.

Gala queen and princess Pic: Lancashire Journal
Gala queen and princess Pic: Lancashire Journal

Entertainment continues on Sunday (11 June) with the Annual Teddy’s Bear Picnic.

Read more: What’s on at Penwortham Gala and when

You can see more pictures from the Saturday on the Lancashire Journal Facebook page.

Did you go to the Gala? What did you think? Let us know in the comments below

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