Conkers at the ready for annual village competition

Matthew Fisher and Georgina Fisher (12) during the 2014 welly-wanging contest
Matthew Fisher and Georgina Fisher (12) during the 2014 welly-wanging contest

The seventh annual Conker and Welly Wanging Championships takes place at Husbands Bosworth Playing Field from 10.30am next Sunday, October 4.

In addition to the conker and welly wanging competitions there will be a small range of trade stalls, other games and stalls together with refreshments including a barbecue and outside bar. The South Leicestershire Ukulele Group and Bacchanalia Morris Men will provide further entertainment on the day.

Entries for the conker competition, either as individuals or teams of four, cost £2.50 per adult. There is a reduced cost for children.

The event supports a number of Husbands Bosworth village amenities and nominated charities each year.

This year organisers say they are hoping to raise funds for Breast Cancer and Prostate Cancer research

For more information contact either Sue on 01858 881251 or Ralph on 01858 880526.