The Festival was to celebrate 100 years since the Fuller family gifted Atworth Institute, (now the Village Hall) and the Recreation Ground to the people of the Parish.
All proceeds from the Festival will go to refurbishment of the Hall, with a collection of £145 generously donated towards the village defibrillator.
The event took place on the Recreation Ground and also in the Hall from 11.00 – 5.00. A main arena with a full programme of events , a fun dog show , Sumo suit wrestling, incredible Silent Auction and live music were amongst the many attractions offered.
The day proved to be an outstanding success with a vast number of people attending, many of whom stayed for the entire day. The sun shone and it was evident that this family event was a tremendous success, enjoyed by everyone. There were plenty of picnics going on, children played on the play equipment, the arena and dog show constantly surrounded by people munching on burgers, drinking Pimms and beer, and eating delicious homemade cakes.
It was a truly splendid day which brought the whole village together.
The Parish Council would like to give its heartfelt thanks to Richard Clark – Village Hall & Recreation Ground Chairman, Steve Hornby – Atworth Village Festival Organiser and their extremely hardworking team for this incredible achievement.