Scouts mark their centenary in style in Ely

08:20 01 July 2014

Cub, beavers and scouts marked 100 years of scouting in Cambridgeshire on Saturday

Cub, beavers and scouts marked 100 years of scouting in Cambridgeshire on Saturday

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More than 300 members from the Ely and District Scouting Association celebrated 100 years of scouting in Cambridgeshire outside Ely Cathedral on Saturday.

Cub, beavers and scouts marked 100 years of scouting in Cambridgeshire on SaturdayCub, beavers and scouts marked 100 years of scouting in Cambridgeshire on Saturday

Scouts from Ely, Littleport, Witchford, Hadenham, Sutton and Stretham, were all in attendance and helped celebrate the landmark event with plenty of fun and games and a giant cake, which was cut by the beaver scout, Theo Knights, of 3rd Ely.

The Ely town crier, Avril Hayter-Smith, was also on hand to lead the cry of celebration.

There was musical entertainment was provided by the Carrots Roadshow along with Ely beaver Louis on his ukulele.

Cub, beavers and scouts marked 100 years of scouting in Cambridgeshire on SaturdayCub, beavers and scouts marked 100 years of scouting in Cambridgeshire on Saturday

For more information about joining Scouts, search www.cambridgeshiresscouts.org.uk/join

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