GALLERY: All the action from today’s raft race mark the start of gala weekend for Outwell

21:37 24 May 2014

Outwell Gala weekend raft race. Picture: Steve Williams.

Outwell Gala weekend raft race. Picture: Steve Williams.

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Gala fever got under way in Outwell today with events this weekend including a raft race, It’s a Knockout competition and family entertainment.

Outwell Gala weekend raft race. Picture: Steve Williams.Outwell Gala weekend raft race. Picture: Steve Williams.

The event, organised by Outwell Village Hall Committee, kicked off ith a raft race on the Basin, starting at the Crown Lodge Hotel at 1pm. Teams of four for adults and six for juniors wereinvited to enter the raft race.

On Sunday there will be a fun day at the village playing field from noon-5pm with an It’s a Knockout style competition for adult and junior teams.

There will also be sideshows, games and craft stalls, car boot stalls, bouncy castles, a barbecue and licensed bar.

Entry for the It’s a Knockout competitions is free, as is admission to the fun day.

Outwell Gala weekend raft race. Team Big Babies recieving flour bombs as they finish first. Picture: Steve Williams.Outwell Gala weekend raft race. Team Big Babies recieving flour bombs as they finish first. Picture: Steve Williams.

Inquiries visit www.outwellvillage.co.uk or contact Paul on 07977 946640 or 01945 772991.

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