East Cambridgeshire village delights with a fun and sports day - and egg and spoon races and sack races were part of a great day out

PUBLISHED: 19:25 05 June 2018

Coveney fun and sports day was organised by the village hall committee and attracted a good crowd for a delight afternoon in the sun. PHOTO: Philip Wenn

Coveney fun and sports day was organised by the village hall committee and attracted a good crowd for a delight afternoon in the sun. PHOTO: Philip Wenn

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One of East Cambridgeshire's smallest villages put on one of its largest events of the year - a fun and sports day at the playing field.

Coveney fun and sports day was organised by the village hall committee and attracted a good crowd for a delight afternoon in the sun. PHOTO: Philip WennCoveney fun and sports day was organised by the village hall committee and attracted a good crowd for a delight afternoon in the sun. PHOTO: Philip Wenn

Organised by the village hall committee, the fun day brought together young and old for a quintessentially English day out.

And the villagers and visitors loved it.

The day included such delights as hoola hoops, egg and spoon races, welly throwing and sack racing.

For the children it was fun watching their parents stumble their way down the course – and of course the shrieks of laughter accompanied egg and spoon racing.

Coveney fun and sports day was organised by the village hall committee and attracted a good crowd for a delight afternoon in the sun. PHOTO: Philip Wenn Coveney fun and sports day was organised by the village hall committee and attracted a good crowd for a delight afternoon in the sun. PHOTO: Philip Wenn

Sporting events of all kinds kept the day moving at a gentle pace and the sun shone encouraging refreshment sales.

“A massive thank you to everyone who came along to our family fun sports day,” said a hall spokesman.

“We hope you enjoyed it as much as we did.

“We’d love to hear your feedback about what you enjoyed and what we could improve for next year, please feel free to message us to let us know.”

Coveney fun and sports day was organised by the village hall committee and attracted a good crowd for a delight afternoon in the sun. PHOTO: Philip Wenn Coveney fun and sports day was organised by the village hall committee and attracted a good crowd for a delight afternoon in the sun. PHOTO: Philip Wenn

Philip Wenn, who was one of the organisers and who also took the photographs, felt the day had been a great success.

“We hope the event will grow,” he said. “It’s been a brilliant occasion.”

Coveney fun and sports day was organised by the village hall committee and attracted a good crowd for a delight afternoon in the sun. PHOTO: Philip Wenn Coveney fun and sports day was organised by the village hall committee and attracted a good crowd for a delight afternoon in the sun. PHOTO: Philip Wenn

Coveney fun and sports day was organised by the village hall committee and attracted a good crowd for a delight afternoon in the sun. PHOTO: Philip Wenn Coveney fun and sports day was organised by the village hall committee and attracted a good crowd for a delight afternoon in the sun. PHOTO: Philip Wenn

Coveney fun and sports day was organised by the village hall committee and attracted a good crowd for a delight afternoon in the sun. PHOTO: Philip Wenn Coveney fun and sports day was organised by the village hall committee and attracted a good crowd for a delight afternoon in the sun. PHOTO: Philip Wenn

Coveney fun and sports day was organised by the village hall committee and attracted a good crowd for a delight afternoon in the sun. PHOTO: Philip Wenn Coveney fun and sports day was organised by the village hall committee and attracted a good crowd for a delight afternoon in the sun. PHOTO: Philip Wenn

Coveney fun and sports day was organised by the village hall committee and attracted a good crowd for a delight afternoon in the sun. PHOTO: Philip Wenn Coveney fun and sports day was organised by the village hall committee and attracted a good crowd for a delight afternoon in the sun. PHOTO: Philip Wenn

Coveney fun and sports day was organised by the village hall committee and attracted a good crowd for a delight afternoon in the sun. PHOTO: Philip Wenn Coveney fun and sports day was organised by the village hall committee and attracted a good crowd for a delight afternoon in the sun. PHOTO: Philip Wenn

Coveney fun and sports day was organised by the village hall committee and attracted a good crowd for a delight afternoon in the sun. PHOTO: Philip Wenn Coveney fun and sports day was organised by the village hall committee and attracted a good crowd for a delight afternoon in the sun. PHOTO: Philip Wenn

Coveney fun and sports day was organised by the village hall committee and attracted a good crowd for a delight afternoon in the sun. PHOTO: Philip Wenn Coveney fun and sports day was organised by the village hall committee and attracted a good crowd for a delight afternoon in the sun. PHOTO: Philip Wenn

Coveney fun and sports day was organised by the village hall committee and attracted a good crowd for a delight afternoon in the sun. PHOTO: Philip Wenn Coveney fun and sports day was organised by the village hall committee and attracted a good crowd for a delight afternoon in the sun. PHOTO: Philip Wenn

Coveney fun and sports day was organised by the village hall committee and attracted a good crowd for a delight afternoon in the sun. PHOTO: Philip Wenn Coveney fun and sports day was organised by the village hall committee and attracted a good crowd for a delight afternoon in the sun. PHOTO: Philip Wenn

Coveney fun and sports day was organised by the village hall committee and attracted a good crowd for a delight afternoon in the sun. PHOTO: Philip Wenn Coveney fun and sports day was organised by the village hall committee and attracted a good crowd for a delight afternoon in the sun. PHOTO: Philip Wenn

Coveney fun and sports day was organised by the village hall committee and attracted a good crowd for a delight afternoon in the sun. PHOTO: Philip Wenn Coveney fun and sports day was organised by the village hall committee and attracted a good crowd for a delight afternoon in the sun. PHOTO: Philip Wenn

Coveney fun and sports day was organised by the village hall committee and attracted a good crowd for a delight afternoon in the sun. PHOTO: Philip Wenn Coveney fun and sports day was organised by the village hall committee and attracted a good crowd for a delight afternoon in the sun. PHOTO: Philip Wenn

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