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The Christmas Grotto needed more Tinsulation

7 GoodGymers made their way to help the Bristol Parks - Friends of Eastville Park in Bristol.

  • Richard Breakspear
  • Melanie Young
  • Bristol runner
  • Julie M
  • Marianne Bradshaw
  • Ed Newman
  • Bristol runner
 
Saturday, 9th of December 2023
 
Led by Bristol runner

The Christmas Grotto wants to fly to the North Pole..

It feels like every year when Eastville Park put up their Christmas Grotto marquee, we have galeforce winds and it tries to fly away. I think this proves the grotto wants to fly to the North Pole?!

Transforming netting into a Christmas Grotto

Inside the marquee we were asked to add Christmas decorations to the netting that had already been hung. Our directions were; use your imagination and transform it into a Christmas Grotto; we can do that! There were 3 trees to decorate too. We made it look alot more festive with a mixture of decorations; baubles, shoes, soldiers, fairies... Made easier with the hooks Richard found

Leaving before the grotto gets grotty

After debate between the Friends of Eastville Park, they thought it was best to let the wind through the marquee and opened some doors. We weren't so sure! Some of the marquee started tearing and we were quite concerned it might all break and so we left before it collapsed on us, with the offer of helping take it down if Santa couldn't make it tomorrow...

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Melanie Young
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Sunday December 10th, 2023 14:56

Great fun, thanks Clo 😀

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