Sunday, 11 October 2015

Families flock to Sunday Fun Day

Almost 200 families joined in a Family Day at Silsden Town Hall on Sunday, October 11. Pictured above left to right are April and Matthew Brown with baby Aubree and Ben and Jenny Brown with their children Oliver and Isabella. Matthew and Ben are brothers.Above: Helen and Michael Leighton with their sons Max, six, and Riley, three, enjoyed the bead-making workshop. Helen is a committee member of the Friends of Silsden Town Hall, which organised the hugely successful event.  

Above: brothers Jack, six, and Harry, eight, Goodman were among the runners-up and winners in the Lego Zone run by Bricks4Kidz.
Above: more fun at Mrs Beads' workshop. Mum Rose Sullivan is pictured with her sons Harvey, 11, William, six, and Oscar, three, and niece Chloe Brown. 
Above: Danny, five, and Elsa, three, Keep display their work in the Arts and Crafts Zone run by Wendy Neville and family, using recycled materials.
Above: girls with Lego creations (left) Harriet Driver, three, and Mia McLaughlin, three. Looking on are Mia's Mum Trish and Harriet's Dad Dave and sister Olivia, two.
Above: the Bush brothers and sisters (left to right) Charlotte, three, Thomas, nine, Cara, five, and Liam, seven. 
Above: wearing specialist head gear, Paul Sykes, of Keighley Plastic Model Club, shows eight-year-olds Elenor Parkinson (left) and Morrigan Ashton the intricacies of decorating parts for a model aeroplane.
Above: Keighley Plastic Model Club member Chris Ashton displays a model of a Vulcan B2 bomber. His father, a squadron leader in the RAF for 35 years, flew Vulcans in the 1970s.
Above: Keighley Model Railway Club (N Gauge Group) member John Oughton introduces Harriet Driver to the controls of the lay-out of Cleggworth Station, which is modelled on Holmfirth.
Above: Silsden Singers invited audience participation at the Family Day, which was held to encourage community use of the Town Hall and to promote activities that all the family can share. A Lunch Bunch cafe, run by volunteers under the leadership of Pat Colling, was constantly busy.
Above: Town Hall duty officers Darren Bullmer (left) and Ken Burns are pictured at the Keighley Plastic Model Club's exhibition.