A lovely village festival!

We live in a small coastal village in Wales and I adore it! I completely love the peace, quiet and tranquility. We have the beach on our doorstep, woodland up the road, beautiful mountains and belong to a fantastic community.

Each year our lovely village hold a festival during the school summer holidays. Residents make models, hang bunting and hold games and stalls. My kids love it and this year was no different! We had an amazing time. The kids especially loved all the models that the village residents had very skilfully made!

There was also a vintage car show this year which my son was super excited by. He loved looking at all of the old cars on display! Some of them were indeed very beautiful….

For a very small charge the kids could also take part in some mini games. The girls really enjoyed this and were even happier when they both won a prize! 

We had a super time and really appreciate the time and effort that goes into things like this. It helps keep the community spirit alive and brings different generations together, which I believe is so important these days. 

We finished off with a picnic dinner in our garden and I just may have had a cheeky glass of wine to celebrate such a lovely day! 

7 thoughts on “A lovely village festival!

  1. Aww, I wish I’d have been there. I love community things like this. Villages and small communities need to be brought together in order to keep things alive, and more importanly, caring.

    When I was young we always knew all the neighbours and it was known that a neighbour who was perhaps poorly, could open their door and get one of the neighbourhood children to go to the shop to get bread, newspaper, things like this, for them. The child was trusted with the money and was sent off happy, with the knowledge that they were doing something good for someone who needed it.

    This doesn’t seem to happen anymore. Society has told mothers and fathers that they mustn’t trust anyone – and, in the day and age – rightly so too. None of us know exactly the person we’re living next door to. No one knows if that person is a ‘bad’ person.

    Back when I was a child, all neighbours looked out for the children who lived around the area. Sadly, now-a-days, no one really does this anymore because people are too afraid to get involved.

    I’m thrilled to hear about your community spirit where you live. We need the government to encourage things like this. And stop banging on about how much *this* section of society costs us (it was disabled people some months ago and now it currently seems to be overweight folk), while all the time hiding the fact that they’re throwing money at and on *that* and that’s where the money is dripping away!

    Just think how much our country would be improved, mind, body and spirit, if communities came together like yours does.

    GREAT post PBMum. Loved it.
    ~ Cobs. x

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    1. Aw thank you cobs ๐Ÿ˜Š๐Ÿ˜ƒ. I love living in our village because of this! We walk down the street and will say hi to nearly every person we see, and have conversations with most of them! This does change in summer when the rush of tourists join our coastal village-I still say hi, but am often met with blank stares lol! ๐Ÿ˜‚ we know our neighbours and the kids all play together ๐Ÿ˜ƒ it’s a brilliant place to be! X

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