Fun at the park

By Laura Payne Thursday 30 August 2012 Updated: 04/09 11:23

Buy photos » Gail Greenway and Nathalie Morris from Funky Cupcake Company. 35.012.030.sol.jm3

HUNDREDS of people flocked to a fun day at Shirley Park on Tuesday (August 28).

The Girl Guides were on hand to run craft activities while there were rides, a variety of stalls and sporting activities for youngsters to get involved in at Shirley Park.

And people could get up close with all kinds of wildlife such as owls, spiders and snakes.

Proceeds from the event of £400 will go towards the Shirley Christmas lights fund.

Becki Leonard, one of the organisers, said: "It was a fantastic day and Shirley people came out in their hundreds.

"It was so nice to see so many people out and about in the park."

Observer photographer Jon Mullis captured these photos of the day.

Buy photos»Ronan Mason gets some batting tips from Stewart Garry from Warwickshire Cricket Board. 35.012.030.sol.jm7

Buy photos»Adam Joseph takes part in the Solihull Get Into Golf Campaign. 35.012.030.sol.jm5

Buy photos»Mr Ron Popple aka Mr Punch. 35.012.030.sol.jm4

Buy photos»Molly the barn owl with Tyler Thompson. 35.012.030.sol.jm2

Buy photos»Sophie Tomlinson gets a henna tattoo. 35.012.030.sol.jm1

Buy photos»There were rides for children in the park. 35.012.030.sol.jm6

Buy photos»Finn, Theo and Lola get creative at the Solihull Girl Guiding art stall. 35.012.030.sol.jm8

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