Tarring picnic beaten by the rain

Organiser Norah Fisher with Colin and Gill Dean. Photo by Derek Martin DM153580a
Organiser Norah Fisher with Colin and Gill Dean. Photo by Derek Martin DM153580a

ORGANISERS of Picnic in the Park Tarring made a brave start in torrential rain yesterday.

Worthing mayor Michael Donin and town crier Bob Smytherman were there to get the free fun day started at 10am.

DM153552a Gracie Cole, three, made a lantern

DM153552a Gracie Cole, three, made a lantern

But in the end, the thunder and lightning and continuous wet weather got the better of them, and activities were drawn to a close early afternoon.

During the morning, children were able to make lanterns and have a go on the bouncy slide.

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