The Olympic torch passed through Bamburgh yesterday. The village turned out in force to welcome it. We had a scary scarecrow competition, a dog show and tug of war on the cricket green, plus bands from the schools kept the crowds entertained. Here are a few photographs from the day.
The castle getting ready for the torch
My favourite scary scarecrow from the day. Long live the Queen!
The Beadnel ladies at the BRP stand
Kirstie and myself at the BRP stand in St Aidan’s Church, Bamburgh
The crowd waiting for the torch in Bamburgh
The Olympic flame passing from one torch bearer to the next.