Loughor’s Great Get-Together
People in Loughor joined together on Saturday for a community picnic in Parc Williams.
The Great Get-Together Community Picnic was organised by Friends of Parc Williams. The sun shone brightly as we enjoyed an afternoon of great music with The Bus-Pass Cowboys. They describe their style as ‘Celtic Rockabilly with a sixties vibe’ and they kept the party going. We also had a surprise performance from local boy Chris Hughes, who treated us to some Michael Buble songs.
It was fantastic to see West Street Gymnastics team who called in on their way home from a practice session to show off their incredible skills.
Circus Eruption encouraged children & adults to learn some circus skills and it was great to see people juggling, spinning plates & hula-hooping! Our newly-elected MP Tonia Antoniazzi had a go as you can see from the pictures. It was great to see whole families engrossed in learning how to juggle.
A special thank you to our new MP Tonia Antoniazzi and our AM Rebecca Evans who shared the afternoon with us.
It struck me that there were several female politicians in the park that afternoon and I invited the ladies onto the bandstand stage to remember Jo Cox. Like us, she had been a woman politician just doing her best for her community.
Kelly Roberts, a newly-elected councillor said in her Facebook post,
Extremely proud moment today standing with a line of strong female politicians in memory of Jo Cox MP, who once said ‘we have far more in common with each other than things that divide us.”
There were thousands of such events all around the country. I think Jo would have approved.
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