Sunday, 9th, June 2013, Wolvey Village Hall
At the 50th Anniversary
Member's Show of the C.B.B.A. 123 birds were benched in all sections but Junior and was a
record entry. Twenty-two members attended some 50% of the membership. The hall was
decorated with 50th Anniversary balloons and banners to give a party atmosphere and
members were greeted with bacon butties and tea as they booked their birds into the show.
B.S President Maurice Roberts had set off from Cornwall at to come and judge the birds and was glad of
refreshments as he reached the Show hall.
Whilst judging was taking place a panel of
guest speakers consisting of Malcolm Freemantle, John Lees and Geoff Bowley entertained
the members. The buffet was bought in by attendees and was a great success with even Geoff
Bowley taking a turn making tea.
Maurice explained why he chose the winning
birds and said it was a great honor to come and judge at the 50th Anniversary Show.
Show winner's were Dave Guppy, D.F Doody, Colin
Brickwell, Steve Ormerod, Bill Gibson, Russ and Kim Watkin, K White and Mick Anzara
The A.G.M. took place in
the afternoon where founder members Malcolm and Pam Freemantle were presented with a
hamper and the winner of the Donated Clearwings was Ian Hewitt. Chairman Bill Gibson,
President Dave Guppy and Maurice Roberts cut the 50th Anniversary cake while Secretaries
Bill & Maggie Walker agreed that this was a great event and exceeded all expectations.