26 July 2017

Bookshop news - Anna Watts

Another successful event at the Stroud Country Show in spite of a very damp start. Despite difficulties getting  on the site our very well drilled team soon had the two marquees erected and the books, records and CDs on display. Eventually the weather relented and a steady stream of  visitors kept our volunteers busy. In the meantime Janet and Roy Overall and their team kept the Brimscombe shop going with great results for the day. The show team managed to take down the marquees and reload the van in 15 minutes! 
The weekend showed the value of attending shows as well as maintaining the shop. It was also evident that having an experienced team organising outside events is desirable to take the load off those running the shop but it needs someone to take overall control - any volunteers? The next event on the calendar is the raft race in August, a good one to start someone off.

 David Drew MP buys an interesting book at the Stroud Country Show...

...and the town crier pays the CCT stand a visit