Club gets ready to celebrate

BENWICK Athletic Football Club will be celebrating its 70th anniversary tomorrow (Saturday) with a Festival of Fun. The day will start at 10am with a drive from the club s former ground in Benwick to their current home of the Dack Fields, in Beech Avenue,

BENWICK Athletic Football Club will be celebrating its 70th anniversary tomorrow (Saturday) with a Festival of Fun.

The day will start at 10am with a drive from the club's former ground in Benwick to their current home of the Dack Fields, in Beech Avenue, Doddington.

The drive will include a period Bedford lorry, and about 100 players will join the parade.

The festival will start at 10.30am with stalls, displays and activities.


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These including karate, sponge throwing, beat the buzzer, maggot racing, a speed cage, archery, and Harley Davidson rides.

Tthe Benwick youth football teams will be trying their hand at rounders, in round robin tournaments against teams from Doddington and Wimblington.

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Celebrations will continue into the evening with a hog roast and karaoke.

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