Teddy bears turn up for a picnic at Wisbech Tesco

Story time and teddy bears picnic at Wisbech Tesco PHOTO: Ian Carter

Story time and teddy bears picnic at Wisbech Tesco PHOTO: Ian Carter - Credit: Archant

It was the day the teddy bears had their picnic when Tesco in Wisbech held an arts, crafts and story telling day in store.

Story time and teddy bears picnic at Wisbech Tesco PHOTO: Ian Carter

Story time and teddy bears picnic at Wisbech Tesco PHOTO: Ian Carter - Credit: Archant

The Cromwell Road supermarket held a day for children to join the with their favourite bears and listen to stories thanks to the town’s library staff.

Story time and teddy bears picnic at Wisbech Tesco PHOTO: Ian Carter

Story time and teddy bears picnic at Wisbech Tesco PHOTO: Ian Carter - Credit: Archant

They ten had fun with a range of arts and crafts followed by snacks.

Story time and teddy bears picnic at Wisbech Tesco PHOTO: Ian Carter

Story time and teddy bears picnic at Wisbech Tesco PHOTO: Ian Carter - Credit: Archant

Toni Bird, community champion, said: “It was only £1 for them to join in and we had more than 40, it was really well attended.

Story time and teddy bears picnic at Wisbech Tesco PHOTO: Ian Carter

Story time and teddy bears picnic at Wisbech Tesco PHOTO: Ian Carter - Credit: Archant

“It’s the first time we’ve had a teddy bear’s picnic but I hope to do it again as it was so popular.”


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The event was among a range of community activities arranged by the store including weekly litter picks every Monday.

Toni said: “Staff walk from the store to Weasenham Lane in one direction and to the roundabout in the other to pick up rubbish for an hour to help keep the area tidy.”

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