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Fire walk for Children in Need at Georges, March

Fire walk for Children in Need at Georges, March - Credit: Archant

Staff, customers and visiting musicians who regularly play at Georges Bar, in March, spent Sunday evening overcoming self preservation instincts as they willingly took part in a Fire Walk.

Fire walk for Children in Need at Georges, March

Fire walk for Children in Need at Georges, March - Credit: Archant

The aim was to raise cash for needy kids during the annual Children In Need weekend.

Fire walk for Children in Need at Georges, March

Fire walk for Children in Need at Georges, March - Credit: Archant

Organisers from the Manchester company Survivability lit the fire at 4pm; the motivational training

took an hour and resulted in all 22 participants being awarded with a certificate of achievement.

Training included breaking wood with bare hands and snapping arrows in the soft flesh at the base


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of the throat.

An estimated £2,000 is expected to have been raised as the cash is collected from

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sponsors over the next week.

According to one of the helpers, Mo Stewart, “Pudsey was very scared and needed a lot of encouragement from the crowd of 100 adults and children, who had gathered to watch this rare spectacle and Pudsey eventually walked across the hot

coals”.

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