Bawming Day 2016

Saturday 18th June 2016

Bawming Day 2016 is coming!  This year’s theme is Colour!

rainbowAttractions and Events

  • Spitfire fly past
  • Vintage fire engine
  • Sharks Elite Cheerleaders
  • Appleton Thorn School of Dance performances
  • Village Choir
  • Police car


  • It’s a Knockout family games
  • Home produce in four categories – please note no chutney category this year!
    • jams and preserves
    • cupcakes
    • chocolate cake
    • victoria sponge

Bawming the Village

For a second year, villagers are encouraged to decorate their front gardens, extending Bawming of the Thorn around the entire village. Judging, with the award of prizes, will be undertaken at 4:00pm on Bawming Day.  Latest details will be announced on the Appleton Thorn Facebook page.

bawming treeHelp with Bawming

All help, no matter how small is greatly appreciated either before or on the day itself. There is lots of ways in which to help out – or maybe you can offer something else?

  • Marshalling
  • Setting up . . . . and clearing up
  • Staffing a stall (on a rota)
  • Marketing flyers
  • Selling raffle tickets
  • Baking cakes

Commercial opportunities