Scouts and Guides want to break a world record and need your help!
At this year’s Scout and Guide fete on the 6th July 2019 at Romily Park Scouts and Guides are looking to break the world record for the largest amount of people inside a fleur de lis (also known as the scout sign).
So far the world record is currently held by Carfest North UK and consists of 445 participants. The formation was held for more than five minutes with Bear Grylls making an appearance.
With the scout and guide fete known to be the largest in the UK we should easily break this record. Scouts and Guides are looking forward to welcoming as many people as possible to this year’s fete and inviting the public to join them in breaking the world record attempt.
The fete is a great day out for all the family. Entrance is by a lucky prize draw programme which can be bought from a local Scout and Guide group or £2 per person at the gate on the day. Under 5s are free.
The Barry Scout and Guide fete is now in its 66th year and has only ever been cancelled twice. The first scout fete was held at Romily Park in 1933 when it was called a Kymspaumi. The fete was resurrected after the Second World War when groups needed funds.
The fete is a major source of income for Scouts and Guides. It costs more than £120,000 a year to run the scout and guide groups. All our leaders are volunteers and would cost over £100,000 a year if they were to be paid for the work that they do.
Our adults volunteer because they enjoy developing the youth of our town, have fun and learn new skills along the way.
If you would like to know how to become part of a great team and support the future of our youth please contact the email below.
District Scout Commissioner