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A.G.M./Spring Show
Sunday, 9th, June 2013, Wolvey Village Hall

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CBBA 5Oth Anniversary

Club Show

At the 50th Anniversary Member's Show of the C.B.B.A. 123 birds were benched in all sections but Junior and was a record entry. Twenty-two members attended – some 50% of the membership. The hall was decorated with 50th Anniversary balloons and banners to give a party atmosphere and members were greeted with bacon butties and tea as they booked their birds into the show.

B.S President Maurice Roberts had set off from Cornwall at 4 a.m. to come and judge the birds and was glad of refreshments as he reached the Show hall.


Whilst judging was taking place a panel of guest speakers consisting of Malcolm Freemantle, John Lees and Geoff Bowley entertained the members. The buffet was bought in by attendees and was a great success with even Geoff Bowley taking a turn making tea.


Maurice explained why he chose the winning birds and said it was a great honor to come and judge at the 50th Anniversary Show.

Show winner's were Dave Guppy, D.F Doody, Colin Brickwell, Steve Ormerod, Bill Gibson, Russ and Kim Watkin, K White and Mick Anzara

The A.G.M. took place in the afternoon where founder members Malcolm and Pam Freemantle were presented with a hamper and the winner of the Donated Clearwings was Ian Hewitt. Chairman Bill Gibson, President Dave Guppy and Maurice Roberts cut the 50th Anniversary cake while Secretaries Bill & Maggie Walker agreed that this was a great event and exceeded all expectations.

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