Laurel and Hardy
and the
Sons of the Desert
are at the heart of
Bowler Dessert Online

Another Fine Fest

Ulverston 16th and 17th June

Willie McIntyre reports


Attempts were made at three Guinness World Records:

The World's Largest Game of Musical Statues

The Largest Gathering of People Wearing Conical Party Hats - Successful

The Biggest Crowd Wearing Odd Socks

To help the party swing, contestants were armed with sachets of paint powder!

Diane Pinnock was there, selling official licensed Laurel and Hardy merchandise

Shops, cafes and pubs took on a Laurel and Hardy image

Graffitti spread throughout the town

The Laurel and Hardy Museum was radiant and staged many stand-up acts

There was much street entertainment, including Mr Alexander's Travelling Theatre

And the Sons of the Desert were in town: Janice and Tom Hawton and Frances Hughes