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Action packed Finsbury fun day attended by thousands

PUBLISHED: 08:22 18 August 2012

BEAU CHANDLER [ 8 ] handles a carpet python with the help of Pete from Snakes  Alive. Credit Tony Gay

BEAU CHANDLER [ 8 ] handles a carpet python with the help of Pete from Snakes Alive. Credit Tony Gay

TONY GAY at tonephote@aol.com

More than 2,000 people enjoyed an action-packed fun day with traditional Punch and Judy shows as well as archery, table tennis and a climbing wall.

Good weather brought people flocking to King’s Square in Finsbury on July 24 as part of Love Your Parks week, run by Islington Council.

Events at New River and Rosemary Gardens also attracted large crowds.

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