Beamish Agricultural Festival
Beamish, County Durham. September 2010
Beverley B.P. Girl Guide Company join a
convalescing unit of the Gordon Highlanders at the
Beamish Agricultural show during the Great War .The
Guides aim to raise money for the war effort by
collecting waste paper whilst the Gordon Highlanders put
on a display for the agricultural workers before
returning to the Front. At the show the Gordon's train
the Guides in the use of the Lee Enfield rifle, thus
allowing them to gain the Rifleshot Badge. At the end of
the day the Guides enjoy a ride on the steam gallopers.
Sidesaddle, of course!
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