High flying teddies, a touch of eccentricity

The Oxford Times: Oliver Roberts, seven, with his teddy Brian at St Peter’s Church in Wolvercote Oliver Roberts, seven, with his teddy Brian at St Peter’s Church in Wolvercote

THIS boy’s brave teddy was preparing to try a daredevil stunt – zip-wiring from a church tower.

Youngsters queued up to give their teddy bears a thrill ride from a window of St Peter’s Church tower to the ground.

Among them was Oliver Roberts, seven from Wolvercote, who paid £1 for each of his teddies Brian and Sky Teddy to have a go.

He said: “They enjoyed it.”

His dad Manuel Berdoy said: “The teddies were going through a little window about six metres high.

“It was a marvellous bit of eccentricity. I’ve never seen anything like it, it was really good fun.”

The event was part St Peter’s Church fete, in First Turn, on Saturday.

Other attractions included Morris dancers, farm animals and a procession of children wearing masks.

  • Our top stories:

Related links

Comments

Post a comment

Remember you are personally responsible for what you post on this site and must abide by our site terms. Do not post anything that is false, abusive or malicious. If you wish to complain, please use the ‘report this post’ link.

click2find

About cookies

We want you to enjoy your visit to our website. That's why we use cookies to enhance your experience. By staying on our website you agree to our use of cookies. Find out more about the cookies we use.

I agree