Busy time for King’s Lynn rainbows, brownies and guides with big Gig, Disneyland and much more

Members and friends of 4th King's Lynn guides celebrate their 40th anniversary.

Members and friends of 4th King's Lynn guides celebrate their 40th anniversary.

Foreign trips, charity collections and anniversary celebrations are some of the events enjoyed by local girls.

Rainbows, brownies, guides and senior section members of King’s Lynn division have had a busy few months.

Guides from 4th, 9th, 17th and 19th King’s Lynn went to Wembley to enjoy the Big Gig concert.

Foreign travel has also been on the cards for a number of troops.

North Runcton Guides enjoyed a visit to Switzerland while youngsters from the 4th and 11th King’s Lynn troops went over to Disneyland Paris.

Youngsters from the 11th St Edmunds Guides had a sleepover while 2nd King’s Lynn Rainbows collected donations of food for the town’s food bank.

A total of 76 girls from 1st Terrington St Clement, 1st North Runcton along with the 4th, 9th, 11th, 17th King’s Lynn Guides took on the challenge of staying awake all night with a variety of activities.

Girls also had a go at circus skills, a town walk and making pizzas. They also had a fashion show with items made from recycled materials. They also had to keep a space hopper going all night.

The 4th King’s Lynn Guides celebrated their unit being 40 years old with a birthday party. Past and present guides and guiders were invited to reminisce over lots of old photos whilst enjoying tea and cake.

Two guiders from the 4th King’s Lynn Brownies and Guides were presented with adult qualifications.

Alison Clarke received her pack holiday licence and Clare Clitheroe received her leadership qualification.

For more information on guiding in King’s Lynn contact Sheila at sheilafysh@hotmail.co.uk.

n Watch out for our new Lynn News column on local Guiding matters, by Sheila Fysh, which will start on Tuesday, January 21.




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