AN afternoon of fun entertainment was enjoyed in Woodley last weekend.

Woodley Town Council, alongside Spriggan Productions, hosted live music performed by local bands, as well as dancing acts and circus entertainment at Centre Stage on Saturday, July 6.

The event started with entertainment from five dance acts, ranging from American Tribal Style bellydancing to dancing with fire.

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Jadoo's Jingles, Trish Marriot as Aradia, Sandy Maya's Belly Fairies, the Salome Sisters, Rachel Bennett's school of bellydance and Julie Bellyfire all entertained Woodley residents throughout the four-hour event, with costume changes, props and innovative and unique dance sessions, some of which were purposely non-choreographed.

The first band to hit the stage were the Hedge Inspectors.

A husband and wife duo who performed their own original songs, many of which with entertaining lyrics about family life.

Woodley Town Council leader, cllr Keith Baker, and Woodley Town Mayor cllr Kay Gilder both attended the event.

Cllr Baker was very impressed with the quality of the bands and that the council was able to host a free event for the people of Woodley.