From: Jim Cox, Normandy Road, Hastings
I am helping to produce a history of the 2nd Bexhill Scout Group.
I have discovered that the Scouts entered a ‘dragon’ into the Bexhill Carnival in July 1979. Sadly, there is no photograph of the dragon.
By chance, do any of your readers have such a photo?
The ‘dragon’ was made from about 25 feet of curtain material, covered by painted newspaper ‘scales’, with a papier mache head, and a corkscrew ‘tail’, carried by a cub scout with a back pack.
Underneath the ‘skin’ were about a dozen scouts, holding it up with hula hoops.
I was a fundraiser for the group in the 1970s and 1980s, and would like to thank all the citizens of Bexhill who supported us so generously.
Anyone with any information can contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Don’t miss out on all the latest breaking news where you live. Here are four ways you can be sure you’ll be amongst the first to know what’s going on. 1) Make our website your homepage at www.bexhillobserver.net/ 2) Like our Facebook page at www.facebook.com/bexhillobserver 3) Follow us on Twitter @BexhillObs 4) Register with us by clicking on ‘sign in’ (top right corner). You can then receive our daily newsletter AND add your point of view to stories that you read here. And do share with your family and friends - so they don’t miss out! The Bexhill Observer - always the first with your local news. Be part of it.