Hatherleigh Walruses New Year's Day 2006 //-->
Welcome. This is a community web site for the market town of Hatherleigh in Devon, England, along with the nearby villages of Meeth, Highampton, Exbourne and Jacobstowe. Anything related to these places can find a home here free of charge, thanks to our sponsors. Please take time to read their pages (left, or see home)
Highhampton Website Meeth Website Facebook Twitter
local people and contacts visiting hatherleigh events of hatherleigh home page for hatherleigh.net Our contact details Arts and Crafts Weekly events, Letters to the editor, and more Thank yous, Births, Deaths, Mariages
Page updated: December 11, 2005

Hatherleigh Walruses 2006

The Hatherleigh Walruses presented “Walrus and Grommet's Weird Bunny" for their annual New Year's Day jump into the icy waters of the River Lew at the bridge. The Walruses raise money for local good causes and other projects. Participants first put on a little show on the river bank before jumping. They have to stay in the water (ideally immersed) for 5 minutes, folllowing which a nice bonfire and coffee are available to warm them up.


The sign says it all!


The team takes a bow before ...


Last one in buys the beers!

Come on in ... the water's lovely!

I take thee ... for better and for worse ...


5 minutes later!

Note to Walruses: if you'd like any of these shots printed up, let us know. All profits to a charity of your choice.


 


Editorial material herein is protected under International Copyright Laws. Strictly no reproduction of any material in this site is allowed by any means whatever, whether by reprographic copying, printing, photographic reproduction or photocopying or by any electronic means except with prior written permission of the site operator or copyright owner. Copyright infringements are theft and will be challenged accordingly. All Trademarks acknowledged.