England rugby star to open Codicote Village Day

PUBLISHED: 15:56 19 July 2013 | UPDATED: 15:56 19 July 2013

Dr Who float at last year's Codicote Village Day parade

Dr Who float at last year's Codicote Village Day parade

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AN England rugby star will be opening a traditional village day in Codicote tomorrow (Saturday).

Saracens player Charlie Hodgson will be the VIP guest at Codicote Village Day, which will take place on Saturday, starting with a parade along the High Street.

Kicking off at 1pm, the procession will end at Codicote Sports and Social Club in Bury Lane.

There will also be more than 100 stalls selling cakes, sweets, plants, jewellery and face painting.

There will also be a float contest, baby competition, dog show and country dancing.

Debi Gillard, village day committee member, encouraged everyone to come along.

She said: “It is a great day out. It is free and there is lots going on for all ages. It is just a good community event.”

Pick up a copy of this week’s paper, out now, for a coupon for a free half pint of bitter or lager on the Village Day at The Goat pub.

To find out more about the day’s events, visit www.codicotevillageday.co.uk

Look out for the Welwyn Hatfield Times’s promotions team at Codicote Village Day and see next week’s paper, out Wednesday, for pictures of the event.


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