BARP Easter Tea Party and Hat Parade #barbados #fashion #seniorcitizens
“Happy is the head that wears the Hat” was the theme of the BARP Easter Tea Party and Hat Parade held on Saturday 24th March at Sunbury House, St Philip. In keeping with the theme all the “heads” that attended went home happy that evening.
The event was well attended and a good time was had by all. The grand overall Easter Hat winner was Pansy Griffith,Who remains undefeated from the previous year, Griffith also took home the prize for “Most Original Hat“.
Cynthia Wilkinson wowed the judges and the audience and received 2nd runner up for her impressive hat display; Pat Mahy created “Trouble in the Orchard” which was the title of her hat and she was awarded 3rd Prize in the Competition.
Grace Haynes took home the “most imaginative” title with a hat production entitled “Nine Fruits;” Linda Bourne’s creative hat design “My Garden” was deemed most “Environmentally Interesting“…
Dorothy Holmes won “Most humorous” Hat, Betty Maxwell was adjudged the wearer of the “Most Colorful” Hat of the evening.
The judges highly commended Madelyn Daisley for her “Happy Easter Egg” hat and Velma Scantlebury for her “Wine and Roses”
Outstanding guest entertainment performances were by John Walcott and Randy Charles who had the audience in stitches with a hilarious skit entitled “Bankers Buns“.
The audience were also treated to musical selections from female pan player Cecily Gay and vocalist Tristan Layne.
The vote of thanks was given by BARP Executive Manager Alphea Wiggins Rock who thanked the audience for attending and gave congratulatory kudos to Mrs Grace Pilgrim Chairperson of the BARP Educational and Social activities committee who coordinated the event.