Finsbury Park community turns out for barbecue fun in the sun

13:17 15 September 2012

Danielle Byrne looking happy with plates of food which was free to local residents.

Danielle Byrne looking happy with plates of food which was free to local residents.

Dieter Perry

Large crowds turned out for a sun-soaked barbecue last Saturday organised by local residents.

Revellers at Parkside Crescent in Isledon Village, Finsbury Park, were kept entertained by the Whittington Steel band, a bouncy castle, fire engines, face painting for children and live music with products fresh from local allotments available.

A new nature trail that had been built with help from the Forestry Commission and local associations was opened by MP Jeremy Corbyn.

Helper Emma Potter, said: “The day was a resounding success and we were delighted with such a large turn-out. It was also wonderful that Mr Corbyn turned up to appreciate all our hard work.”

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