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The Brentford Festival, held in Boston Manor Park on Sunday, has been hailed as a great success by organisors.

With temperatures reaching an unseasonably warm 32 degrees, thousands of people filled the park to enjoy a variety of entertainment on offer. The batting and bowling cages of the English Cricket Board gave the next generation of Andrew Flintoffs a chance to hone their skills, canine enthusiasts headed to the Dog Show, bargain hunters headed to the car boot sale and gourmets visited the Farmers Market, whilst the stage offered music relayed by a pedal-powered generator.

However the most popular entertainment seemed to consist of strolling around the park and looking at the various stalls from community groups, local charities and other organisations.

Organisor Linda Massey told that the day had been a 'staggering success' that had helped raise money for the Friends of Boston Manor and a number of other local organisations. The exact amount will be known later in the week.

Sept 4 2005