COMEDIANS John Bishop and Jason Manford brought joy and laughter to the annual fun day at The Children’s Adventure Farm Trust.

As celebrity patrons, they helped to raise £5,000 for this children’s charity which provides holidays and day trips for terminally ill, disabled and disadvantaged children from across the north west.

John, who went to school in Runcorn, and Jason had their pictures taken with fans and enjoyed some friendly jostling with Manchester United mascot, Fred the Red and Moonchester from Manchester City.

Event fundraiser, Pippa Watton said: “The sun shone and it was a beautiful day.

“It was such a great afternoon and we were overwhelmed with the support of local people, businesses and groups who made it a huge success. “All of the money raised will help us to change the lives of countless children who are in desperate need of a break.”

More than 800 visitors enjoyed a hog roast, traditional tea room, model helicopter displays, classic cars, Stormtroopers, donkey rides, children’s fairground rides, face painting plus lots of stalls and games.

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