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AsSaulT of the teddy bears.

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Curly (South Shields, United Kingdom) on 8 August 2017 in Miscellaneous and Portfolio.

Today's Silly Tuesday picture shows the first of about 150 teddy bears parachuting from the tower of the parish church in Rothbury. During their annual summer fete the Boy Scouts used this spectacle as a fundraiser. It cost £1.00 to have your bear attached to a plastic carrier bag "parachute" and launched off the church tower, prizes were awarded to the teddy bears that managed to sail over rooftops and get furthest away from the church!

It gathered a large crowd and was quite fun too!

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Captain Guildive Ajoupa from Saint Nazaire Pays de la Loire, France

Le saut de l'ange.

8 Aug 2017 5:03am

tataray from Charentes-Poitou, France

Superbe. )

8 Aug 2017 5:44am

Devi from Chennai, India

Lovely fun image...How lovely of those teddy bears which sail away !!!

8 Aug 2017 6:11am

Lai Chan See from Singapore, Singapore

An ingenious way to raise funds - and having fun while at it.

8 Aug 2017 6:39am

BiLL from Carrickfergus, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom

I hope no bears were hurt in the capture of this ShoT!

8 Aug 2017 7:34am

Gérard from Allauch, France

Why not a charity ST!

8 Aug 2017 8:56am

grouser from Ludlow, United Kingdom

SweeTly silly :)

8 Aug 2017 9:21am

Mireille T. from Ribérac, France

Very funny idea! A great way to gather people and raise funds!

8 Aug 2017 9:36am

Martine Libouton from Bousval, Belgium

C'est une superbe idée !!! J'aime beaucoup ! Merci du partage !

8 Aug 2017 9:41am

Hiro from Kyoto, Japan

Happy ST !

8 Aug 2017 9:50am

Willem from Noord-Scharwoude, Netherlands

Nice photo and a interesting intro, a well timed shot.

8 Aug 2017 10:56am

beach from Oshawa, Ontario, Canada

Poor little guys. And all they wanted was a cuddle.

8 Aug 2017 11:28am

STEED from D, France

When Teddy Bear wanna look like Superman ....Happy ST,Curly .....

8 Aug 2017 12:04pm

Nicou from Sion, Switzerland

Le lancer de la peluche quelle compo et vue sueprbe.

8 Aug 2017 3:12pm

B. Thomas from Arlington, Texas, United States

Happy Silly Tuesday! ;-)

8 Aug 2017 4:20pm

Don from Spokane, United States

The great idea for a fundraiser. It must've been fun to see the teddy bears fly.

8 Aug 2017 4:47pm

Steven from Chicagoland, United States

IntereSTing story behind this event!! Great capture for ST!

8 Aug 2017 6:40pm

Lewis from Harns, Netherlands

A funny conteST
Made me laugh

8 Aug 2017 7:18pm

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

A fun shot of this creative fund raiser.

8 Aug 2017 7:50pm

1/500 second
ISO 400
82 mm (35mm equiv.)