coconut shy


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coconut shy

n
(Games, other than specified) a fairground stall in which balls are thrown to knock coconuts off stands
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Britannia Football Club in Telford will hold its annual summer fair tomorrow, to include bouncy castles, a barbecue, penalty shootouts, a coconut shy and more.
Stalls and activities will include tombola, face painting, pig racing, cake and candy, a beer tent, coconut shy, bric-a-brac, bungee trampolines, bike swap, prize raffle, CD/ DVD stall, homemade dog treats and much more.
The event featured a trail around the house and grounds, crafts, face-painting, live rock and roll music and carnival games including a coconut shy, a buzz wire and a hoopla.
The zones include the Not So Coconut Shy, where gamers must scramble to collect as many coconuts as possible, and the Strawberry Sprint, where contestants must leap across fruity podiums, dodge giant swinging strawberries and avoid the ball pit below.
A line-up of tractors proved popular, especially with younger visitors, and the outdoor programme also included wellie throwing, needle in the haystack and a coconut shy.
There were games including tin can alley, a coconut shy, hook-a-duck, open the box, along with stalls, a barbecue and live entertainment.
The seaside racecourse was invaded by pirates and Caribbean characters for the meeting, which featured eight races and lots of family fun, including bouncy castles, a surf machine, a steel band, and a coconut shy. The next Redcar fixture is the Gin & Gents evening meeting on August 25.
For those seeking active adventures, North Lanarkshire Heritage Centre is hosting a seaside themed fun day on Monday July 16, including crazy golf, a puppet show, coconut shy, crafts and face painting.
For anyone seeking active adventures, North Lanarkshire heritage centre is hosting a seasidethemed fun day on July 16 with crazy golf, a puppet show, coconut shy, crafts and face painting.
The free event saw the return of firm favourites including wellie whanging, horse shoe quoits and a coconut shy.
REMEMBER when you would go to the fairground and try your luck at the coconut shy or attempt to throw a ring over a peg to win a giant teddy just like the one you saw another child walking around with.
Gomes (above) has kept three consecutive clean sheets in Watford's rise to seventh place in the Premier League table - but he can expect a busy afternoon when compatriots Philippe Coutinho (below) and Roberto Firmino are in charge of the coconut shy.