Volunteers for Potato Day

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The welcome desk

The welcome desk


to volunteer to help at BOG’s biggest event – you get free admission, refreshments, meet other BOG members and have a different day out!
A rota for potato day is put together in advance & sent to all volunteers.

We need to cover the following tasks:

SATURDAY 28 February

Setting up from 2.00 pm to 5.00pm. The main task is unbagging the potatoes and filling up the trays – it is a dusty job so wear old clothes and gloves.


09.30am start Setting Up – all hands on deck!

From 10.30 through to 3.00 help is needed as follows :

  • Admission desk
  • Stocking potatoes [dusty – wear apron, old clothes & gloves]
  • BOG stand/bag crèche
  • Taking money for potatoes
  • Serving onions, shallots and garlic
  • Helping on children’s activities stand
  • Help with tasting stand – please bring potato dishes + recipes

3.30pm 5.30 Packing away – all weary hands on deck again!

To volunteer contact co-ordinator Prue Pullen preferably by email to or phone 01835870723 – and let me know when you can come and what you would like to do.

It is our biggest, busiest event of the year so please do come and help!