The team at Baylis Place in Hull took advantage of the good weather this April to throw a fun-filled lockdown barbecue.

The people supported at the Swanton Care and Community Service enjoyed a delicious buffet of BBQ meats, savoury snacks and sweet treats in the sun.

As well as the food, there were plenty of activities for everyone to take part in – including hopscotch, karaoke, finger painting, and bouncing on the new trampoline.

Deputy Manager Natalie Whitelam got artistic with the face paints as she created fantastic designs for the people supported at Baylis Place and her colleagues.

Home Manager Harriet Miller said that the lockdown barbecue was deemed a big success by everyone.

Harriet said: “We had so much fun in the sun – it was a brilliant afternoon!

“It was lovely to be out in the fresh air in our garden and making the most of the beautiful weather together.

“I had some wonderful feedback from our staff, particularly our cook who joined the party later and said it was nice to see everyone together looking so happy at such a difficult time.”

As well as games and music, there was some serious crafting to be done. Creative session leader Natalie encouraged people to decorate pebbles as ladybirds, fruit and veg.

Elsewhere, handyman Robert Raspin built a squirrel table after the people supported at Baylis Place asked if he could make one for their furry friends.

Harriet said: “It was great to see the group getting stuck into some creative projects together, everyone enjoyed the messy play.

“We’re lucky to have talented team members, like Natalie and Robert, who bring their creativity to our service. The combination of everybody’s hard work and energy made this day one we’ll remember for a long time.”