Brownies, rainbows and guides from west Wiltshire enjoyed dancing, drama and music as part of celebrations to mark their organisation’s 100th birthday.

Around 140 young girls from Trowbridge, Bradford on Avon, Warminster and Chapmanslade, celebrated Girlguiding’s UK centenary, along with about 2,000 others, at the One World One Beat event, held on Saturday and Sunday at both the City Hall and Wiltshire College in Salisbury.

Attractions at the festival, which is celebrated in line with World Thinking Day, included African drumming, circus skills and Indian dancing, as well as a performance of a song by the girls, called One World One Beat, which had been commissioned for the day.

Money raised will go to the World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts Thinking Day Fund, which this year will support guiding in five countries, including the earthquake-hit island of Haiti.

As part of the centenary celebrations, members with the Trowbridge Rural District section walked along a stretch of Wiltshire’s boundary on Sunday.

Guides, senior section members, leaders and friends met in Rode to walk along the boundary to Wingfield, where they were joined by rainbows and brownies and continued the walk to Southwick Country Park.

At the park they renewed their promise, to mark the joint birthday of Lord and Lady Baden Powell, and an adult leadership certificate was presented to Kathryn Rigby, of the 1st North Bradley Guides.

Meanwhile, at St Michael’s Church in Atworth on Sunday, the congregation were treated to campfire songs at a service attended by guides and brownies, who led prayers and gave readings.

Part of the service saw brownies, rainbows, girl guides, beavers and scouts renew their promise.