Worlingham Village Fete carries on community tradition

Worlingham Village Fete 2017. Photo: James Carr.

Worlingham Village Fete 2017. Photo: James Carr. - Credit: Archant

Organisers of a village fete have praised the event as a true display of the British spirit.

Worlingham Village Fete 2017. Photo: James Carr.

Worlingham Village Fete 2017. Photo: James Carr. - Credit: Archant

The ninth annual Worlingham Village Fete took place on Saturday, September 2.

Although the sky above was overcast hundreds of people were on hand to enjoy the traditional family fun on offer at All Saints Green

Chairman of the fete committee, Steve Larkin, (right) with a fellow committee member. Photo: James C

Chairman of the fete committee, Steve Larkin, (right) with a fellow committee member. Photo: James Carr. - Credit: Archant

Steve Larkin, chairman of the fete committee, said: “The community always support us – rain or shine.”

“We started this fete to create a community spirit in the village after losing the pub and the community centre.”

Worlingham Village Fete 2017. Photo: James Carr.

Worlingham Village Fete 2017. Photo: James Carr. - Credit: Archant

Displays by the Waggy Tails Dog Agility Team and the East Coast Liners proved popular with the crowd - as did the more traditional bouncy castle and raffle.

Mr Larkin added: “I want to say thank you to each member of the fete committee, the army cadets and all the volunteers.

Worlingham Village Fete 2017. Photo: James Carr.

Worlingham Village Fete 2017. Photo: James Carr. - Credit: Archant

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Worlingham Village Fete 2017. Photo: James Carr.

Worlingham Village Fete 2017. Photo: James Carr. - Credit: Archant