Final call for Sudbury St George’s Day event entries

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Entry for a weekend of events in Sudbury aimed at celebrating St George’s Day closes next week.

A country fair will take place at Sudbury Cricket Club ground on Sunday, April 23, with a range of stalls, including cake and book sales, bric-a-brac and games.

Live entertainment, including music, dance, a Punch and Judy show, a magic show, circus skills and balloon modelling, will run throughout the day.

Recreational organisations in Quay Lane will be offering taster sessions, including rowing, canoeing, tennis, bowls, cricket and hockey.

On Saturday, April 22, there will be a number of workshops at the Quay Theatre, which community groups can sign up to.

Anyone wishing to book a stall or join a workshop should call Robin Hodgkinson on 01787 312140 by Friday, March 31.

Time is also running out for nominations for a volunteer awards ceremony, which will be held at the Quay Theatre on the Saturday.

Categories include young volunteer (under 18); young volunteer (18-24); long service; volunteer over 65; starting a voluntary organisation in the last five years; community volunteer; and charity volunteer of the year.

Application forms are available at Nominations close on March 31.

There are also competitions for primary schoolchildren in poetry, short stories, paintings, drawings and sculpture. Entries may be left at Sudbury Town Hall.