Green fair brings in the crowds in Sudbury

Sudbury hosts its annual Green fair at'St. Peter's Church, Market Hill.                         FL; Georgina Fairley paints Madison 7 from Sudbury. ANL-150308-203458009
Sudbury hosts its annual Green fair at'St. Peter's Church, Market Hill. FL; Georgina Fairley paints Madison 7 from Sudbury. ANL-150308-203458009

Sudbury has staged its second Green Fair which attracted a good number of visitors who enjoyed live music and cream teas.

The Babergh Green Party organised the event which featured six live bands, belly dancing, a bumble bee demonstration and green organisations including Greener Sudbury.

Sudbury hosts its annual Green fair at'St. Peter's Church, Market Hill.                         FL; Georgina Fairley paints Madison 7 from Sudbury. ANL-150308-203520009

Sudbury hosts its annual Green fair at'St. Peter's Church, Market Hill. FL; Georgina Fairley paints Madison 7 from Sudbury. ANL-150308-203520009

The day raised between £550 and £600 for the party.

It plans to stage annual green fairs at Hadleigh and Sudbury and hopes to return to St Peter’s Church on the Market Hill next year.

Around 300 people visited the event and enjoyed cream teas supplied by a local baker and the chance to browse the stalls.

Robert Lindsay, media officer for Babergh Greens, said: “We had quite a lot of stalls and quite a lot of footfall and people enjoyed coming in and browsing the stalls and listening to the music.

Sudbury hosts its annual Green fair at'St. Peter's Church, Market Hill.                         FL; The visistors are entertained with music from Space Cake. ANL-150308-203837009

Sudbury hosts its annual Green fair at'St. Peter's Church, Market Hill. FL; The visistors are entertained with music from Space Cake. ANL-150308-203837009

“The stallholders all said they’d like to come back next year.”

Sudbury hosts its annual Green fair at'St. Peter's Church, Market Hill.                         FL; Bumblebee Conservationist John Taylor with a Bee's nest. ANL-150308-203753009

Sudbury hosts its annual Green fair at'St. Peter's Church, Market Hill. FL; Bumblebee Conservationist John Taylor with a Bee's nest. ANL-150308-203753009

Sudbury hosts its annual Green fair at'St. Peter's Church, Market Hill.                         FL; Susannah Robinson and Jill Fisher from Green Sudbury. ANL-150308-203731009

Sudbury hosts its annual Green fair at'St. Peter's Church, Market Hill. FL; Susannah Robinson and Jill Fisher from Green Sudbury. ANL-150308-203731009