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Great Finborough: Festival boost for church repairs

09:00 22 November 2012

People at the Festival of Angels event in Great Finborough.

People at the Festival of Angels event in Great Finborough.

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MORE than £1,000 has been raised from a weekend of fundraising events to support a church’s urgent repair work.

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Almost 600 people came along to St Andrew’s Church in Great Finborough, near Stowmarket, to the Festival of Angels event.

On Friday, people had the chance to have a sneak peek inside the church and listen to light opera with the theme of angels.

The Rev Liz Law, who chaired the organising committee, said: “It was a great success, we had a huge amount of people, we sold out of all the arts and crafts. It was a great community event.”

Choirs from Combs Middle School, Finborough School and Great Finborough Primary School all performed.

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