Partly Cloudy

Partly Cloudy

max temp: 10°C

min temp: 5°C

ESTD 1874 Search

Stowmarket: Music on the Pitch event attracts more than 2,000 to Stowmarket Town Football Club

20:49 03 August 2014

Visitors enjoying the music at the Stowmarket Town Football Club Music on the Pitch family fun day on Saturday. A man is pictured improvising for an umbrella during a shower

Visitors enjoying the music at the Stowmarket Town Football Club Music on the Pitch family fun day on Saturday. A man is pictured improvising for an umbrella during a shower

Archant

A football club’s music and fun day reached new levels with its biggest ever crowd.

shares
Visitors enjoying the music at the Stowmarket Town Football Club Music on the Pitch family fun day on Saturday.Visitors enjoying the music at the Stowmarket Town Football Club Music on the Pitch family fun day on Saturday.

Stowmarket Town Football Club’s Music on the Pitch attracted more than 2,000 people meaning the bar almost ran out of drink.

Terry Graham, the club’s events organiser, said: “It was absolutely fantastic, we had the best day and 2,000 plus people which doubled the bar takings; it went very well. It was the best day ever; last year there were about 500-to-800 people throughout the day and night.

“We almost ran out behind the bar but we scraped through to the end of the evening.”

The free event, which was hosted on the club’s pitch, saw seven bands perform from 3.15pm on Saturday.

Mrs Graham added: “This was the event’s fourth year and it has taken a long time to get recognised. This year we changed the name from Fun Day which has possibly helped, people see it as more of an all-rounder.”

All of the proceeds will go to the football club.

shares

0 comments

Welcome , please leave your message below.

Optional - JPG files only
Optional - MP3 files only
Optional - 3GP, AVI, MOV, MPG or WMV files
Comments

Please log in to leave a comment and share your views with other East Anglian Daily Times visitors.

We enable people to post comments with the aim of encouraging open debate.

Only people who register and sign up to our terms and conditions can post comments. These terms and conditions explain our house rules and legal guidelines.

Comments are not edited by East Anglian Daily Times staff prior to publication but may be automatically filtered.

If you have a complaint about a comment please contact us by clicking on the Report This Comment button next to the comment.

Not a member yet?

Register to create your own unique East Anglian Daily Times account for free.

Signing up is free, quick and easy and offers you the chance to add comments, personalise the site with local information picked just for you, and more.

Sign up now

East Suffolk Line (stock image)

Transport user groups have called for more train services in Suffolk after new station footfall statistics showed growth across the region with particular emphasis on lines where their frequency had been increased,

Health chiefs in Suffolk have reaffirmed their commitment to tackling unhealthy lifestyles in the county as new figures revealed a major rise in hospital admissions where patients were diagnosed as being obese.

A pothole

Potholes which currently have to be repaired in 24 hours could be left unattended for five days under proposals being considered by Suffolk County Council.

Halstead sign

An Essex man accused of repeatedly kicking another man causing a serious injury to his groin has claimed he was acting in self-defence.

Protesters gathered in Fairfield Road in Framlingham to protest about the proposed housing development.

Survey responses from a Suffolk town at the centre of a heated housing campaign have shown support for new homes – of a certain sort.

Police are appealing for witnesses to find the missing man

A man who may have been seriously injured in a road traffic collision has gone missing.

Man in court over alleged fraud after telling couple further work needed doing to the roof of their home

An alleged rogue trader accused of doing work to the roof of a bungalow belonging to a Suffolk couple in their 80s without their agreement has claimed they asked him to do the work.

The new community cinema launched in St Mary's Church in Bury. Joanna Rayner and Rev Cannon Malcolm Rogers are pictured.

A Bury St Edmunds church is turning into a cinema as it intends to hold free community film events over the coming year.

Teen robbed of phone and bike

Police are appealing for help to find two men who robbed a teenager at knifepoint.

Most read

Most commented

Topic pages