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Colchester Bishop Launches village fete

PUBLISHED: 08:25 25 May 2018 | UPDATED: 08:25 25 May 2018

The Bishop of Colchester, The Right Reverend Roger Morris, on top of Peldon Church tower, St Mary the Virgin, to raise awareness of their forthcoming fete    Picture: NICK STRUGNELL

The Bishop of Colchester, The Right Reverend Roger Morris, on top of Peldon Church tower, St Mary the Virgin, to raise awareness of their forthcoming fete Picture: NICK STRUGNELL

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Bishop Roger Morris is helping to raise awareness of this year's event which is hoping to raise money for St Mary's Church in the village.

Bishop Roger said: “The church has been a focal point of this village for a thousand years.

“I hope plenty of people will turn out on June 9, have fun and support the efforts of The Friends of St Mary’s.”

As part of the event a YAK 52 plan will perform over the fete.

Organiser John Walker said: “We are so lucky to have a fabulous rural location in Lodge Lane.

“It is unusual to have an aerobatic display at a village fete and we hope it will attract visitors.

“With craft stalls, a friendly dog show and traditional entertainment, there will be a real Darling Buds of May feel!”

The fete will take place on June 9 in Lodge Lane from 11am until 5pm.

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