Popular Party in the Park event celebrates 10-year anniversary

Glorious sunshine greeted visitors to Belle Vue Park in Sudbury for the 2016 Party in the Park event

Glorious sunshine greeted visitors to Belle Vue Park in Sudbury for the 2016 Party in the Park event Picture: ANDY ABBOTT - Credit: Archant

Thousands of people are expected to descend on Sudbury as the town’s popular Party in the Park event celebrates its 10-year anniversary.

All ages enjoy a mass aerobics work out at the 2016 Party in the Park event Picture: ANDY ABBOTT

All ages enjoy a mass aerobics work out at the 2016 Party in the Park event Picture: ANDY ABBOTT - Credit: Archant

The free event, run by Sudbury Town Council, aims to raise the profile of the diverse range of clubs and groups in and around the town with a day of family fun.

Belle Vue Park will host the event, which will see wide range of entertainment including dance, keep fit, baby ballet, exercise along with live music and food and drink stalls.

Climbing walls, bungee trampolines, Punch & Judy, magic shows, and a circus skills workshop will also be free to visitors.

This year’s new free attraction is a classic nine-hole golf course, which combines traditional mini golf with wacky obstacles.


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Other activities include face painting, arts and crafts, bouncy castles, slides, inflatable gladiator games, a rodeo bull, children’s bumper cars and zorb football.

Throughout the day and into the night live music will be performed by a wide range of local talent split across two stages, the Acoustic Stage, run by The Befriending Scheme, will have performances all day with main stage acts, sponsored by McDonalds, starting at 5pm in the central arena.

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This year’s event will take place on Sunday, July 22, from 11am-9pm, with no admittance after 8pm.

For more information and updates, visit the Party in the Park event page on Facebook @sudburysuffolkevents

For enquiries, contact Sudbury Town Council on 01787 372331 or email partyinthepark@sudburytowncouncil.co.uk

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