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Community gets involved with care home annual fête in Bury St Edmunds

Tony and Jenny Gough with Hayden Revell and Wendy Harvey at Davers Court Picture: LUCY TAYLOR

Tony and Jenny Gough with Hayden Revell and Wendy Harvey at Davers Court Picture: LUCY TAYLOR

Lucy Taylor Photography

A Bury St Edmunds care home welcomed visitors from the community for its annual summer fête.

Brenda Barden and her great granddaughter at Davers Court Picture: LUCY TAYLORBrenda Barden and her great granddaughter at Davers Court Picture: LUCY TAYLOR

The event at Davers Court, on Shakers Lane, featured face painting, sweet stalls, traditional games, a tombola and a raffle.

Residents and guests also enjoyed music from Patrick Sawyer, who kept everyone entertained with nostalgic hits from years gone by.

Tony and Jenny Gough enjoying the fun at Davers Court's fete in Bury St Edmunds Picture: LUCY TAYLORTony and Jenny Gough enjoying the fun at Davers Court's fete in Bury St Edmunds Picture: LUCY TAYLOR

Wendy Harvey, home manager, said: “We host many events throughout the year at Davers Court, but our summer fête is a particular highlight.

“This year’s event did not disappoint and we all had a fantastic day making the most of the entertainment on offer.

Amy Sharpe, Douglas Hailstone and Tracy Aves at Davers Court's summer fete Picture: LUCY TAYLORAmy Sharpe, Douglas Hailstone and Tracy Aves at Davers Court's summer fete Picture: LUCY TAYLOR

“It’s so lovely for the residents to be able to build relationships with community groups and visitors, and it’s clear to see by the smiles on their faces how much they benefit from events like these.

“I’d like to thank everyone for joining us in making it so special, and we hope everyone who shared the day with us enjoyed it as much as we did.”


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