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Spaceman travels Suffolk to promote Stradisphere festival

PUBLISHED: 17:28 01 April 2018 | UPDATED: 17:28 01 April 2018

The spaceman pets a local dog on his travels in Southwold. Picture: JON WILSON PHOTOGRAPHY

The spaceman pets a local dog on his travels in Southwold. Picture: JON WILSON PHOTOGRAPHY

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It was slightly more than one small step for a spaceman who toured round the region this weekend.

The spaceman visits Framlingham. Picture: JON WILSONThe spaceman visits Framlingham. Picture: JON WILSON

The unusual visitor dressed in an Apollo era suit was spotted in many iconic locations including Southwold Pier and Framlingham Market.

He visited local businesses and even stopped for a selfie or two with excited members of the public.

Sadly the spaceman did not come travelling from a ship up above but was instead part of a promotional video tour for the upcoming Stradbroke music festival Stradisphere which took him across our region.

The event which is in its fifth year will take place in July and is being headlined by well known singer songwriter Badly Drawn Boy and chart-toppers Sam and the Womp.

Organisers say that it is the biggest event yet having started as a tribute festival.

A number of local artists will also be performing at the event.

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