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New and improved Framlingham Galafest to relaunch with three days of fun ‘for all the family to enjoy’

PUBLISHED: 09:36 21 May 2018 | UPDATED: 09:36 21 May 2018

Crowds lined the streets for last year's Framlingham Gala parade, which was led by 
The Smokehouse Blue Marching Band 
Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

Crowds lined the streets for last year's Framlingham Gala parade, which was led by The Smokehouse Blue Marching Band Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

A Suffolk bank holiday highlight is returning for a “flower power” themed festival - filled with “energy, colour and music”.

This year's parade theme is flower power Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWNThis year's parade theme is flower power Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

Organisers of this year’s Framlingham Galafest say they are looking forward to “exciting times” with the “new and improved” event.

The popular celebration is being re-launched as a three-day event running Saturday-Monday, with “something for all the family to enjoy”.

Kicking off with a Team Fun Duathlon at Framlingham Sport Club, Saturday will also feature a barbecue, bar and music from noon-10.30pm.

Entry to the music is free before 5pm and will feature music by Collage, Man in a Hat and Gasoline Alley.

Organisers say the event is being relaunched for a new and improved three day festival Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWNOrganisers say the event is being relaunched for a new and improved three day festival Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

Sunday sees a craft fair and music by the pond, opposite the Castle Inn, followed by a car boot, craft fair and parade through the town on Monday. Entry to Castle Meadow for the music, stalls, games and entertainment is free.

“It’s a flower power theme - decorate yourself and come and join us,” said a spokesman.

Visit Framlingham Galafest for details.

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