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Babergh and Mid Suffolk community fun days in summer lined up including in Stowmarket, Hadleigh, Thurston and more





Community fun days are set to come to Babergh and Mid Suffolk this summer with six locations lined up across the two districts.

The fun days during the school holidays will give people the chance to get involved with a large selection of activities with everything from climbing walls and axe throwing to arts and crafts and dancing on offer.

There will also be a range of information stalls where attendees can access valuable resources and information from a range of local services, charities and community organisations.

Community fun days have been lined up for children this summer with six locations across Babergh and Mid Suffolk
Community fun days have been lined up for children this summer with six locations across Babergh and Mid Suffolk

The events are part of the Holiday Activity and Food (HAF) programme, with funding coordinated by Suffolk County Council and delivered locally by Babergh and Mid Suffolk District Councils.

The six events events are happening at:

- Stradbroke Playing Field & Community Centre, Wilby Road, Eye, IP21 5JN – Friday, July 26

- Stowmarket Recreation Ground, Recreation Road, Stowmarket, IP14 1JT– Monday, July 29

- Stevenson Centre, Stevenson Approach, Great Cornard, Sudbury, CO10 0WD – Friday, August 2

- Holbrook Village Hall, The Street, Holbrook, Ipswich, IP9 2PZ – Monday, August 5

-Hadleigh Pool and Leisure, Stonehouse Road, Hadleigh, IP7 5BH – Friday, August 9

-New Green Community Centre, New Green Avenue, Thurston, Bury St Edmunds, IP31 3TG, Monday, August 12

"They provide a wonderful opportunity for people to get together, try new things and make some memories"
"They provide a wonderful opportunity for people to get together, try new things and make some memories"

All of the community fun days are free to attend and people can turn up on the day.

Children that receive free school meals can book their places on select activities and secure a free packed lunch by using the Eequ platform.

Cllr Tim Weller, Mid Suffolk District Council cabinet member for environment, culture and wellbeing, said: “I’m thrilled that the fun days are returning to our district for another summer.

“Each year, they provide a wonderful opportunity for people to get together, try new things and make some memories.

“I hope to see as many people as possible at our events in Stowmarket, Stradbroke and Thurston.”

Cllr Daniel Potter, Babergh District Council cabinet member for thriving communities, added: “These fun days would not be possible without the help of our partners across the district.

“By providing exciting activities as well as valuable information and resources, they all play their part to help make these events special, so I’d like to thank them all for their continued support.”