Families enjoy ‘perfect day’ at Maisebrooke Farm’s annual summer fair

Maisebrooke Farm Summer Fair: William and Senta Cotes with baby Thomas & 2year old. Picture: Julia H

Maisebrooke Farm Summer Fair: William and Senta Cotes with baby Thomas & 2year old. Picture: Julia Harrison - Credit: Julia Harrison

It was a case of all the fun of the farm when Maisebrooke held its fourth annual summer fair.

Maisebrook Farm Summer Fair: Ruby Mae Roos performing with the Beccles Royales. Picture: Julia Harri

Maisebrook Farm Summer Fair: Ruby Mae Roos performing with the Beccles Royales. Picture: Julia Harrison - Credit: Julia Harrison

Held at the farm on Shipmeadow, Beccles on Sunday, August 6, the event welcomed a large crowd, as families enjoyed a day jam-packed with activities.

Maisebrooke Farm Summer Fair: Tractor pulliong. Picture: Julia Harrison

Maisebrooke Farm Summer Fair: Tractor pulliong. Picture: Julia Harrison - Credit: Julia Harrison

There was live music from X Men and Tom Tonks, various other performances and competitions throughout to day, creating a buzzing atmosphere.

Maisebrooke Farm fair: 10 yr old twins Madi & Lucy Peacock on swingboat. Picture: Julia Harrison

Maisebrooke Farm fair: 10 yr old twins Madi & Lucy Peacock on swingboat. Picture: Julia Harrison - Credit: Julia Harrison

The competitions included tractor pulling, bale rolling and - for the first time - quad bike pulling for youngster, as well as donkey riding and a straw pirate ship.

Maisebrooke Farm Summer Fair: Children watch Punch and Judy. Picture: Julia Harrison

Maisebrooke Farm Summer Fair: Children watch Punch and Judy. Picture: Julia Harrison - Credit: Julia Harrison

Visitors were also able to get up close and personal with some of the farm's newest arrivals - particularly the lambs and piglets.

Maisebrooke Farm Summer Fair. Charlie Williams with 9 month old Layla & piglets. Picture: Julia Harr

Maisebrooke Farm Summer Fair. Charlie Williams with 9 month old Layla & piglets. Picture: Julia Harrison - Credit: Julia Harrison


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Organisers said the event was a 'perfect summer day enjoyed by an amazing turnout'.

Maisebrooke Farm Summer Fair: Lily & Amelia Tomkins, aged 6 & 2, riding donkeys. Picture: Julia Harr

Maisebrooke Farm Summer Fair: Lily & Amelia Tomkins, aged 6 & 2, riding donkeys. Picture: Julia Harrison - Credit: Julia Harrison

Maisebrooke Farm's next major event will be its food and drink festival on Sunday, October 1.

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