Hundreds of people take part in family fun day at Norwich Cathedral

Sisters, Amber, nine, and Briony, seven, try out the ribbons at the Norwich Cathedral Fun Day. Pictu

Sisters, Amber, nine, and Briony, seven, try out the ribbons at the Norwich Cathedral Fun Day. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY - Credit: Copyright: Archant 2017

There was fun for all the family at an activity day at Norwich Cathedral.

Zachary Hinchliffe, three, plays with a diablo, at the Norwich Cathedral Fun Day. Picture: DENISE BR

Zachary Hinchliffe, three, plays with a diablo, at the Norwich Cathedral Fun Day. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY - Credit: Copyright: Archant 2017

With more than 400 people attending yesterday, there were varied activities for young children, ranging from arts and crafts and outdoor games, to medieval puppet shows and circus skills.

The day made use of the entire cathedral site including a classroom inside and a puppet show hosted in the gardens.

Lexi Organ, two, watches the puppet show with mum Sarah, and two-month-old brother Jack, at the Norw

Lexi Organ, two, watches the puppet show with mum Sarah, and two-month-old brother Jack, at the Norwich Cathedral Fun Day. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY - Credit: Copyright: Archant 2017

Lynn Barker from Lowestoft said that it was her first time in the cathedral and was grateful that the day gave 'something fun for the kids to do in the holidays'.

Janet Marshall, head of schools and family learning at Norwich Cathedral, said that the event had particular importance in welcoming families who may not usually go to the cathedral to allow them to experience the site and learn about the Christian story.

Eve Walkeden, three, enjoys the Norwich Cathedral Fun Day with mum, Sarah. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

Eve Walkeden, three, enjoys the Norwich Cathedral Fun Day with mum, Sarah. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY - Credit: Copyright: Archant 2017

Zachary hinchliffe, three, play with a diablo, at the Norwich Cathedral Fun Day. Picture: CHARLOTTE

Zachary hinchliffe, three, play with a diablo, at the Norwich Cathedral Fun Day. Picture: CHARLOTTE BOND - Credit: Copyright: Archant 2017

Zachary Hinchliffe, three, plays with a diablo, at the Norwich Cathedral Fun Day. Picture: CHARLOTTE

Zachary Hinchliffe, three, plays with a diablo, at the Norwich Cathedral Fun Day. Picture: CHARLOTTE BOND - Credit: Copyright: Archant 2017

Zachary hinchliffe, three, play with a diablo, at the Norwich Cathedral Fun Day. Picture: CHARLOTTE

Zachary hinchliffe, three, play with a diablo, at the Norwich Cathedral Fun Day. Picture: CHARLOTTE BOND - Credit: Copyright: Archant 2017


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