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Zumba-mad group conga their way around Norwich city centre - for 5km

PUBLISHED: 08:33 18 March 2018

Members of a North Walsham zumba group held a 5k Conga through the streets of Norwich to raise money for charity. Picture: ANDREW STONE

Members of a North Walsham zumba group held a 5k Conga through the streets of Norwich to raise money for charity. Picture: ANDREW STONE

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Members of a North Walsham zumba group braved the cold and snow on Saturday as they took part in a 5km conga through the Norwich city centre.

Members of a North Walsham zumba group held a 5k Conga through the streets of Norwich to raise money for charity. Picture: ANDREW STONEMembers of a North Walsham zumba group held a 5k Conga through the streets of Norwich to raise money for charity. Picture: ANDREW STONE

Organised by Sarah Yendell, a zumba instructor, Sharon Grimwood, Charlie Brown and Sherie Brown, the event was held to raise money for charity Sport Relief.

The conga started and ended at Chapelfield Gardens and the members who took part danced their way through Norwich in single file dressed in colourful tutus.

Members of a North Walsham zumba group held a 5k Conga through the streets of Norwich to raise money for charity. Picture: ANDREW STONEMembers of a North Walsham zumba group held a 5k Conga through the streets of Norwich to raise money for charity. Picture: ANDREW STONE

The route took them past the Assembly House, up St Stephens Street, past the bus station and on to John Lewis.

From there they headed to the Bell Hotel, along St Stephens Street again before passing Jarrolds and making their way to The Forum.

Members of a North Walsham zumba group held a 5k Conga through the streets of Norwich to raise money for charity. Picture: ANDREW STONEMembers of a North Walsham zumba group held a 5k Conga through the streets of Norwich to raise money for charity. Picture: ANDREW STONE

They did two circuits of the route and were joined by members of the public along the way.

A conga is a Latin American dance of African origin, usually with several people in a single line, one behind the other.


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