Photo Gallery: Rudhams Festival success

Festival showcases the best of village life

Villagers in Rudham had their own three day festival over the weekend with a variety of attractions and entertainment.

Events were held on the playing field while East Rudham's parish church, St Peter's, displayed a flower festival on Saturday and Sunday.

The weekend kicked-off with a Rudham's Got Talent contest on Friday evening while Saturday was packed with events ranging from a tradtional village fete to a children's show jumping tournament, swing band and sheep racing.

Residents and visitors also enjoyed a horticultural show at Grove Farm and there was live music on Saturday night.


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It was the turn of the fun-runners yesterday with a 1.5 mile course run to raise money for Wells Lifeboat Station.

'It was a fantastic weekend and there was a lot of interest. It was really well supported and people are recognising what we are trying to achieve' said Ginny Ker-Gibson, one of the organisers.

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The festival is a held every two years and had been inspired by a village fete held to celebrate the Queen's Golden Jubilee in 2002.

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