Crowds flock to South Lynn Big Bash

Austeja, aged six, had a rainbow painted on her face at South Lynn Big Bash Picture: Chris Bishop

Austeja, aged six, had a rainbow painted on her face at South Lynn Big Bash Picture: Chris Bishop - Credit: Archant

Families flocked to the South Lynn Big Bash, for an afternoon of free entertainment in the sunshine.

Hundreds attended the South Lynn Big Bash, which is in its fourth year Picture: Chris Bishop

Hundreds attended the South Lynn Big Bash, which is in its fourth year Picture: Chris Bishop - Credit: Archant

More than 500 packed into St Michael's School, on Saddlebow Road, where there were activities indoors and out for the children, along with a barbecue, beer tent and live DJ.

Youth and community worker Laura Evans, one of the event's organisers, said: "It's our fourth year. Two churches - All Saints and the Cornerstone King's Lynn Baptist Church - come together to put on an event for the South Lynn community."

KLFM96.7 presenter Simon Rowe tries his hands at drumming with the sea cadets at the South Lynn Big

KLFM96.7 presenter Simon Rowe tries his hands at drumming with the sea cadets at the South Lynn Big Bash Picture: Chris Bishop - Credit: Archant

West Norfolk mayor Geoff Hipperson, who officially opened the event, said: "It's brilliant how a joint effort brings the community together."

Simon Rowe, presenter with Lynn-based local radio station KLFM96.7, was taking care of the music.

West Norfolk mayor Geoff Hipperson, with his wife and lady mayoress Rose Picture: Chris Bishop

West Norfolk mayor Geoff Hipperson, with his wife and lady mayoress Rose Picture: Chris Bishop - Credit: Archant


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"It's a proper community event," he said. "It brings everybody out in this area of town and it's free."

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Friends Austeja and Taja, both six, who had their faces painted at the South Lynn Big Bash Picture: Chris Bishop - Credit: Archant

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