Southrepps Royal Wedding celebrations are a piece of cake

Hundreds of people packed the streets of Southrepps for an afternoon and evening of Royal Wedding fun.

Church Street was lined with tables as locals tucked into picnics including some patriotically coloured red white and blue cup cakes.

A four-tier wedding cake made by Lorraine Geary at the village post office and coffee shop with decorations, including marzipan pearls and an icing bride and groom, and even some helicopters, by Ginny Keane was also a centre piece.

There were competitions for fancy dress and the best prince and princess, while children added their hand prints to a sheet which will capture all the youngsters there on the wedding day to be put on display later.

Chairman of the organising village fair committee John Bryant praised the big turnout, saying 'We set out the street for 260 people and more than 300 turned up. And people came out of the woodwork in the morning to help set everything up . It has been fantastic.'

Fund raising also provided commemorative mugs for local children.

Youngsters headed off to the nearby playing field for five a side football and novelty games, before the day time jazz from the Mick Murphy Band on an outdoor stage near the Vernon Arms pub turned into evening rock from Chibber.

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