Hundreds flock to Mildenhall’s Jubilee Fields for day of family fun

Lark in the Park, in Mildenhall. Kimberley Ann Theatre School (KATS). ANL-150713-122048001
Lark in the Park, in Mildenhall. Kimberley Ann Theatre School (KATS). ANL-150713-122048001
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Families from in and around Mildenhall flocked to the town’s Jubilee Fields on Saturday for a day of fun in the park.

With the sun shining down, Lark in the Park attracted dozens of families to enjoy a host of entertainment.

Lark in the Park, in Mildenhall. Brothers Matthew, nine, and Andrew Banyard, four, try on a fire engine for size. ANL-150713-122037001

Lark in the Park, in Mildenhall. Brothers Matthew, nine, and Andrew Banyard, four, try on a fire engine for size. ANL-150713-122037001

The annual fun day is organised and run by Mildenhall Parish Council for the parish’s residents.

This year’s activities including a motion theatre simulator, climbing wall and a fun house, as well as vintage vehicles and circus skills.

The Kimberley Ann Theatre School (KATS) reenacted a show they recently performed at the Royal Albert Hall.

Music acts included headliners Thy Last Drop, who recently performed at the first Bury Folk Festival, Once Awake and Staycations.

Lark in the Park, in Mildenhall. Band Once Awake parform. ANL-150713-122025001

Lark in the Park, in Mildenhall. Band Once Awake parform. ANL-150713-122025001

Groups including Mildenhall Cycling Club, the Bunbury Players and the Twinning Assocation also attended.

Many Maguire, Mildenhall Parish Council clerk, said: “It was great to see so many people, and the weather was very good for us.

“It is something the parish council does for the residents. It is not about profit, it is about giving back to the parish.

“When you see an event that goes so well and is so well attended, it makes all the hard work worthwhile.”

“The staff were absolutely amazing. We had a lot more activities this year and great fun was had by all.”