All the fun of the Whitsun Fayre pulls in the crowds in Bury
Cars and sporting vehicles, an urban beach, circus skills and giant games attracted thousands of people to Bury St Edmunds’ popular Whitsun Fayre.
The town centre was thriving with activity with families soaking up the sun at the urban beach in The Traverse on Sunday and and even braving the chillier climate on Bank Holiday Monday.
There was also a variety of animals at a mini-farm near the top of Abbeygate Street as well as a flower and plant market plus other market stalls on the Cornhill and Buttermarket.
Making its debut at a major town centre event was Lisa Jayne’s Sweet Shop and Shake Bar in a converted London bus.
Children enjoyed circus skills workshops, giant games and science experiments.
Another highlight was a display of cars and sporting vehicles on Angel Hill including some rare Ford RS rally cars, which were brought from Staffordshire.
The event was organised by town centre improvement organisation Ourburystedmunds.
Chief executive Mark Cordell said: “It went really well and we were very fortunate with the weather.
“We’re really pleased with the success of the cars on Angel Hill- there was a lot of interest and we’re already talking about enhancing that for next year.”
Ourburystedmunds supplied sticks of seaside rock for volunteers to sell in aid of lifeboats charity the RNLI.