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Thousands enjoy estate fun day for Queen's jubilee celebrations

Anthony Carroll reports
2nd June 2022

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A family has fun at an arcade game at the Summer on the Mag jubilee celebrations in Gorleston - Credit: Lauren De Boise



Families got in the jubilee mood in Gorleston as they enjoyed a celebration of the Queen's 70 years on the throne

The sun beamed down as thousands of people enjoyed the Summer on the Mag Jubilee fun day in Magdalen Square throughout Thursday

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Eva Copland-Sutton, 2, has her face painted at the Summer on the Mag Platinum Jubilee event in Gorleston. - Credit: Lauren De Boise



The event was organised by St Mary Magdalene Church, in partnership with Freshly Greated and Magdalen Way Methodist Church

It saw children playing on giant arcade games and people enjoying music, dancing, rides and stalls

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Cici, 5, has a go on the Laser Run Actual Reality Arcade game at the Summer on the Mag Platinum Jubilee event in Gorleston. - Credit: Lauren De Boise



Rev Matthew Price, Vicar at St Mary Magdalene Church, said: "There were 3,000 to 4,000 people here"

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Alice Austin and Carl Wright with the Jubilee Pillar art project at the Summer on the Mag Platinum Jubilee event in Gorleston. - Credit: Lauren De Boise



"It was a fab day. There was a lovely sense of the community coming together"

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Cousins Roma and Charlie Down, both 7, enjoy a swing at the Summer on the Mag Platinum Jubilee event in Gorleston. - Credit: Lauren De Boise
 


 
The fun day was officially opened by Lady Agnew, one of the county’s Deputy Lieutenants and who read a message on behalf of the Queen,  and the Bishop of Thetford

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Thousands attended the event - Credit: Lauren De Boise


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Harrison, 4, tries out the Marble Run game, watched on by Marney, 7. It was part of the Actual Reality Arcade at the Summer on the Mag Platinum Jubilee event in Gorleston. - Credit: Lauren De Boise

article reproduced from the Great Yarmouth Mercury


 

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