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Paddocks summer fair raises more than £2,000

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Paddocks Primary school summer fair.
Grantanbrycg Regia Anglorum Cambridge group. ANL-140720-185200009

Mark Westley Photography Paddocks Primary school summer fair. Grantanbrycg Regia Anglorum Cambridge group. ANL-140720-185200009

A Saxon and Vikings re-enactment was one of the highlights of Newmarket’s Paddocks primary school’s summer fair on Saturday.

Held at the school in Rochfort Avenue, the fair was organised by members of the Parent Teachers’ Association and raised £2,358.

The money will be spent on improving the school’s outdoor play equipment for its older pupils - those aged between nine and 11, who following the closure of the town’s middle schools, now stay on at primary school for an extra two years.

The fair including demonstrations by members of the Newmarket School of Dance, the Newmarket Hot Shots majorettes and pupils from Newmarket Academy as those from the Grantanbrycg-Saxons and Vikings.

Other attractions included donkey rides, face painting, an inflatable assault course, stalls selling handmade crafts and games .

There was a also a bouncy castle, a book stall, a demonstration of sand art , a raffle, barbecue and tombolas.

A spokeswoman for the school said: “It was a great afternoon and the Vikings and Saxons were terrific.

 

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