Haverhill Summer Bash returns

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Haverhill Summer Bash is returning this weekend for the second year.

Chairman David Doughty said the event on Saturday and Sunday is bigger than last year’s debut.

Sport, music and a family day are on the programme.

“I am looking forward to the Summer Bash which will excel what we had last year, when we put on a show in a very short time,” said Mr Doughty.

“Haverhill business and the public came together and raised the morale of the town.”

A Family Sports Day will be run on Saturday at The New Croft in Chalkstone Way from 10am – 4pm.

There will be free entry to football matches, football clinics, sports and dance displays as well as a baby show, inflatables, donkey rides and fair ground rides.

The evening will see popular local group That Eighties Band perform along with Driving Sideways, Ollie Carter, Flux 32, Bad Monkey Driver, Dale Bennett, Elvis 68 and Smith & Weston.

The musical fun starts at 6.30pm and continues until 11.30pm, entrance is £2 for adults and £1 for children.

The second day of the Summer Bash will be staged on the Recreation Ground between 10am and 4pm and will feature a car boot sale, stalls from local groups, a tug of war, hog roast, flower and cake shows, a dog show, foods of the world, fairground rides, inflatables and more.

The dog show has been extended to include agility and a teach your dog a trick arena.

Charities due to benefit include LAMPH(main beneficiary), St Nicholas Hospice care in Haverhill, the Cubs, Scouts and Guides and REACH Community Projects.