April 2017 – St George’s Celebration Weekend
The Sudbury Market Town Partnership secured Big Lottery funding to ‘Celebrate England’ on the weekend of 22 and 23 April 2017 – 23 April being St George’s Day.
22 April: Charity Roadshow and Workshops
Workshops included ‘10 Top Tips’ for Writing Good Funding Applications, Recruiting and Managing Volunteers, Marketing and Publicity, Managing a Group’s Finances, Advocacy Skills, Managing Effective Meetings, Smarter Working with IT, Speaking and Presentation Skills, followed by a Volunteer Awards Ceremony where awards were presented to members of the local community who volunteer within organisations.
23 April: Traditional Country Fair
Stalls provided by the voluntary and community sector, competitions for children and various kinds of entertainment, taster sessions for cricket, bowls and tennis. The theme of the competitions were of course around St George and the Dragon! The Cricket Club had their bar open, offering barbeque food, tea, coffee and cakes.