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More than 20,000 visit Felixstowe seafront for ‘best ever’ Art on the Prom event

Thousands of people flocked to Felixstowe for the Art on the Prom event.  Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

Thousands of people flocked to Felixstowe for the Art on the Prom event. Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

More than 20,000 people flocked to Felixstowe seafront on Sunday to view a spectacular display of art that stretched along the promenade.

Thousands of people flocked to Felixstowe for the Art on the Prom event.  Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN Thousands of people flocked to Felixstowe for the Art on the Prom event. Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

Art on the Prom saw more than 120 artists showcase their work between the newly-refurbished pier and the Spa Pavilion.

Stephen Wyatt, one of the event’s organisers, said the event, now in its 14th year, has been a huge success.

Thousands of people flocked to Felixstowe for the Art on the Prom event.  Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN Thousands of people flocked to Felixstowe for the Art on the Prom event. Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

“It has gone absolutely brilliantly, it has been packed from the beginning to the end,” he said.

“It is out best event ever.

Thousands of people flocked to Felixstowe for the Art on the Prom event.  Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN Thousands of people flocked to Felixstowe for the Art on the Prom event. Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

“And the weather has been great, much better than forecast.

“It has been really positive, there has been a real buzz about the place.

Thousands of people flocked to Felixstowe for the Art on the Prom event.  Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN Thousands of people flocked to Felixstowe for the Art on the Prom event. Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

“I think everyone has enjoyed spending the day looking at all the superb art work.

“I think the shops in the town have done quite well too.

Thousands of people flocked to Felixstowe for the Art on the Prom event.  Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN Thousands of people flocked to Felixstowe for the Art on the Prom event. Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

“People have come not just from Felixstowe but from far and wide.”

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