Gainsborough Library in Ipswich to remember MP Jo Cox with Great Get Together weekend activities

Manager Mandy Grimwood outside Gainsborough Library in Ipswich, which will be taking part in the Gre

Manager Mandy Grimwood outside Gainsborough Library in Ipswich, which will be taking part in the Great Get Together weekend. Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

Gainsborough Library in Ipswich is backing the Great Get Together series of events happening nationwide in memory of Jo Cox with a weekend of activities.

A woman laying down flowers of tribute at Parliament Square opposite the Palace of Westminster, cent

A woman laying down flowers of tribute at Parliament Square opposite the Palace of Westminster, central London, following the death of Labour MP Jo Cox. Picture: YUI MOK/PA WIRE - Credit: PA

On Friday, June 16, the library’s usual baby bounce and tot rock, stay and play, adult singing and family crafts will take place.

On Saturday, June 17, events will take place at the library and Landseer Park, including a five-a-side football tournament from 11am-1pm, storytime and picnic from 12-2pm and family crafts from 2pm.

On Sunday, June 18, events will get underway from 1pm including family crafts, family film show, bingo, afternoon tea quiz and games such as snooker, table football and xbox games.

The weekend will feature dozens of event across the country organised in memory of Jo Cox, the MP who was killed on June 16 last year.


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Jo’s family and friends came up with the initiative following her death.

To find out more about the Gainsborough weekend visit the Suffolk Libraries website here.

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