Gallery: Record breaking fairies and academic celebrations are some of the photos that made the headlines

The Flutter for Faries World record attempt at the most faries in one place on the Cornhill in Ipswi

The Flutter for Faries World record attempt at the most faries in one place on the Cornhill in Ipswich - Credit: Archant

Once again we look back at the greatest photos from this week.

Hundreds of people of all ages dressed as fairies and gathered in Ipswich town centre in a world record attempt.

The aim of the event, held to raise money for the Woolverstone Wish appeal, was to break the current Guinness Book record for the number of fairies gathered together in one place at one time.

Volkswagen vehicles from Beetles and Golfs to camper vans were on show as part of a festival celebrating the German motoring manufacturer at Stonham Barns.

Enthusiasts of life on two-wheels enjoyed a fun day of cycling activities – including the chance to cycle across one of the world’s biggest portsat the second annual Port of Felixstowe Bike Day.


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Hundreds of motorcyclists rode in convoy through the Suffolk countryside as an annual charity road run enjoyed a record turn-out.

Melton Primary School, near Woodbridge, held a special Dads’ Day. As well as spending time in the classroom taking part in various activities and learning alongside their children, the VIP visitors were also asked to lead some lunchtime games.

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More than 1,100 students, proud families and special guests gathered at Suffolk New College for their End of Year Celebration.

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