Hundreds of people soak up the sun at the ActivGardens Big Garden Party in Ipswich

A drumming workshop at the Big Garden Activlives party on Saturday.

A drumming workshop at the Big Garden Activlives party on Saturday.

A community garden’s eighth annual fun day has been hailed a success with more people than ever taking part.

Lesley Hartley with the sustainable driveway.

Lesley Hartley with the sustainable driveway.

More than 500 visitors made their way to The People’s Community Garden in Ipswich on Saturday to enjoy a range of activities, including circus skills, face painting, pond-dipping and a tombola.

The event was organised by and raising money for ActivGardens, which is part of Suffolk charity ActivLives.

Susannah Robirosa, development manager of ActivGardens, said: “It was an amazing turnout and we are delighted with how it went.”

The garden, in Halifax Road, brings together people of all ages to maintain and develop the green space.


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