Respect festival brings people together

A FESTIVAL of respect has brought people in Ipswich together to say no to prejudice.A large crowd of people gathered for the celebrations as part of the fourth annual Respect Festival which included a procession from the town centre to Suffolk New College.

A FESTIVAL of respect has brought people in Ipswich together to say no to prejudice.

A large crowd of people gathered for the celebrations as part of the fourth annual Respect Festival which included a procession from the town centre to Suffolk New College.

Shelly Littlejohn, joint co-ordinator of the festival with her mother, Pam, said: “It was an amazing day. It went really really well.

“The aim was to bring Ipswich together as one community to have one day of fun.


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“It was about showing respect. Respect for everything, for people, for the environment, for animals.

“It is so important for our community because Ipswich really needs events which bring everyone together.”

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