Success as Big Lunch Fun Day celebrates best of Kesgrave

Benedict and Dominic Rosher try out the Speedworth Motor Sport car at the Kesgrave Big Lunch Fun Day

Benedict and Dominic Rosher try out the Speedworth Motor Sport car at the Kesgrave Big Lunch Fun Day. Picture: GARY DONNISON

Kesgrave’s Big Lunch Fun Day has been declared a rousing success after hundreds of families turned out to celebrate the best of the town.

The boys football tournament at Kesgrave Big Lunch Fun Day. Picture: GARY DONNISON

The boys football tournament at Kesgrave Big Lunch Fun Day. Picture: GARY DONNISON

The event took place at the Millennium Jubilee Hall and field yesterday, and featured community groups, musicians and sports teams showing what the town has to offer, and giving people the chance to have a go or take part in games and activities.

The Pop Chorus perform at the Kesgrave Big Lunch Fun Day. Picture: GARY DONNISON

The Pop Chorus perform at the Kesgrave Big Lunch Fun Day. Picture: GARY DONNISON

People also had a chance to share their thoughts on what should be in the town’s new neighbourhood plan.

The Pop Chorus conductor gets in the party mood at the Kesgrave Big Lunch Fun Day. Picture: GARY DON

The Pop Chorus conductor gets in the party mood at the Kesgrave Big Lunch Fun Day. Picture: GARY DONNISON

The day aimed to celebrate the best of the town and its community spirit, and followed on from the success of the Queen’s Birthday event there last year.

Noah Sutherland climbs the wall at Kesgrave Big Lunch Fun Day. Picture: GARY DONNISON

Noah Sutherland climbs the wall at Kesgrave Big Lunch Fun Day. Picture: GARY DONNISON

Neal Beecroft-Smith, chairman of Kesgrave Town Council, said: “Kesgrave is a growing town with established and newer parts, events like this are excellent for bringing everyone together to celebrate what is good about living and working here.”

The crazy golf was a big hit with the kids at the Kesgrave Big Lunch Fun Day. Picture: GARY DONNISON

The crazy golf was a big hit with the kids at the Kesgrave Big Lunch Fun Day. Picture: GARY DONNISON

The Taoiste Tai Chi Society put on a great display at the Kesgrave Big Lunch Fun Day. Picture: GARY

The Taoiste Tai Chi Society put on a great display at the Kesgrave Big Lunch Fun Day. Picture: GARY DONNISON

Young archer Molly Cook gets tuition from Trevor Fitchett at the Kesgrave Big Lunch Fun Day. Picture

Young archer Molly Cook gets tuition from Trevor Fitchett at the Kesgrave Big Lunch Fun Day. Picture: GARY DONNISON

Kesgrave Big Lunch Fun Day. Picture: GARY DONNISON

Kesgrave Big Lunch Fun Day. Picture: GARY DONNISON

Crowds at the bouncy slide at the Kesgrave Big Lunch Fun Day. Picture: GARY DONNISON

Crowds at the bouncy slide at the Kesgrave Big Lunch Fun Day. Picture: GARY DONNISON