Hill. The parade is free to enter and everyone is encouraged to get involved by entering a float or wearing fancy dress to be as bright, colourful and make as much noise as possible. The theme for 2019 is ‘Sand, Sea & Surf’ and prizes are awarded for the best decorated entries.
Following the parade will be an afternoon of family fun on the Castle Meadow. Entry to the Castle Meadow will again be FREE FOR EVERYONE.
On the Castle Meadow 25-27 May 2019 Framlingham Gala Fest
is back for a second year in 2019! Following the successful relaunch as a three-day event in 2018 there will be something for everyone to enjoy across the weekend.
The traditional parade and entertainment on the Castle Meadow on Gala Fest Monday will again follow the newest additions on the Saturday and Sunday, including the Team Duathlon event and Live Music Night, making 3 days of colour, music and family fun for all of Framlingham and surrounding areas.
The Team Duathlon gets the weekend off to a sporty start. The relay style event is a fun challenge for all abilities, young and old, to take on, featuring a 2k run, 16k bike and 5k run with each team member taking on one section of the race. The race is ideal for families, friends or groups to have a go at, and can provide a great motivational
Team Duathlon Saturday 25 May
fitness goal to work towards. The Team Duathlon will take place at 11am at Framlingham Sports Club. Entry via www. framlinghamgalafest.co.uk
£30 for your team of 3.
Live Music Night Saturday 25 May Following
of the Team Duathlon there will be live music throughout the afternoon and into the evening, featuring rock, pop and country songs from lots of local musicians and bands. The music starts at 1pm building up the main acts who will perform in the evening until 11pm. Food and drink will available to create a mini festival
there will be entertainment for the children including face painting. Everyone is welcome to come along and just sit and listen, enjoy a sing-a-long, or even have a little dance. The Music Night takes place at Framlingham Sports Club. Entry is free before 5pm, or £5 after 5pm (Under 16s free).
Music by the Pond Sunday 26 May
of live music performed by talented
local singers and
bands. Taking place beside the pond next to the Castle Inn pub from Noon - 6pm.
Craft Fair Sunday 26 &
Monday 27 May The much loved Craft Fair will be open from 10am - 5pm on both the Sunday and Monday in St Michaels Rooms, and
variety of handmade crafts and produce from local
showcases a makers.
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A great chance to pick up a unique gift for someone, or a little treat for yourself.
Gala Fest Monday
Monday 27 May The entertainment
Bank Holiday Monday starts with the traditional
through the town. The stars of the parade will be the 2019 Gala Fest Princesses Lexie Bullingham, Grace Carr, and Millie Barker. Starting on Station Road the parade makes its way up to the Castle Meadow via the Market
there will be entertainment by Suffolk Samba, Urban Allstars Majorettes, Swing Dance and Phaze II Caribbean Steel Band, as well as live music until 8pm with headline act Jade MayJean from The Voice UK. Also on the meadow will be games, have-a-go archery, trade stalls and Stocks Fun Fair. For the children there will be races, face painting, and entertainment by Magic Olly. Refreshments on the
a day will
BBQ, paella, ice cream and doughnuts.
To finish off the weekend will be the Grand Gala Fest Draw, offering
to win some fantastic prizes donated by local businesses. Draw tickets are just £1.00 each and are available now plus at events over the Gala Fest weekend.
Also on the Monday is a
Car Boot Sale at Framlingham Sports Club which open from 10am.
Framlingham Gala Fest is
organised and run by a small team of volunteers with all proceeds from the weekend going to Framlingham Sports Club for the running and maintenance
new facilities membership
club, and lower costs. If you
would like to get involved or can help out over the weekend please do get in touch.
For full details of everything happening over the weekend visit the website or follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
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