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Sudbury Celebrates

 

 

The people of Sudbury are planning to come together as a community and celebrate all that we have to be proud of this summer. ‘Sudbury Celebrates 2012′ will take place over the weekend of the 23rd and 24th of June, and will be made up of a wide range of sporting, cultural and entertainment events taking place all over the town. Here, on the Sudbury Celebrates website, you’ll find all the information you need to enjoy the range of activities happening in your area over the weekend.
Download your own timetable and programme below, and keep up with highlights live as the weekend unfold by using the hashtag #sudburycelebrates on Twitter!
Don’t forget to send in your snaps of the weekend to sudburycelebrates@mackmangroup.co.uk to be a part of our online gallery.

Saturday

‘It’s a Knockout’. Enjoy watching teams compete in ‘It’s a Knockout’ competition. Juniors will start at 10:00 and the adult teams will follow at approximately 11:30.Try bowling from 2:00 until 4:00.Licenced bar, refreshments and charity stands.

Saturday

Come and watch the International friendlies with footballers from our German twin town at 9:00 and 11:00.

Sunday

Come and watch the International friendlies with footballers from our German twin town at 10:00 and 2:00.

Saturday

All sports: Try it, Play it, Love it. Facilities open for you to try and enjoy for free.
Sunday
Exhibition and introduction of Handball by students from Denmark.
Free coaching and taster sessions in table tennis, badminton, karate, basketball, hockey, trampolining, archery, water polo, netball, climbing, tennis and free swimming. Please see the timetable for timings.

Saturday

Be Active co-ordinator Steph Lloyd will open the skatepark/BMX area at Belle Vue Park (the main one on the driveway into park, not the one inside the park) and visitors are welcome to come along and have a go. She will attend with our local DJ Justin Carter and have the DJ decks there as well to provide music and for people to have a go at mixing.

Saturday

Free tasters and displays of basketball, karate, gymnastics, badminton, table tennis and archery. Roller Skating session with normal fees.
Café and licenced bar.
Please see the timetable for timings.

Saturday

The Watt Bikes are static exercise bikes with an interactive display that measures a rider’s performance, including speed, distance, cadence and power output. On Friars Meadow, people will have an opportunity to have a go on the Watt Bikes, competing to produce the maximum power output over the course of the day, with prizes on offer. All are welcome, although children under the age of around 12 will struggle to operate the bikes properly as they are adult sized.
Go Ride Cycling: Come and have a try at some cycle racing and test your skills on our course. Bring your own bike or borrow one of ours. Children under age 7-8 may be too small for our bikes! Helmets must be warn at all times.
Volleyball: Come and try your hand at a friendly game of Volleyball. No need to know the rules or have played before. Just turn up and join in.

Saturday & Sunday

Come and try Karate, Power Plate, Body Balance, Zumba, Aqua Zumba and Kuk Sool Wan. Please see timetable for timings.
Wet ‘n’ Wild Swimming
Kingfisher Leisure Centre boasts a great fun leisure pool which is suitable for all ages and abilities thanks to its gently sloping beach-style entrance. Certain sessions include the waves, flumes, rafts, and inflatable for fun. Come and try the new ‘spiradash’ inflatable during the Wet ‘n’ Wild sessions, it really is great fun.
Family Fun Time Swimming
An ideal session for families to come and have fun swimming and splashing around together. Session includes flumes, waves and rafts to have great fun playing with. An affordable activity for the whole family.

Saturday & Sunday

The perfect day out for babies and children up to 10 years old to come along and have an exciting time exploring the fantastic four tiered play frame. Fun play features include spiral and wavy slide, ball canyon, rope swing, V net bridge, UNIQUE interactive racecourse timer and much more. Babies and crawlers will be able to enjoy the baby area which provides a sensory and interactive soft play. With a large café seating area parents can relax and enjoy a coffee, cake or lunch whilst the little ones tear around.

Saturday & Sunday

Rowing challenge. Sudbury Rowing club will be setting up rowing machines on the Market Hill. See if you can row the furthest.
Gainsborough House is offering free entry.
Enjoy the Talbot Trail and learn more about Sudbury
Enjoy a Water meadows Walk with the U3A.

Sunday

Dance drama and music. Please see timetable for timings and further details.

Saturday & Sunday

We are planning to launch an Olympic reading challenge whereby members of the public will sign up for reading miles and follow the Olympic torch route around Great Britain which will be tracked in the Library with a large map of the country. Each reader will get a passport to travel around Great Britain and each 10 minutes of reading will equal 500 miles.
We are also making Olympic torches and other crafts throughout the weekend.
We are open from 10am-3pm on both Saturday and Sunday.

GOSTART will be running a free shuttle bus from 9:30 to 4:00, Saturday only, running from Delphi Sports Ground, Cornard Sports Centre, Sudbury Sports Centre, Kingfisher/Friars Meadow and Belle Vue Park.