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Long Sutton’s Music in the Park goes out with a bang

Youngsters enjoy a ride.
Youngsters enjoy a ride.

Long Sutton hosted another hugely successful Music in the Park event on Sunday – although organisers have said it is unlikely to return next year.

Hundreds enjoyed a great day but the heavy workload and other reasons mean the event will probably not take place in 2018.

Ices for Gracie and Freddie Turnill
Ices for Gracie and Freddie Turnill

A range of musical acts served as the focal point, with a programme boasting many local artists, such as singer Little Lal, an Elvis and Johnny Cash Tribute, a Motown and funk group called Detroit PowerHouse and also rock band, The Moll Grips.

Organiser Jack Tyrrell said: “Nearly all the acts were local which helps to promote talent in the area”.

The event had more to offer than just music however, with a fun fair and food stalls.

Jack added: “The event went really, really well and many people were thanking the group with positive feedback. They were really pleased. It was a good way for people to catch up with old friends and family and we had between 1,200 and 1,500 people attending.”

Although not completely ruling out a return for the event at some point, Jack said: “It is likely that this was the last one, as it’s so much work and for other personal reasons, although I’m happy to say it ended on a very good note.”

• More pictures in Thursday’s Spalding Guardian.

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