Search

Musicians, morris men and magicians entertain at Sudbury’s Big Busk event

PUBLISHED: 12:47 13 September 2017 | UPDATED: 13:09 13 September 2017

The Belchamp Morris Men at The Big Busk held at St Peter's in Sudbury

The Belchamp Morris Men at The Big Busk held at St Peter's in Sudbury

Archant

St Peter’s church in Sudbury hosted a day of free music on Saturday to mark the Heritage Open Days initiative.

The Flaming Llamas perform at Big Busk held at St Peter's in Sudbury The Flaming Llamas perform at Big Busk held at St Peter's in Sudbury

Over 700 people dropped in to the Big Busk to enjoy solo performers and local bands, including Pick Yer Feet Up, The Bijoux Toots and The Flaming Llamas.

The Belchamp Morris Men entertained market-goers outside the church while Sudbury charity the Bridge Project provided a pop up café and Ten Dollar Chimp ran a bar. A magician was also on hand to entertain children

Chairman of the Friends of St Peter’s, who organised the event, Peter Gray, said: “It was a great day with some great music.

“St Peter’s is currently working hard to widen the venue’s appeal to all ages. With live music consistently coming up in our audience development programme, it made sense to focus on music for this year’s Heritage Open Day.

“We were very lucky to be supported by bands and singers of such high calibre, all of whom gave their time for free.”

Heritage Open Days is England’s largest festival of history and culture, where historic venues across the country are encouraged to open their doors to celebrate their heritage, community and history.

0 comments

Welcome , please leave your message below.

Optional - JPG files only
Optional - MP3 files only
Optional - 3GP, AVI, MOV, MPG or WMV files
Comments

Please log in to leave a comment and share your views with other Sudbury Mercury visitors.

We enable people to post comments with the aim of encouraging open debate.

Only people who register and sign up to our terms and conditions can post comments. These terms and conditions explain our house rules and legal guidelines.

Comments are not edited by Sudbury Mercury staff prior to publication but may be automatically filtered.

If you have a complaint about a comment please contact us by clicking on the Report This Comment button next to the comment.

Not a member yet?

Register to create your own unique Sudbury Mercury account for free.

Signing up is free, quick and easy and offers you the chance to add comments, personalise the site with local information picked just for you, and more.

Sign up now

Other popular content

16 minutes ago

A new road, which ran almost £5m over budget, faces fresh controversy after it emerged a council employee involved in the project also completed work for the road’s developers through his private company.

45 minutes ago

A top primary school in Martlesham Heath has been given Ofsted’s top rating of ‘outstanding’ in its latest inspection – the first time it achieved the benchmark rating in 50 years.

Emergency services were called to an incident in Stoke-by-Nayland where a car overturned and ended up on its roof.

Yesterday, 23:33

A hugely popular Suffolk band competition which champions new musical talent will celebrate its 20th anniversary this year.

Show Job Lists

Local weather

Partly Cloudy

Partly Cloudy

max temp: 3°C

min temp: 1°C

Newsletter Sign Up

Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter
MyDate24 MyPhotos24