Hot off the heels of celebrating last week's second ever Suffolk Day, Dr Dan was delighted to meet so many people at the annual summer fetes in Wickham Skeith and Playford.
Dr Dan officially opened the annual "Grimmer Fete" in Wickham Skeith, where crowds came out to enjoy the summer sunshine and a host of activities on the village green, including Pig Bowling and a Smash the Crockery Stand, plus an impressive display of vintage cars, all raising vital funds for the local community. Aside from the activities, there were also a number of stands offering cakes, a range of refreshments and much more and it was great to see so many enjoying the traditional fun offered by a village fete.
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