Following on from BBC Radio 4 Today's programme live from Felixstowe on Saturday 13 August, Dr Dan visited the annual Westerfield Church Fete along with County Councillor Robin Vickery. After enjoying the traditional selection of stalls and produce, Dr Dan was lucky enough to meet one of the stars of the Fete, Whitton Thomas.
Whitton Thomas is a 4 month old Suffolk Punch foal and the Fete was only his second public appearance, having previously made his debut at the Suffolk Show.
Dr Dan enjoyed meeting Thomas and his mother Daisy, not to mention the many people all soaking up the atmosphere of the afternoon, enjoying the sunshine and sampling the local produce.
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