Whittlesey Extravaganza brings out the crowds for a night of fun, music, entertainment - and fun fair rides for the children
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Whittlesey Extravaganza enjoyed another great night out as the lights were switched on and the town went headlong into the festive season.
The town was packed for the annual evening event that enables shops to open late, charity stalls to entertain visitors, and a £5 wrist band for children allows them access to a variety of fun fair rides and attractions.
Music filled the square that ranged from carol singing to the traditional sounds of a pipe band.
It takes nearly a year to organise, has a committee of 11, and Lynn Palmer is the chair of the extravaganza.
“The aim is to give a family night out at a reasonable price for of all ages,” she said.
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She was grateful for those businesses and individuals who had sponsored rides, produced raffle prizes and ensured the evening went off smoothly.
“Without that support this event would not be able to take place,” she said. “We are grateful to them.”
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Lynn paid tribute to her committee “each and every one of them has done a great job- they all work extremely hard to put on this event”.
She added: “I believe it’s been an absolute success and despite the weather people have really supported us.
“We shall start planning for next year after Christmas and decide what worked, what we think didn’t work and try and mix it up and do something a little bit different. “We can then go from there.”
To get involved contact Lynn via the extravaganza Facebook page.
“We’d love to hear from you,” she said.