Teddies plunge to earth as popular Pakefield fete is hailed a success

A teddy parachuting from Pakefield church tower with Saxon Road in the background at the Pakefield C

A teddy parachuting from Pakefield church tower with Saxon Road in the background at the Pakefield Church fete. Picture: MICK HOWES. - Credit: Archant

More than 100 daredevil teddies took the plunge at a popular summer fete.

Cooling down in the glorious sunshine, Canon Bob Baker was the target in the 'wet sponge throwing' s

Cooling down in the glorious sunshine, Canon Bob Baker was the target in the 'wet sponge throwing' sideshow at the Pakefield Church fete. Picture: MICK HOWES. - Credit: Archant

Taking a leap of faith from the Pakefield church tower yesterday (Saturday) there was a fine turn-out as peopled flocked to see the bears parachute to the ground.

And with entertainment aplenty, the fete at All Saints and St Margaret's church was hailed a success. With various competitions, stalls, events and a grand raffle there was something for everyone to enjoy.

Canon Bob Baker even joined in the fun as he cooled down in the glorious sunshine – by being the target in the 'wet sponge throwing' sideshow.

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