Sleaford's St George's Day Market spectacle goes well

Organisers of Saturday's St George's Market event in Sleaford have been thrilled at the positive feedback they have received for putt the event on.
St George's Day market in Sleaford Market Place. L-R Shereen Ajumal, Sleaford Town Crier John Griffiths, Norry Bell, Alan Thomas. EMN-180423-101319001St George's Day market in Sleaford Market Place. L-R Shereen Ajumal, Sleaford Town Crier John Griffiths, Norry Bell, Alan Thomas. EMN-180423-101319001
St George's Day market in Sleaford Market Place. L-R Shereen Ajumal, Sleaford Town Crier John Griffiths, Norry Bell, Alan Thomas. EMN-180423-101319001

This year’s patriotic market was in Sleaford Market Place featuring a wide variety of stalls including jewellery, art demonstrations of mud hare making, food, various charities and the Rotary Club of Sleaford and a stroke awareness ambulance.

There was also a full programme of entertainment including music from the Sleaford Ukulele Orchestra, the William Alvey School singers with Chris Clarke and some jingles from the Kesteven Morris Dancers.

The event was organised by Sleaford Town Council

St George's Day market in Sleaford Market Place. Sally Baker on her stall Spoilt Sally's. EMN-180423-101308001St George's Day market in Sleaford Market Place. Sally Baker on her stall Spoilt Sally's. EMN-180423-101308001
St George's Day market in Sleaford Market Place. Sally Baker on her stall Spoilt Sally's. EMN-180423-101308001

One of the stalls was run by Harrison Wardell, a member of Slea Paddlers canoeing club. He is raising funds to take part in the 24th World Scout Jamboree in West Virginia, USA next year and proved very popular invited young and old to have a go at hitting the targets with toy crossbows.

The event was officially opened by the Mayor of Sleaford, Coun Jan Mathieson, the Town Crier and Rev Rhona Knight of St Denys’ Church who gave a blessing.

A spokesman for the council said: “Thank you to everyone who came to support this year’s St George’s Day Market. Thanks especially must go to all the stall holders and entertainers, who all showed so much enthusiasm.”