On Saturday 28th September, around 3,000 people turned out to enjoy the Bishop Celebrating Together event which was held in Bishop Auckland Market Place.
The crowds enjoyed a variety of singers and performers on the main stage and the children enjoyed the grassed play area with giant toys and games. There was free face painting, children rides and visit from Gaunless Gateway Big Purple Play Bus!
The Town Team mascot ‘Bishop The Boar’ made some guest appearances including having a selfie with the Mayor of Bishop Auckland, Cllr David Fleming.
To tempt the taste buds there was a section market and food traders offering everything from pizzas to fish & chips, donuts to ice-creams.
The Bishop Auckland Town Council held their annual Horticultural and Produce show in the Town Hall and St Anne’s Church hosted a photographic art event called ‘Faith in our Future: Blooming in Unexpected Places’.
Over 1,000 people had a sneak peak inside the new Auckland Tower where they had ‘Taking Root, a day of floral art and music.’
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