Here is what is in store for Downham Festival week.
-Sunday, May 24: French style coffee morning, Town Hall, 10am to 2pm; Tours of the Old Fire Station, 10am-4pm; flag raising ceremony, Town Square, 11.45am; dog show, Howdale, noon-4pm. Monday, May 25: Carnival, from 12.15pm. Tuesday, May 26: St Edmund’s Church Tower, 10am-3pm; children’s disco, town hall, 4pm to 9pm. Wednesday, May 27: Festival cake cutting, town hall, 10am-noon; Duplicate Bridge, town hall, 1.15pm; Old Tyme Music Hall concert, town hall, 7.30pm. Thursday, May 28: Children’s cinema, town Hall, 2.30pm; Musical evening organised by Downham Red Hat Society, town hall, 6pm. Friday, May 29: Festival coffee morning, town hall, 10am-12.30pm; baby show and children’s fancy dress, town hall, 2-4pm; Festival quiz, town hall, 7.30pm. Saturday, May 30: craft fair, town hall, 9.30am to 3.30pm; lowering of the flag, town square, 4pm.