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1986 EVENTS in WOODBRIDGE

 An important annual event in          
Woodbridge is the  Regatta , held every
July on the River Deben. It has taken  
place since before 1784. Each year at  
least 700 people attend. Exhibitions of
vintage cars, water raft races,        
decorated floats by local clubs and    
competitions are among the events.     
 Kingston Field, near Notcutts, is the 
central place for town events.         
  Kingston Fair  and the Carnival is   
held every July attracting 500 people. 
It has taken place regularly for       
about 15 years.                        
 The  Woodbridge Cycle Race  is held in
May. About 500 people take part, with  
teams from France, Belgium and Germany.
J.J.Johnson founded the  Shufflers     
10km race, now classed best in         
England. It had 327 entries in 1985,   
the most in its 4 year history.        
                                       
 

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