Parishioners are busy preparing for a weekend of drama, dance and speakers is due to take place at St Nicholas Church, in Castle Hedingham.

The Mission Possible Weekend, which will take place on May 3 and 4, will include a range of activities at the church and other venues in the village.

PCC member Maurice Jones said: “We want people from Castle Hedingham and the surrounding area who are already connected to a church or interested in finding out more about the Christian faith, to come and enjoy a fantastic weekend of high quality speakers, drama, dance and contemporary Christian music in beautiful surroundings.

“If it is successful we will consider making it an annual event.”

There is a full programme for children aged three to 11.

The cost is £10 per person per day but under 16s go free. Closing date for booking is Friday.