RESIDENTS came together to celebrate the 50th anniversary of St George’s Church, Thundersley.

The church, in Rushbottom Lane, marked the 50th anniversary of the building’s dedication on Saturday with a family fun day at Tarpots Recreation Ground.

Guests were able to enjoy a dog show and displays by the Starlight Twirlers, dance groups and a dog obedience group.

The event also featured music from a junior school choir, a senior school drama group and a worship band.