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Sunshine On Suffolk For John West Great East Swim This weekend's event was the 11th of its kind in Suffolk, having launched back in 2009 – with more than 22,000 taking part over its decade-long history Swimmers Get Ready For John West Great East Swim The county’s biggest swimming event takes place at Alton Water, near Holbrook, on Saturday, for its 11th staging since launching back in 2009 6 Things To Look Out For At John West Great East Swim Top quality food, fun and games in the event village and a very special guest - here's what you can look forward to this weekend Vicky Has Swimming To Thank For Turning Her Life Around Inspirational swimmer Vicky Malmsjo will mark her incredible recovery from a spinal condition by taking on John West Great East Swim this month Unexpectedly Great: Nick Williams Paramedic Nick Williams was inspired to take on swimming fundraising challenges to increase his fitness and activity levels following his father’s cancer diagnosis. He is part of Great Swim's Unexpectedly Great campaign. Celebrating Unexpectedly Great Swimmers in Suffolk Inspiring swimmers from across the region and further afield gathered in Ipswich today to kick off the countdown to the 2019 John West Great East Swim. 2019 Great East Swim Date Revealed Suffolk’s biggest open water-swimming event the Great East Swim will return to Alton Water Reservoir in 2019 on Saturday 22 June. THOUSANDS OF SWIMMERS AND SPECTATORS AT THE GREAT EAST SWIM Over 2,000 swimmers and around 6,000 spectators enjoyed this year’s Great East Swim at Alton Water reservoir in Holbrook near Ipswich. Two new additions to the Great Swim Series for 2015 Here at Great Swim we're always looking at ways to improve your event day experience, so this year we're launching two new and exciting challenges at two of our established locations.  Superstar soprano Laura Wright launches Great East Swim Suffolk’s own superstar soprano singer Laura Wright is encouraging others to join her in one of East Anglia’s most popular sporting events, the Great East Swim, which takes place at Alton Water in Holbrook near Ipswich on 20th June.