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COVID-19 and Great Swim events Important Event Update Inspirational Women To Take On Open Water Challenge A group of inspirational women will take part in this year’s John West Great East Swim as they continue their quest to address gender inequality in mass participation events Mental Health The Hot Topic For Suffolk Events Charity runners and swimmers were joined by an Ipswich dignitary and Ipswich Town footballers as the Great East Run and the John West Great East Swim returns to Suffolk in 2020 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.  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.