the 2012 children's festival
Having had a great return - in a different format - in 2011, BRIDGNORTH'S CHILDREN'S
FESTIVAL returns again on SUNDAY 26 AUGUST 2012.
Once again we're linking up with the Bridgnorth
Music & Arts Festival & the
Bridgnorth Food Fair and holding
a ONE-DAY CHILDREN'S FESTIVAL
in and around the Bridgnorth High Street.
Entry to the various Activity
Zones will be via WRISTBANDS.
It all kicks off from 11:00
but you can buy wristbands from our Information
Zone Marquee in the High Street from 10:30.
Prices for the Festival wristbands
Adults accompanying children
We'll have a number of
Activity Zones and you can download or view a copy of our brochure: GO>>>
And of course Bridgnorth's one and
DADDY will be the Entertainment
Host and will be rounding off the
Festival with a special DISCO
at The Castle Hall starting
at 5pm. FREE entry
to everyone who has purchased a wristband
Picklelily Circus at the 2012 Children's Festival. Careena Fenton is a member of the Magic Circle and has performed all over the world for children on P&O Cruises as well as performing for Legoland and Disney. She also appeared on BBC1's "The Sorcerers Apprentice". Picklelily Circus will provide walkabout magical entertainment at the various Activity Zones - come and see the show!
Entertainment Zone - St. Leonard's
close & high street
ready to be entertained! Music performances, magicians,
storytellers, zany comedians and a host of other exciting entertainers
- just for you.
FUN ZONE - high
street & st. leonard's close
Our great friends
Bouncy Castles will
be back with their range of inflatables including our own Children's
bouncy castle. Plus there will be other large inflatables and
And we'll have the largest Olympic-theme assault course you're ever likely to see + Water Zorbing, Climbing Wall and Demolition.
Please note some activities have additional costs
Sports Zone - bridgnorth leisure centre
Inflatable fun swimming - don't forget your
swimming kit! - plus Sports Coaching - including Excaliber Martial Arts
under 5's zone - bridgnorth baptist church
Excellent entertainment and activities for our youngest guests
Please remember the Children's Festival
does not offer crèche or other childminding facilities.
It's a FAMILY EVENT with loads of activities for families to explore
ARTS ZONE - castle hall
Express yourself with a range of arts and craft
and watch the 'how to do it' demonstrations from the experts
gaming zone - the bridge bar, whitburn street
Try out the X-Box and PlayStation competitions - suitable for those 14 years and above. Additional costs apply to this Zone
Food Zone - st. leonard's & bridgnorth
Food and drink will be available at St. Leonard's Church
throughout the day
Find out the latest weather forecast for Bridgnorth
This Weather Widget is provided by the Met Office
There are plenty of car parks available but beware - Sunday 26
August will be very busy with not just the Children's
Festival but the Bridgnorth Music & Arts
Festival and the Bridgnorth Food Fair
taking place on the same day. Bridgnorth High Street will be closed
A map of car parks is available: GO>>> but we suggest that if you don't mind a walk that you use the
Westgate Car Park (behind the the Council Offices)
which offers FREE ALL DAY CAR PARKING.
It's around 15 minutes walk to the High Street.
Who to contact:
We still need people to help us run the activities and volunteer
for various roles - will you help us? If so, please click on a name
to send an e-mail:
Gibbons - Festival Activities Director.
Contact Mark for:
- Activities you can provide
Gibbons if you are interested in:
WHAT'S HAPPENED at PREVIOUS Children's
Have a look at the FEEDBACK,
PHOTOS & LINKS
pages to see photos and comments from visitors to previous Festivals.
from your's too!