the bridgnorth children's festival
FESTIVAL always delivers a host of exciting activities and fun for all the family.
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.
The all-inclusive* Festival wristbands
Adults accompanying children
* Once you've purchased a wristband everything is FREE apart from Facepainting and Glitter Tattoos which cost just 50p. And you can use the activities as long as you like throughout the day - so come early!
In 2014 as usual we'll have a number of Activity Zones across the town - see below
Entertainment Zone - BRIDGNORTH LEISURE CENTRE
ready to be entertained - in our new venue for the Entertainment Zone!
Music performances, magicians,
storytellers, zany comedians and a host of other exciting entertainers
- just for you.
Shows will take place at 12noon; 2pm & 4pm and you'll be entertained by some great acts all introduced by our very own Careena Fenton of Picklelily Circus
Plus there's Facepainting and Glitter Tattoos (please note these cost 50p)
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
We'll be working with Flamingo Entertainments to have a fantastic selection of Inflatables; Assault Courses and plenty of other great activities. Last year the Foam Pit was a great success and you should have seen the Table Top Football!
Land Zorbing: battle, crash, roll, flip and spin – you won’t believe how much funyou’ll have
Balloon Modelling: a great way to have fun
Sports Zone - bridgnorth leisure centre
It's a great line up with:
- Inflatable fun swimming - don't forget your
swimming kit - and remember it's FREE once you've purchased your wristband
- Excaliber Martial Arts: FREE taster sessions
- Go karting: suitable for children under 8 years old
under 5s zone - bridgnorth baptist church
Excellent entertainment and activities for our youngest guests including:
- Pyjama Drama sessions
Soft toys and large games
Performances by various artistes
Dedicated Under 5ss bouncy castle
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
In previous years we've had a number of different activities enabling you to express yourself with a range of arts and craft
activities and watch the 'how to do it' demos from the experts such as:
- Junkfish – make ‘n’ take arts and craft activities
- Pottery: try it for yourself
Circus Skills activities
Stories and More
Food Zone - st. leonard's & bridgnorth
Food and drink will be available at St. Leonard's Church
throughout the day
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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!