2009 Festival gets underway today

Teacup RideThe 2009 Bradley Stoke Community Festival gets underway at 9am today (Friday) with a coffee morning, table top sale and children’s entertainment at the Jubilee Centre in Savages Wood Road.

The annual Picnic in the Park runs from 11am to 2pm – organised by South Glos Children & Young People Information Service – with entertainment from Professor Panic’s Circus, face painting and storytelling by the Bradley Stoke Library.

Saturday (13th June) sees a packed programme of music and dance events at the Jubilee Centre, with the action starting at 12:30pm and running through to 8:30pm.

A special children’s zone will be created on the Jubilee Green, with Professor Panic’s Big Top providing the centre piece along with fairground rides, inflatables, mountain climbing wall, face painting, oversized games such as Jenga and Lennie the Land Train to take everyone around the Festival site.

Over 60 community, local business, information and food stalls will form the annual Community Fair in the Jubilee Centre Arena, while a schools football tournament will take place on the upper pitch.

Sunday (14th June) kicks off with the Bradley Stoke 10k Run at 10am (from the Jubilee Centre), followed by a series of events at Baileys Court Activity Centre – including an open-air church service, family picnic and six-a-side cricket tournament.

More Festival information in The Journal:

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