Photo of participants in the junior scooter category of the skate park competition.

Spectacular skate park skills and ‘have-a-go’ art sessions return to festival

By Graham Baker, town council youth development worker. In recent years, the Bradley Stoke Community Festival has seen our town council youth work team and local young people work together to organise an extremely successful two-day package of activities. Saturday saw the return of our popular street art workshops and the King Ramps skate half-pipe, with ‘have-a-go sessions’ and pro

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Street art zone at the 2018 Bradley Stoke Community Festival.

Skate park skills and creative arts return to community festival

During this year’s festival weekend, Bradley Stoke Town Council (BSTC) youth workers and local young people are repeating and enhancing the successful formula of recent years. The mix of skate park skills and creative arts will include competitions, demonstrations and have-a-go sessions at both the main Community Festival site (on Saturday 8th June) and at the skate park (on Sunday

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Bradley Stoke Community Festival Skate Jam prize winners in the scooter competition.

Report on the festival youth activities

By Graham Baker, town council youth development worker On Saturday, Bradley Stoke Town Council youth workers and young volunteers organised the return, to Jubilee Green, of the popular combination of the skate half-pipe (provided by King Ramps) and street art workshops (courtesy of Paintsmiths). The half-pipe accommodated displays by the pro’ riders, coupled with the chance for festival goers to

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Photo of three young BMX riders at the 2017 skate park competition.

Festival skate park and street art events

Local young people and Bradley Stoke Town Council (BSTC) youth workers are again planning and organising two days of exciting activity, competitions, demonstrations and have-a-go sessions at both the main Community Festival site (on Saturday 9th June) and at the skate park, alongside Bradley Stoke Leisure Centre (on Sunday 10th June). Saturday 9th June The Jubilee Green side of Saturday’s

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Winnerd of the Scooter 12 years & under. category.

Young people get involved with festival

By Graham Baker, town council youth development worker This year’s Bradley Stoke Community Festival saw the return of two days of action-packed activity, organised by local young people and volunteers with the support of the town council’s youth worker. On Saturday, the queues soon built up as children and young people awaited their turn to create their own bespoke piece of

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