fails to dampen spirits at well-attended Apex Fun Day
of young people and their families descended on Highbridge's Apex
Park on Wednesday (August 1st) for a day of fun-filled activities
on National Play Day.
free event included more than 40 workshops and activities including
archery, canoeing, paint balling and climbing plus attractions
such as as assault course, inflatable slide, bouncy castles, soft
play, forest school, basketball, table tennis, arts and craft,
drumming, safe fishing and circus skills.
of the organisers told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "We had a very
busy day despite some disappointing weather and everyone enjoyed
a fantastic day of fun."
are grateful for the support of Isleport Foods, our main sponsor,
as well as generous donations from local children centres, Somerset
County Early years, Quest engineering, community games, the Apex
ice cream lady, Bridgwater Lions as well as local Masonic lodges."
added: "The day costs £5,000 to hold and we cannot
rely on council grants any longer, so need as much support from
the public as possible."
Play Day is held as part of a nationwide initiative to encourage
thousands of children and young people to get outside and play.
and Highbridge Mayor Ken Smout and Sedgemoor District Council
Chairman Gill Slocombe were among the dignataries dropping in
at the event and attending Apex Park's official unveiling of its
Green Flag award for the coming year.