Play Day being held at Highbridge's Apex Park today
are making final preparations for Highbridge's annual fun-filled
Apex Park Play Day which promises to be bigger than ever.
50 activities will be offered to children of all ages at the annual
event, which takes place today (Wednesday 7th August) between
10am and 3pm.
include archery, canoeing, paint balling, the climbing wall, arts
and crafts, a Forest School, Tai Chi and Qigong, the Man from
Story Mountain, South American crafts and stories, music and movement,
circus skills and street dancing.
will also be a chance to get involved with magic, rope building,
inflatables, football, play rangers, drumming, donkeys, Edu pets,
model boating, Zorbs and safe fishing.
are mainly for children aged 0 14yrs and all youngsters
must be accompanied by an adult. Families are welcome to bring
their own picnics and there will be a variety of food and drink
is limited car parking at Apex Park and a suggested donation of
£2.00 per car for parking is being encouraged to help fund
next years Play Day.
would like to ask all those planning on attending to walk, lift
share or use public transport wherever possible to try and reduce
congestion," said an organiser. "Also, if the hot weather
continues, please be prepared by bringing your sun cream, hats
The event is part of a national initiative called Play Day which
encourages thousands of children to get outside and play. It is
a free event and for the past five years it has been run at Apex
years theme is titled playful places and the
event is organised by a committee of people who are interested
and have a passion for Play.
District Council has this week also announced that Apex Park has
received a Green Flag Award for 2013/14 which is the seventh year
running. During the Play Day, the new Green Flag will be raised.