underway to Wednesday's annual Apex Park Playday
countdown is underway to Highbridge's annual Apex Park Playday,
which takes place this Wednesday (August 6th).
year's event was one of the most successful in the country with
around 6,000 people attending and the organisers say this week's
spectacle will be even bigger and better.
free Playday, taking place between 10am and 3pm, allows parents
to have a day-off from spending their hard-earned money to keep
the kids entertained.
year's activities will include model boats, inflatables, a climbing
wall, drumming, paddleboards, zorbs and table tennis among many
will be 53 activities and attractions and the event also encourages
families to spend quality time together having a picnic and exploring
District Council awarded a £2,500 Project Grant to support
Playday and this years event is also being supported by
Burnham and Highbridge Town Council, Somerset Play Forum and Highbridge
must be accompanied by an adult at all times. Refreshments will
be available to purchase on the day and families can bring along
forget your sunscreen, sun hats and water as itll be an
action packed day!
car parking will be available in the main Apex car park on Marine
Drive with a £2 suggested donation. Other car parking is
available at the Bay Centre (3-4 minute walk) or in Burnham town
centre car parks (10 minute walk).
Pike, Chair of the Playday Committee, said: "The organising
committee rely on obtaining external grants and sponsorship to
run the event and it is feared unless further funding sources
can be found, Apex Playday may not be able to continue into 2015."
ensure this great event continues into the future we ask those
who join in the fun to spare some change to support Playday 2015.
There is also a raffle to take part in which will raise funds
for next year."
is because of the hard work and effort of the Playday committee
and volunteers, Friends of Apex Park Improvements Group and Sedgemoor
District Council staff that every Playday is such a roaring success
for all visitors, whatever their age."