crowds expected at today's annual Highbridge Apex Park Playday
crowds of families are expected to flock to Highbridge's annual
Apex Park Playday today Wednesday (August 6th).
year's event was one of the most successful in the whole country
with around 6,000 people attending and the organisers say today'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
their kids entertained during the holidays.
are 53 activities and attractions taking place and the event also
encourages families to spend quality time together by having a
picnic and exploring the park.
year's activities include model boats, inflatables, a climbing
wall, drumming, paddleboards, zorbs and table tennis among many
District Council awarded a £2,500 Project Grant to support
the event 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 and families can bring along their own
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).
recommend visitors bring along sunscreen, sun hats and water as
itll be an action-packed, busy day!
Pike, Chair of the Playday Committee, has urged visitors to give
donations to help keep the event running. "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."