crowds flock to Highbridge's Apex Park Playday
crowds of families flocked to Highbridge's annual Apex Park Playday
on Wednesday (August 6th).
sunshine encouraged over 5,000 people to attend the popular event
and the organisers hailed it a big success.
free Playday saw around 53 activities and attractions taking place
and also encouraged families to spend quality time together by
having a picnic and exploring the park.
the day, Apex Park's Green Flag was also raised by Councillor
Peter Downing, Chairman of Sedgemoor District Council, and members
of the Friends of Apex Park group, as pictured below.
Playday activities also included model boats, inflatables, a climbing
wall (pictured below), drumming, paddleboards, zorbs and table
District Council awarded a £2,500 Project Grant to support
the Playday and this years event was also supported by Burnham
and Highbridge Town Council, Somerset Play Forum and Highbridge
Pike, Chair of the Playday Committee, urged visitors to give donations
to help keep the event running.
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 asked those
who join in the fun to spare some change to support Playday 2015."
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."