crowds expected at Highbridge's
annual Apex Park Playday today
countdown is underway to Highbridge's annual Apex Park Playday,
which takes place on Wednesday August 5th.
year's event was one of the most successful in the country with
around 6,000 people attending and the organisers say this year'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.
years activities will include model boats, face painters,
inflatables, a climbing wall, drumming, paddleboards, zorbs and
paint balling amongst many others- there will be 42 activities
and attractions in total!
event is not just about the activities though, Playday also allows
families to spend quality time together having a picnic and exploring
one of Sedgemoors best-known award-winning parks.
Parks budget contributes £2,500 towards the event with Sedgemoor
staff also attending to marshal on the day. Sedgemoor staff have
also helped the organising committee with key tasks in the months
before the event.
County Councillors Peter Burridge-Clayton and John Woodman each
contributed £1000 to support this years event from
their member-held Health and Wellbeing project funds. Burnham
and Highbridge Town Council also contributed a grant of £1250,
Somerset Freemasons gave £1,000, Brean Play at Brean Leisure
Park £400, and Somerset Play Forum £300.
must be accompanied by an adult at all times. Refreshments will
be available to purchase on the day or bring along a picnic. Dogs
must be kept on a lead at all times during the event. Dont
forget your sunscreen, sun hats (or wet-weather gear!) and water
as itll be an action packed day!
car parking will be available at the Bay Centre, Cassis Close
(a 3-4 min walk from Apex) with parking at Apexs Marine
Drive car park reserved for disabled visitors. If you are not
disabled please do not cause road congestion by attempting to
park at Apex please go straight to the free Bay Centre car park.
Pay and display parking is also available in numerous locations
in Burnham town centre (10 -15 min walk from Apex depending on
location used). To reduce congestion and make sure you dont
waste time finding a parking space wed encourage everyone
who can to walk, cycle or use public transport to reach the event.
Pike, Chair of the Playday Committee, told Burnham-On-Sea.com:
"All of the volunteer committee are really looking forward
to Playday. I am so grateful to all of the help we have received
from Sedgemoor District Council, the committee and all the volunteers
that help on the day!"