weather fails to dampen spirits at Apex Park's annual Playday
weather may have reduced the crowds at this year's Playday at Highbridge
Apex Park on Wednesday (2nd August) but spirits were definitely
organisers of the 10th Apex Park Play day hailed it as a success
as crowds of people braved the poor weather to attend.
were scores of free activities from zorbing (above), model boats,
face painters and inflatables to a climbing wall, dancing, turbo
paddlers and paint balling.
is held in the holidays to allow parents to have a day-off from
spending their hard-earned dosh to keep the kids entertained, as
well as allowing families to spend quality time together with a
picnic, exploring one of Sedgemoors most beautiful parks.
District Council 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. Burnham and Highbridge Town Council
has given a grant of £1,250 in addition to donations given
by the Burnham Lions, Admiral Blake and Tynte Masonic Lodges.
The wet activities underway at Wednesday's Playday (photos David
Whatley / David Pearce)