Bradley Stoke Community Festival 2017
When: Friday 9th June 2017 -> Sunday 11th June 2017
Where: All Sites, Bradley Stoke
The annual community festival takes place during June. The Bradley Stoke Community Festival 2017 will have something for everyone. It will promote local talents, clubs, bands and dance groups at the three main activity centres.
Friday 9th June
The Picnic in the Park starts at 10.30am until 14.00pm at the Jubilee Centre. Professor Panic presents his range of circus skills, juggling and entertainment in the Big Top, alongside local craft and community stalls and a bouncy castle hosted by BS Radio providing music and entertainment. Refreshments will be served by the local WI during the morning with Face Painting also available.
Saturday 10 June (11.30am - 18.00pm)
The demonstration area in Jubilee Green features the King Ramps Skate Pipe and displays will be given by the pro’s throughout the Festival with a street art demo and “have a go” sessions. This year’s main event is a School Sports competition for local children and adults along with mini rugby from Bradley Stoke Rugby Club and displays from Karate and Judo clubs. Music is provided by local bands; Gecko Blasters, Uncle Buck, Dockside, Atlantic, S Glos Jazz band and the Madness Tribute Band, Nuttyness, alongside local dance groups including; Bradley Stoke Gym Club, SGAP, Stoke Gifford Dance, Kirsty Husher Dance along with other local clubs and associations. Fun rides for the children include trampolines, giant slides, football games, giant inflatables, Wipe Out, Bungee Run and Surf simulator, a Helter Skelter and the Vertical Xtreme Climbing Wall alongside the local Bradley Stoke Scouts providing longbow archery and other activities.
A new Bazaar marquee will house a range of different arts and crafts and gift ideas alongside sideshows and community stalls offering a wide range of local products and novelties. The Bradley Stoke Youth Football Club Tournament for Year 1 Boys and Girls, with 14 schools and 140 children taking part, starts at 12.00 midday on the top field soccer pitches.
Sunday 11 June from 9.30am
A 10K multi terrain race organised by the Sole Sisters starts at 9.30am and finishes at the Jubilee Centre. 500+ Competitors are expected. At Baileys Court Activity Centre there will be a joint “Church in the Park” outdoor service from the BS Churches starting at 10.30am followed at 13.00pm by a Quick Cricket tournament featuring under 11 players from 4 local clubs, plus a BBQ, stalls and evening entertainment in the clubhouse. The Bradley Stoke Bowls Club will provide roll up demonstrations throughout the afternoon.
A Skate Board competition along with King Ramps will also be taking place at the New Bradley Stoke Skate Park with circus skills and other entertainments from 10.30am through to 16.00pm and everyone is welcome to enter.