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The Bradley Stoke Community Festival 2024 will be taking place on Saturday 8th and Sunday 9th June 2024.

Volunteers Wanted

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The Community Festival 2024 is taking place on Saturday 8th June. A Community Festival Working Group has been formed to help organise the community elements of the festival.

If you are interested in joining the Community Festival Working Group, we would be delighted to hear from you.

Please contact the Town Council office on 01454 205020 or email the Town Clerk.

Programme of Events

Saturday 08 June 11.30 am - 18.00 pm: Main Festival Day – Jubilee Centre

The main festival day is a combination of music, dance, community stalls, food and drink, rides, displays and demonstrations, youth football festival and a street art project.

Music is provided by an eclectic mix of local bands and singers; Beacon Rise, Doc Rock, Elevation, Kaiju Blue, 80’s tribute band Outatime, plus performers from the Bradley Stoke Community School.

Local dance groups will perform in between the bands and include Bristol Belly dancers, Danceworks, 5678 Dance, Street Cred, Chinese Dancing along with other local clubs and associations.

Town Council youth workers and young people are once again organising 2 days of skatepark skills and creative art activities. The skatepark half-pipe returns (courtesy of Kings Ramps) and offers exceptional demos, by top riders and skaters, plus, regular ‘have-a-go’ sessions. Also, the ever-popular street art ‘paint a board’ sessions return, with artist (Olas Art) supported by youth workers and young volunteers.

Fun rides for the children include bungee trampolines, giant slides, football games, giant inflatables, Wipe Out, a Wrecking Ball inflatable, Rodeo Bull and Bungee Run in the “free to ride” Community Zone and the popular, young children’s Go-Karts.

A tall mobile climbing wall will be set up alongside the local Bradley Stoke Scouts stalls which also features tomahawk throwing and junior archery plus lot of other fun activities.

Over 80 stalls will feature a wide range of arts and crafts, from hair styling and colouring, face painting, to jewellery and accessories plus local services and associations, alongside sideshows and community stalls offering a wide range of local products and novelties.

Bradley Stoke Youth Football Club will be running their Football Festival as normal, which will include many different age groups starting from Reception and upwards. This will involve small-sided matches throughout the day with trophies being awarded to teams and will take place on the top field football pitches starting from 11am.

Sunday 09 June from 09.30: Jubilee Centre and Bradley Stoke Skatepark

The Jubilee Centre hosts the 10K Run and the Brightwell Colour Run with the skatepark hosting a number of events and activities.

The 10K multi terrain race organised by the Sole Sisters starts at 09.30 a.m. and finishes at the Jubilee Centre. 600+ Competitors are expected.

The Brightwell Colour Run will start at 12.30 for registration with the race commencing at 13.30 with a rolling start. This promises to be a very colourful and fun event with competitors and paint throwers alike getting absolutely “plastered”!!

At the skatepark, the Bradley Stoke youth work team will be hosting its annual festival competition, with the extra capacity of the additional Kings Ramp half pipe. Also, more pro rider demos, ‘have a go’ opportunities and Art workshops with Olas Arts (on old Vinyl records). Action takes place between 12 noon and 5.00pm.

Read the press release for more information.

Community Festival booking forms

Small Stall Booking Form 2024 (Word)

Community Stall Booking Form 2024 (Word)

Booking Form Terms and Conditions 2024 (Word)