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Family fun day to be held on Moor Park

Posted on - 24th August, 2018 - 7:00pm | Author - | Posted in - Kid's stuff, Moor Park, Preston Council, Preston News, What's On in Preston
Moor Park is expected to see hundreds of families turn out and get involved Pic: Tony Worrall
Moor Park is expected to see hundreds of families turn out and get involved Pic: Tony Worrall

Families are being invited to take part in numerous activities on Moor Park before the school term begins in September.

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A Summer Family Fun Day is being run by Greenwich Leisure Limited (who now operate Fulwood and West View Leisure Centres) and Preston City Council.

The grade-II listed park, which is currently undergoing a £2million restoration, is seeing three hours of fun/

The free event will include sports such as cricket and hockey, face painting, arts and crafts and circus skills.

There will also be health checks, music and cycling.

Read more: Have your say on the Moor Park conservation area

Partnership manager at GLL Jimmy Khan said: “GLL are once again proud to be leading this family event in the Park. We are looking forward, with our partners, to surpassing the success we achieved last year with even more opportunities available for the community to take part and have fun. We look forward to seeing some old friends and some new faces.”

The event is on Sunday 2 September and runs from 11am to 2pm.

Read more: Moor Park observatory to host monthly open evenings

Cabinet member for the environment councillor Brian Rollo said: “The Moor Park Get Together is promising to be a fantastic community event where families can come together and have fun – and it’s all free!

“Now the phase one restoration is complete thanks to Heritage Lottery, Big Lotto funding and national lottery players, the park is the perfect setting for events and activities for families to enjoy.

“Hopefully the sun will be shining, so join us for a packed programme of activities and fun.”

While the event is free, pre-registration is advanced to speed up getting into the event (which saw long queues during the previous incarnation as ParkIt). You can register via Skiddle.

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