Creative Crewe, Crewe Town Council and Crewe Town Allotment Federation are gearing up for a free fun filled day for all the family at Queens Park on Sunday 16th August.
Sponsored by Expert Logistics, the fun starts at 10am with a series of zones spread throughout Queens Park each with their own theme. Among others, Crewe Ladies Boot Camp will be in the Fit Zone, Park Art, Groove Noise, Stonerig Virtual Racers and a giant Scalextric track will be in the Family and Fun Zones. Local charities and community groups will be attending to share their information and services with residents and the Creative Crewe Handmade Market will be popping up on the main Avenue.
Entertainment will begin early afternoon with Catherine Fraser’s Irish Dancers, X-Academy School of Performing Arts and Via Dance and will lead into the evening from live acts including The Entertainment, Bob Dylan Tribute Band With Bob on our Side and the UK’s Top Bruce Springsteen Tribute Band, Glory Days culminating in a closing firework display around 9.45pm courtesy of Blitz Fireworks.
Carol Wilkinson, Chair of Creative Crewe, said ‘We are so excited to be putting together our biggest event so far. We are working very hard to make this a fantastic day. We hope everyone in Crewe will come along and pay us a visit.’
Queens Park will also host the first Crewe Town Horticultural Show on Sunday 16th August when it sets up from the early hours. Judging will take place at 10am, the Show will be opened to the public at 12pm and exhibits will go on sale at 5.15pm. The Allotment Federation would like to encourage local residents from Crewe and the surrounding area to enter home grown exhibits of vegetables, flowers, plants and floral art as well as two special categories for children which includes an edible monster and a miniature garden in a seed tray. Entries are 40p per exhibit, forms can be collected from Crewe Town Council and must be submitted before 9am on Monday 10th August.
George Cornes, Chairman of the Crewe Town Allotment Federation, said ‘We are absolutely thrilled to be having our first Horticultural Show. We know there are many green fingered local residents so why not come and have a go.’
Pam Minshall, Chair of Community and Environment at Crewe Town Council, said ‘We are delighted to be working in partnership with so many local organisations. The day is shaping up to be really exciting so please do come and join us.