A weekend of local food and family fun in Greenhead Park
There’s plenty for families to see and do in Huddersfield’s Greenhead Park on the weekend of 12 and 13 August 2017. Look out for the events marquee in the field near the top of the park (just next to the miniature railway). This special weekend of events includes the popular Kirklees Summer Show and the first Natural Kirklees Charity Fete.
Kirklees Summer Show
Saturday 12 August 2017, 12.30pm to 5pm
The Flower, Vegetable and Handicraft Show is back in Greenhead Park this year. As well as amazing displays of flowers, vegetables and crafts, there’ll be lots of stalls and activities for all the family.
The event includes the Yorkshire Gladiolus Society Early Show and the Huddersfield Allotments and Gardens Federation Show.
There are also open classes for vegetables, flowers, baking, preserves, beer and wine, floral art and a handicrafts section.
The awards ceremony will take place at 4.30pm.
Sunday 13 August 2017, 1pm to 4pm
Natural Kirklees, Friends of Greenhead Park and the Parks and Greenspaces Team at Kirklees Council are hosting a special Charity Fete for groups who are involved in parks and green spaces in Kirklees. The Fete is a great opportunity to meet local environmental groups and there are lots of fun activities to try, both in the event marquee and around the park.
Join us in Greenhead Park for family fun games and activities including mindful movement workshops, making fruit kebabs and drinks, a duck salad bar, nordic walking, pond dipping, forest school fun, origami, raffles, crafty activities and a chance to try out different mountain bikes. You can also purchase seasonal fruit, herbs, vegetables and homegrown preserves. There will be music from Hade Edge Band and the Ukulele Band.
At 2pm you can enjoy the sound of brass in the great outdoors with Hade Edge Band. They will be performing on the Greenhead Park bandstand as part of a programme of concerts organised by the Friends of Greenhead Park. Limited seating is available and you are welcome to bring your own folding chairs or rugs. There will be a collection in aid of the Friends of Greenhead Park.
At 1.30pm, 2.30pm & 3.30pm you can take part in Nordic Walking or Pond Dipping in the park. Please register at the information stall.
The Friends of Greenhead Park will be serving tea and cakes in the marquee throughout the weekend.
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