Family Fun Day and Food Festival in Kegworth 3rd June 2017 What Will I find

Posted: 25 05 2017

Family Fun Day and Food Festival in Kegworth

One Kegworth are looking forward to seeing you at the Family Fun Day and Food Festival on Saturday 3 rd June 2017. The event, held locally at Sideley Recreation Ground, will be held between 10am- 4pm and attracts a wide range of food providers, arts and craft stalls, local businesses and performances.

What will I find at the event?

This year will see our event laid out in different areas of interest:

  • Food Festival

New for this year and with over 25 food stalls, there will be a wide range of mouth-watering food to try including hog roast, delicious lamb, hot filled rolls, wood fired pizza, premier cheese, handmade fudge, traditional country ice cream, rich handmade brownies, fresh donuts, beautifully roasted coffee and food served from a fire engine! Our Food Festival will showcase a Kitchen Demo Area, with our guest TV chef leading Ready, Steady, Cook competitions and local artisan bread makers and skilled butchers offering demonstrations on their area of expertise.

  • Arts and Crafts

Even bigger and better this year, this area will showcase arts and crafts from local jewellery makers, crafters and artists as well as Indian jewellery and henna tattoos, youth arts, face painting, handmade cards and woodworking. This is the perfect area to pick up a unique gift for your loved one or to treat yourself to something different.

  • Local Businesses

Many local businesses have joined us to showcase all they have to offer including health, beauty and services. They will be standing alongside others including East Midlands Airport, Air Ambulance, University of Nottingham and the NHS. Come and have a chat to these friendly faces and learn about what they can offer.

  • Animal Area

Our animal area comprises of animal charities, stalls and animal handling opportunities with a wide range of small furries and reptiles. Returning this year are Woodies Wings, who will be bringing a wide range of rescue parrots and owls. Come and say hello and learn more about these fascinating animals! Pony rides will be available and are set to be a big hit this year.

  • Children's Rides

Fairground rides, hook a duck stalls, tombola, scavenger hunts and a bouncy castle will be available for the children and will ensure they have a fun filled day of excitement!

  • Tractors

Come and see a lovely collection of vintage tractors, owned by one of Kegworth's oldest residents who is still young at heart!

  • Viking Camp

The Vikings welcome you to come and see their traditional camp set up around the camp fire. See a fine collection of musical instruments and weapons and learn about how the Vikings lived. See them prepare for the final Battle of Kegworth!

  • Performing Arena

Our performing arena is back bigger and better than ever- our event will be kicked off with the well-known Breaston Highlanders Band, followed by live Viking battles, Grand Central Chorus, Community Theatre Performances, Timeless Duo, Canine Scentwork demos, Meet the Wolfdog sessions and dog agility demos! Our schedule is packed full of variety and there is something guaranteed to keep you entertained.

  • Animal Arena

New for this year is the animal arena, which will hold the dog show classes and Canine Scentwork workshops. Don't let man's best friend miss out on our family fun day designed for everyone to enjoy - he might get Best in Show!