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Party Weekend in Wellingborough

  • Date: 06 July 2019 - 07 July 2019
  • Every day
  • Location: Croyland Park, Wellingborough
  • Time: 12:00 - 18:00
  • Cost: Free admission

This year’s Party Weekend event will take place on 6 and 7 July at Broad Green and Croyland Park, and with just days to go the final preparations are being made for the community event.

Spectators can line the streets to see the parade from 1pm as it moves down the High Street, along Church Street and then Market Street, before turning onto Midland Road, round Castle Way to head up Sheep Street and Silver Street. It will turn left into Oxford Street and head along Northampton Road before ending up at Croyland Park at around 3pm.

This year marks the 111th carnival parade in Wellingborough and all monies collected by parade entrants are donated to their own chosen charity or cause. More information on the parade route and road closure timings can be found at www.wellingboroughcarnival.co.uk

Timetable of the weekend:

Saturday 6 July - Arena at Croyland Park

2:30pm                      The parade is due to arrive at Croyland Park.

3pm                           Official Opening of the Park with Wellingborough Carnival Court and the Deputy Mayor of Wellingborough, Cllr Malcolm Ward, followed by a selection of arena acts.

Sunday 7 July - On stage at Croyland Park

12noon                      Opening of Party in the Park with Gary.

12:05pm                    Zumba workshop with Roberto.

12.25pm                    Dynamix Dance School; a showcase of the pupils recent work.

1:00pm                      ID Classic Rock Covers Band; Four piece band from Northamptonshire. Wellidog Annual Dog Show start time.

1:30pm                      Superheroes Meet and Greet.

2:00pm                      That’s Show Bisney; A magical live stage show for all of the family, featuring songs from The greatest Showman, Frozen, Aladdin, Mary Poppins and many more! Superheroes Meet and Greet.

2:30pm                      Best Kids Party presents The Amazing Bubble Show. Superheroes Meet and Greet.

3pm                            Chromatic; A high-energy, modern live act and one of the most popular and trusted party function bands around. The band are a young, slick and highly experienced outfit of professional musician based in Northampton, but play all over the UK and internationally. EAW Wrestling Match and Meet and Greet. Superheroes Meet and Greet.
3:30pm                      Superheroes Meet and Greet.

4pm                            Mystic Crew; Northampton's longest established reggae band.

4:30pm                      EAW Wrestling Match and Meet and Greet.    

5.15pm          Grande Quattro; Drawing together a huge wealth of experience, Northamptonshire’s very own Grande Quattro are set to take the stage by storm. Combining the multi-instrumental talents of these musicians with the shared love and ability to sing in harmony has led to classic greats being re-defined and rejuvenated into a modern and exciting style.

Other activities at the Park

A Companion Dog Show in aid of Wellingborough Dog Welfare (Wellidog) will also be taking place on Sunday at Croyland Park. Entries open at 11am, with Pedigree judging from 12noon and Novelty judging from 2:30pm. More information can be found at www.wellidog.co.uk.

On both days at the park there will be a selection of charity, fundraising and community information stalls along with trade stalls including fashion, gifts and beauty. There will also be a wide range of food and drink stalls available including a licensed bar.

For any further details on the Party Weekend in Wellingborough please email events@wellingborough.gov.uk

 

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