Hailsham, United Kingdom, June 05, 2010 --(PR.com
)-- The aim of the Festival is to promote Hailsham’s local community organisations and promises to be an exciting event for all the family. Throughout the day, there will be plenty of fun activities, including a mobile skate park, climbing wall, street dance, messy play, family orienteering and a falconry display. There will also be a number of competitions and many prizes to be won, including a mountain bike. All activities are free of charge.
The event, organised by Wealden District Council, Hailsham Community College and the Safer Wealden Partnership, is funded through the community investment fund, and will feature taster sessions, demonstrations and promotional stands from local sports clubs and other youth and community groups.
The Festival will take place between 10am and 2pm at Hailsham Community College, Battle Road, and will be officially opened by the Mayor of Hailsham, who will meet with other invited guests of honour on the day.
The Town Mayor, Cllr Robin Kempe said, “I am delighted to be kicking off proceedings at the Active Communities Festival. The event offers an ideal opportunity for those who have always wanted to participate in a sport or other form of activity, but have never got around to it.
“Getting local residents more involved in physical activity is the main aim of this project and this festival will showcase the many fantastic sporting opportunities that are available in the area. There will be a whole host of activities at hand for individuals and families on the day and I'm sure that all those who get involved will enjoy it.”
For all enquiries relating to this press release, contact:
Terry Hall, Hailsham Town Council