Fun in the Parks – 2024

Newton Aycliffe

24th Jul 11:00

Fun in the Park is a series of events aimed at children between 3 to 8 years, which takes place in 8 of our parks during the school summer holidays, the fun starts at 11 am – 3 pm. The event is organised by Great Aycliffe Town Council and provides free entertainment to families. There will be side stalls, body art, food vans and ice cream vans which will incur a fee. Please see the schedule for 2024:

Day Date Park
Wednesday 24th July 2024 Town Centre Park
Friday 26th July 2024 Moore Lane Park
Wednesday 31st July 2024 Woodham Park 
Friday 2nd August 2024 St Oswald’s Park
Wednesday 7th August 2024 Oak Leaf Sports Complex Field
Friday 9th August 2024 Horndale Park
Wednesday 14th August 2024 Aycliffe Village Park
Friday 16th August 2024 Simpasture Park

 

The schedule for Fun in the Parks 2024

Town Centre Park – Mr Twister and Highlight Disco will be entertaining the children in the marquee, there will be fairground rides including a funhouse, small ferris wheel, tea cups and bumpy carz, there will also be an inflatable playbed and slide, along with a climbing wall. We will also be entertained with big bubbles fun. There will be additional car parking available in St Mary’s Church car park.

Moore Lane Park – This is our circus themed park, Mr Twister will be entertaining the children in the marquee, there will be circus entertainers providing a workshop giving children the opportunity to learn circus skills and entertaining the crowds with their amazing talent. There will be two small fairground rides, shuggy boats and the clown around inflatable. The children will also be able to have fun with big bubbles!

Woodham Park – This is our adventure park, aimed at children 8 to 14 years, get ready for a wild ride. We will have a large inflatable assault course, unclimbable ladder, bungee trampolines, crazy golf, climbing wall, orienteering and den building. Local Car Parks

St Oswald’s Park – Mr Twister will be entertaining the children in the marquee, there will be 2 x small fairground rides and clown around inflatable. Dinosaurs will be roaming freely in the park, so get ready for a prehistoric adventure! Additional car parking will be available in the football field next to the park, please follow the signs on the day.

Oak Leaf Sports Complex Park – This is our animal themed park, Mr Twister will be entertaining the children in the marquee, with is amazing balloons and magic show, there will be 2 x small fairground rides and a large inflatable assault course. The Animals About Town will be popping along with their farmyard animals and other furry and feathered friends. There will also be donkey rides which are always a firm favourite!  Please click on link for car park information.

Horndale Park – Mr Twister will be entertaining the children in the marquee, there will be 2 x small fairground rides and an inflatable slide. We will be receiving a visit from Anna and Elsa, there will also be a Frozen themed hunt! So why not come along and have your photo taken with Anna and Elsa!

Aycliffe Village Park – Mr Twister will be amazing all the children with his fantastic balloons and magic show. There will be 2 small fairground rides, a large inflatable slide, big bubbles and a fun hunt to take part in.

Simpasture Park – This is our last park and we are going out with a bang! Mr Twister will be entertaining the children in the marquee, there will be 2 small fairground rides, a fun house, go-karts and a large inflatable slide. We will also be receiving a visit from your favorite superheroes.

Please note height and age restrictions apply to inflatables, fairground rides, climbing wall and bungee trampolines