Dukinfield Park hosts its annual festival on Saturday July 4, the fun starts at 11am, and children can look forward to face-painting, a bouncy castle, arts and crafts, a mini-fire engine and a quiz.
For the adults there will also be stands manned by the NHS, Age UK and Community and Voluntary Action Tameside, as well as information on employment, skills and local history. Kids can also have their photo taken with Nora the Owl and visit the New Charter event bus and there will be singing, dancing and brass band music
The event is a partnership between Tameside Council, New Charter Group, Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service, NHS Pennine Health, and Dukinfield’s schools. Joshua Bowden,a pupil at Lyndhurst Community School, Hill Street, has designed a logo for the festival.
Brian Wild, chair of Dukinfield District Assembly, said: “It promises to be a great day and the wide range of fun attractions shows what can be achieved when we work together, I would like to thank New Charter and the other contributors for all their hard work and commitment, especially the schools."
Emma Wilson from the New Charter Group said “We hope the festival will be a fun day out for all the family. There’ll be lots of activities and information for people to find out more about services available to them in the community, and entrance is free.”