Posted: Sun 1st Jul 2018

It’s Connah’s Quay Annual Festival today and it’ll be hot… very hot

News and Info from Deeside, Flintshire, North Wales
This article is old - Published: Sunday, Jul 1st, 2018

Connah’s Quay Annual Festival takes place today at Wepre Park and its set to be a scorcher as the hot sunny weather we have enjoyed over the last week continues. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

Temperatures locally are expected to peak at 29º with unbroken sunshine throughout the day. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

The festival will start with a parade from the Civic Hall, Wepre Drive to the park at 10.00am anybody who wants to take in the parade should meet at the Civic at 9.30am. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

If you would like to join us in the parade, we meet outside the Civic at 9.30am – you are welcome to take part – the more the merrier! ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

The festival officially starts when the parade enters Wepre Park – at around 10.30am. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

There will be music playing during the day hosted by at Radio Deeside. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

Live local groups will be performing on stage including The Cheesecutters, Boys of the Thatch, Final Nails & Dan Pearce. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

The annual ‘Owl Watch’ Fun Dog Show will be running throughout the day – judging starts at 11.00am. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

If you have a talented pooch who wants to enter the show – entries are being taken from 9.30am. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

This year will also see the first Carl Sargeant Memorial Tournament hosted by F.C Nomads of Connah’s Quay who play their home games in Wepre Park. Matches kick-off at 10.00am. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

There will also be; ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

-Fairground rides;
-Pony rides;
-Quadbikes (for children);
-Facepainting;
-Obstacle course;
-Waterslide;
-Information stands; ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

Parking is always difficult on site with limited spaces available so this year a FREE park & ride service to Wepre Park from the Civic Hall will be in operation. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

It will run at half-hourly intervals from the Civic Hall starting at 10.30am. The last bus will leave the Civic at 3.30pm ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

The return trips from the park will also be every 30 minutes from 10.45am. The last bus from the park will be at 3.45pm ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

Parking will be on the High Street Car Park which is free on a Sunday. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

Don’t forget the sun cream and lots of water. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​


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