Feel good with summer
festival in Knowsley
A festival that's guaranteed to raise
your spirits will be one of the highlights of the summer in Knowsley.
The Knowsley Feelgood Festival will take place, on Saturday, 6 August 2016, from 1pm
at Court Hey Park, Huyton with lots of fun ways to make you feel good. Entry is
The event is themed around activities that help improve health and wellbeing,
whether it be physical activity, relaxing and de-stressing or exercising your
In the beautiful surroundings of the Gladstone Field on Court Hey Park visitors
to the Feelgood Festival will be given a variety of activities to try.
Activities for children include:- den building, baby ballet, sports day games
such as egg and spoon races and an obstacle course and traditional fairground
rides that incorporate cup and saucers and hook a duck.
There'll be activities for older people too, with the organisers of the Knowsley
Older People Olympics, and music from local performers.
Street theatre company Waggle Dance will be out and about around the festival
entertaining the crowds too.
In addition there'll be storytelling sessions
and arts and crafts workshops. Knowsley's Children's Centres will be hosting a
teddy bear's picnic and doing dreamcatcher making with the children; and the
Reader Organisation will be there on the day to encourage people back into the
habit of reading for pleasure. And of course there'll be some delicious food and
drink on sale, including:- plenty of tempting but healthy treats too.
The Knowsley Feelgood Festival is part of Knowsley Council's commitment to
improve the health and wellbeing of everyone in the borough. It supports the
Great Outdoors 5 Ways to Wellbeing Programme, which aims to improve people's
awareness and connection to nature for better health and wellbeing. It takes
place the day before the popular Knowsley Flower Show, which attracts thousands
of visitors each year, and completes a great weekend of entertainment in the
Cllr Eddie Connor, Knowsley Council's Cabinet Member for Public Health,
Wellbeing and Customer Services, said:- "Last year was the first Knowsley Feelgood
Festival, which was really well received with some great feedback from those who
came along. With so many activities to join in with, all of which are designed
to help improve your health and wellbeing, it makes for a fantastic day out for