Summer of love planned for
Knowsley Flower Show
FEELGOOD Festival and Knowsley Flower
Show set to draw crowds of thousands to Knowsley with free family fun this
August. Summer looks set to hot up in Knowsley, with its 2 best loved annual
events, celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Summer of Love, in 1967.
You can expect lots of colourful fun at the Knowsley Feelgood Festival and
Flower Show in August 2017; including some spectacular knitted décor brightening
the trees at Court Hey Park thanks to the handiwork of community group Knitwits.
Both events take place, as always, at Court Hey Park, just off the M62 in Huyton
and are completely free to attend.
The Feelgood Festival, on Saturday, 5 August 2017, from 1pm to 5pm, is growing year on year
in popularity since its launch 3 years ago. Packed with activities,
performances and experiences to help improve your health and wellbeing, the
festival has something for everyone. It's a chance to try mindful yoga, pick up
some relaxation techniques, try some fitness and sporting activities, try your
hand at drawing and painting, enjoy some complementary therapies and even take
part in a family bike ride on the day.
There'll be lots of laughs with the Comedy Trust, who'll be offering hilarious
'Feeling Funny' workshops, exploring the ways in which laughter and comedy has the
power to make you feel good.
Lush Spa Liverpool will also be there, with some fantastic complementary taster
treatments and a little bit of Lush magic, whilst Boots pharmacy will be on hand
with both health advice and a makeup artist offering amazing summer makeovers.
Children are invited to dress up in 60's or 70's fashion and join in the Summer of
Love fancy dress parade around the site at 1pm to get the event off to a
fantastic start; and there'll be great prizes on offer for the best costumes.
Register now through Knowsley's Children's Centres or call:- 0151 443 5749 for an
Knowsley's Children's Centres will also be at the festival, promoting oral
health, giving baby massage demonstrations and offering storytime sessions for
the very youngest festival goers.
Then, on Sunday, 6 August 2017, you can expect even more flower power than usual as
the renowned Knowsley Flower Show returns, from 11am until 5pm, with crowds
expected to flock from all over the North West.
At the show's heart is always the breathtaking floral marquee, bursting with
potentially prize winning fruit, vegetables and flowers.
Get growing and you
could be entering your pride and joy into one of the 100 categories, suitable
for both novices and experienced growers alike.
Download the schedule of classes
now from the Flower Show's
website and view the
special classes themed around 50 Summers of Love.
Certainly, keen gardeners will love the many plant and seed stalls offering
great value, and the chance to get expert tips at the Gardener's Question Time
As usual there will also be the rich programme of family entertainment,
including dog displays in the main arena, live music inspired by Sgt Peppers'
Lonely Heart Club album, Geraud's large farmers' market, circus skills, glitter
faces and a health and wellbeing zone plus lots of trade stands.
Both events are completely free, and are part of a wider programme of more than
60 Summer of Love events taking place across the City Region this summer.
can find out more about the other events
Make sure you take a look at the Knowsley Flower Show
which gives details of the free shuttle buses in and around Knowsley
and 'like' the show on Facebook for all the latest news.
So, get the dates in your diary and look forward to the Summer of Love in