Move Festival comes to Witton Park

Published Tuesday 16 August 2022 at 14:34

Move Festival is the unmissable family event of the summer – be a part of it at Witton County Park on the 21st of August.

The event is free and no booking is needed, so just turn up between 10am-3pm and enjoy the fun on the day.

With a range of activities including Xplorer trails, Climbing Walls and 80’s Aerobics nobody will be missed out as the Move Festival promises something for all age groups. So if you choose to get your energy levels up on the day or just maintain a steady step count, it’ll be a fun day for all.

Whilst you catch your breath, you can enjoy the live shows performed on the grand stage throughout the day, and watch others work up a sweat as you grab a refreshment.

The Mayor of Blackburn, Councillor Suleman Khonat, will be opening the event at 10am, so come early and enjoy five hours of festivities.

Visit the re:fresh Hub Gazebo, on the day of the event to scan the event QR Code to download the map and timetable. You can also pick up your free activity ball and activity card. Participate in as many activities as you can to take part in the prize draw!

Please remember to wear suitable clothing and trainers so that you can take part in the activity sessions on the day. Don’t forget to bring a bottle of water with you to stay hydrated!

See what our partners have to offer on the day:

Age UK – Low level health walks suitable for beginners.

BwD Leisure – Fitness and dance classes.

Blackburn Youth Zone – Sport, play and family activities for all.

Dance Syndrome – Dancer Led Disability Inspired – Upbeat inclusive dance activities which can be enjoyed by everybody, regardless of age or ability.

Blackburn Rovers Community Trust – Inflatable penalty shootout, seed planting, family games and activities.

Go Velo – Try a Bike and adapted bikes.

The 180 Project – Crossfit challenges for all abilities.

BwD Healthy Living – Progression walks.

Creative Football & Glenside Juniors – Football sessions for all ages and abilities.

iCycle – Try a Bike led rides.

Lancashire Volunteer Partnership – Family fun games and activities.

YPS (Young People’s Services) – Climbing wall activities.

Wellbeing Service – Free Health Checks.

Lancashire Wildlife Trust (Greenhouse Project) – Wood chopping and planting.

AP Smile Care – Advice and support on Oral Health.

re:fresh – Self-led trails, try a bike sessions, 80’s style aerobics, mini movers live, family learn to ride together session.

Green Gym – Make your own bird boxes.

Parkrun – Promotion and further information.

If you want more information on this event, or to see a full list of the activities taking place on the day, visit @refreshbwd.


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