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Lark in the Park: Full details on the West Bridgford event on 2 August

Lark in the Park is back this summer on Wednesday August 2 featuring over 40 fantastic stalls and attractions at Bridgford Park in West Bridgford from 10am to 4pm.

There will be an incredible amount of family fun on offer including inflatables, circus skills, soft play, storytelling, sports sessions and free singing and dancing shows.

There will also be food and drink stalls and charity and community stands, packed with useful freebies and information on a range
of services and activities offered through local organisations.

This year’s free event brings an array of attractions at Bridgford Park in West Bridgford from 10am to 4pm with a Pop-up donkey petting farm, inflatable fun zone, soft play, storytelling and sports sessions from the National Ice Arena and West Bridgford Tennis Club. 


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There will also be an entertainment programme with free singing and dancing shows for children featuring Super Sparkle, Jo Jingles, Dynamique Dance and Joker Entertainment.


Free sporting activities include soft play and football darts and children can meet popular characters including Super Mario.


Food and drink stalls will be available and event goers can visit a variety of charity and community stands.


Rushcliffe Borough Council’s Cabinet Portfolio Holder for Transformation, Leisure and Wellbeing Cllr Jonathan Wheeler: “After another successful year in 2022, I’m delighted that Lark in the Park is returning to West Bridgford next month!


“This is always an action-packed event and gives friends and families the opportunity to spend quality time together, enjoying a range of activities and entertainment and above all a fun-filled day!


“There will be a brilliant atmosphere and we are anticipating a great turn out.”

About Lark in the Park

For over 30 years Lark in the Park has been delighting Nottinghamshire families, providing a free fun-filled day out featuring a whole host of child-friendly attractions such as arts and craft workshops, sports activities, shows and classes, rides and amusements in Bridgford Park, West Bridgford.

The event takes place annually on the first Wednesday in August and celebrates Play Day, a campaign that highlights the importance of play in children and young people’s lives.

Information about parking

Bridge Field Car Park on Bridgford Road is used as a temporary car park during our Lark in the Park event.

With the RingGo system event visitors no longer need to carry small change or queue to pay on arrival at Bridge Field. Users can also conveniently extend the duration of their parking via their mobile phone without needing to return to their vehicle.

Payments can be made via the RingGo app, online at or by phone 0115 8714000. RingGo parking on Bridge Field will be valid on Rushcliffe Borough Council event days only and is not available for football or cricket parking.

Cash payments will continue to be taken at existing town centre Pay and Display locations including Bridgford Road, Gordon Road and Nursey Car Park. Additional notification charges may apply. Users are advised to check charges and location numbers at these car parks before purchasing parking time.

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