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Free family attractions at Horsforth Churches Together event
2:47pm Thursday 19th September 2013 in News
Sumo wrestling, gladiator duels and quiet reflection are some of the attractions on offer at an event in Horsforth’s Hall Park this weekend.
Hope in the Park is being staged by Horsforth Churches Together and aims to provide something for everyone free of charge.
The event, which is in its fourth year, will take place between 1pm and 4pm, on Saturday and will be based around Horsforth Hall Park Cricket Club.
Visitors are being offered free food and entertainment for all the family, including music a children’s zone, youth zone and a reflection area. Children’s entertainment includes puppets, a tots’ toy area, crafts, face painting and bouncy castles, while the youth zone will have sumo wrestling, gladiator duals, the football cage and a skate park competition for skaters and scooters.
One of the organisers, Duncan Stowe, said: “Last year’s event was attended by about 800 people. This year’s event will seek to replicate and build on the fun and great community spirit we experienced.”