Monday 23 July 2012

Bromley Town Centre Festival 29th july 2012

Bromley Town Centre Festival

Shoppers in Bromley High Street
29 July 2012
Celebrating arts, sports, leisure and heritage in Bromley town centre.
Location: Bromley town centre locations
Time: 11:00 - 17:00
Cost: Free
A once in a lifetime opportunity to enjoy a fantastic array of international and local entertainment plus exhibitors from the cultural sector - all together on one day in Bromley town centre's shopping and recreational areas!
Enjoy high quality street entertainment and visit local arts, sports, leisure and heritage organisations from across the borough that will provide information on their activities, free have-a-go-sessions and demonstrations.
Event venues: - Market Square - High Street - Church House Gardens - Queen's Gardens

Never Never Land 

Church House Gardens and Churchill Piazza
Step through Wendy's window into J.M. Barrie's fantasy Neverland and take a journey into infinite childhood. Explore this magical world created by local artists, partake in craft workshops and watch performances by local musicians amidst pirates, lost boys and Indians. 
Immerse yourself in the story of Peter and his lost shadow by playing games around Neverland and win prizes for the best Peter Pan, Wendy or Captain Hook costume!  En route to Neverland there are a number of other attractions including:  
  • STOMP Workshops
Come and make wonderful rhythms with two representatives from the world famous STOMP.  No previous experience of either music or dance is necessary - just wear comfortable loose clothing and sturdy footwear (no flip flops or high heels).
45min workshops - 11 am, 11.45 am, 12.45 pm, 2 pm, 2.45 pm and 4 pm
  • Vegetable Nannies: The Allotment
Come and get kitted out with gloves and trowels before getting stuck into the domestic duties of feeding, bathing and perambulating for the baby Vegetables.
2 x 45 min shows
  • Circus Skills Workshops - Fantastiko Circus
Try your hand at a variety of circus skills such as balancing, juggling, unicycling, stilt walking, plate spinning and diablo.
All day
  • Animal Puppets - Just Puppets
Take the weight off your feet and let the children spend a creative hour making animal puppets to take away.
2 x 60 min workshops
  • The Spurting Man - Avanti Display
Each trick the "Spurting Man" performs culminates in a display of squirting water until, finally crowned and, on top of his pedestal, "The Spurting Man" cascades fountains of water from his body.
2 x 20 min shows

That's Entertainment

Bromley North Village, Market Square, High Street (north) and (south)  
  • Bromley as You've Never Seen It Before
Guided heritage trail around the town putting the rich diversity of its history in the frame - literally!  Tours last approximately 1 hour.  Meet outside The Partridge pub.
11.30 am and 2 pm
  • Mountain Gorillas
A family of four realistic and humorous Mountain Gorillas accompanied by their explorer friend.  Interact with them and learn about the issues they face in the wild.
3 x 30 min shows
  • The Jive Aces - Market Square stage
The Jive Aces are the UK 's top Jive & Swing band
11.30 am
  • The Coneheads/The Housewives/The Bowling Club/Pink Suitcases
Keep your eyes peeled for exciting characters and don't forget to look behind you!
4 x 30 min shows
  • Vegetable Nannies
Wheeling an ancient Victorian Pram laden with a prized collection of vegetables, the Nannies are out for the
day, showing off their allotment cherubs
1 x 45 min walkabout
  • Hodman Dodmanott and Sally Forth
Witty, adorable and spellbinding Hodman Dodmanott and Sally Forth are a pair of wonderful wanderers from
the proud country of Oblivia.
3 x 30 min walkabouts

Sizzling Sports Zone

Queen's Gardens and the Pavilion Piazza
  •   Snowboard Simulator
Ride the computerised board as if you are flying down a famous mountain
  • Batak Pro
A fantastic game that tests reaction speeds
  • Charlton Athletic Goal Shoot
Take aim in the inflatable target practice tunnel
  • Tennis
  • Rugby
  • 10 pin bowling
  • Human Bowling Alley
  • Cheerleading
  • Bouncy Castle
  • Ultimate Frisbee

Wheely Cool Zone

Queen's Mead Recreation Ground, Glassmill Lane
Due to adverse weather conditions, activities at Queen's Mead Recreation Ground have been relocated throughout the town centre. See above for details.  
Emma in Bromley xx

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