FAQ Number 7
Are dogs welcome?
Welcome? They’re encouraged!
We have dog shows going on throughout the day, including Fly Agility, and competitions where your own four-legged friend can get involved. The categories are: Best Handsome Dog, Best Pretty Bitch, Best 6 Legs, Best Waggy Tail, Best Child Handler, Best Rescue (and of course, Best in Show). Bring your dog and enjoy the fun.
It goes without saying that you are responsible for your dog when in aggendance, including picking up any mess he or she makes.
FAQ Number 6
What’s there for the adults?
Beer. We have a fully licensed bar in attendance (Challenge-25), along with plenty of delicious foods for you to peruse. There are also craft and other stalls, bands and other entertainment and, hopefully, plenty of sun. Ooh – ice cream too!
FAQ Number 5
What’s there for the kids?
We have a number of things going on to keep the little ones occupied. There are funfair rides and attractions, a Laser-Tag dome, lots of sweet treats (sorry) and plenty of craft stalls offering goodies for low cost to keep them happy.
We also have, new for this year, a miniature train they can ride around on – sounds like fun, right?
FAQ Number 4
Is there parking provided?
Yes. Parking is available within 50 yards of the entrance to the event. What’s better, is that it’s completely free! We also have a special disabled section for Blue Badge holders (limited spaces)
FAQ Number 3
How much does it cost to enter?
Our event is completely free to enter – that’s right, we don’t charge a gate! Come and have an enjoyable day out for nothing!
FAQ Number 2
Where can I find you?
The Eckington Summer Festival is held on the Eckington Junior School Sports Field. This is situated at the top of Stead Street, Eckington, where the road joins with School Street. The post code for Sat Nav users is S21 4FL.
FAQ Number 1
When is Eckington Summer Festival this year?
This year’s event will be held on Saturday, 7th July between the hours of 1pm and 7pm
We’re 10 days away from this year’s Eckington Summer Festival.
On each day in the lead up to the 7th annual Eckington Festival, we’ll be posting a FAQ and the answer so that you’re all clued up ahead of the big day. If you have any specific questions or need any information, though, please feel free to contact us on email@example.com or via the ‘Contact’ page.
– The Committee
FAQ Number 9
What entertainment is on?
We have a great selection of entertainment for you. We have local music group S21 Live, along with winners of the annual talent competition ‘Eckington’s Got Talent’. We also have Dog Shows and Competitions, along with a fantastic solo performer in Steve Delaney (Facebook him, he’s great).
We also have new for this year, a pub-style quiz. Starting at around 6pm, there are great prizes to be won, so come and test your knowledge.
Happy New Year from all at the Eckington Summer Festival.
Preparations are underway for the 2018 event, which will be held on Saturday, 7th July 2018 and will hopefully add to the great success that was 2017. Stallholders, we’re taking applications now so head to the Stallholders tab of the site and complete the application form, and of course we have our ‘Contact Us’ tab where any questions will be well received.
We’re hoping to populate the Gallery at some point soon, to show you all the fun we had last year.