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Longford Park centenary
1:52pm Wednesday 9th May 2012 in Stretford
LONGFORD Park is celebrating its’ centenary this weekend, Saturday May 12 and Sunday May 13.
The Friends of Longford Park invite you to enjoy a weekend of activities in and around the park that includes something for everyone.
Attractions include belly dancing, a marching band and live music and theatre on the first day, with a bowls taster session and a performance from the Stretford Brass Band among the highlights on Sunday.
Children’s entertainment includes across the weekend includes a magician, sports coaching, and a drumming workshop.
A free exhibiton documenting the park’s history will be held in the athletics stadium and is open both days.
Saturday is 1912 Festival Day, with themes from each decade displayed and a DJ set celebrating the past 100 years in music.
The festivities start at 1pm both days, finishing at 9pm on Saturday and 5pm on Sunday.
A full programme of events is available on http://lp100.org.uk.