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One week to go until Lark in the Park on August 2!

Last updated: 26/7/2023

Rushcliffe Borough Council’s ever popular Lark in the Park, sponsored by Hollies Day Nurseries is just one week away on Wednesday August 2 and is set to feature over 50 fantastic stalls and activities.

The annual 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.

This year’s entertainment programme has free singing and dancing shows for children and young people featuring Super Sparkle, Jo Jingles, Dynamique Dance and Joker Entertainment.

Free sporting activities include soft play and football darts and children can meet their favourite game series characters Super Mario, Luigi and Princess Peach.

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: “There’s not long now, just one week now until Lark in the Park returns!

“This is always an action-packed event and friends and families can enjoy a range of activities and entertainment throughout the day including free storytelling, singing and dancing shows for the little ones!

“If you’re looking for a fun family day out during the summer holidays, come to our event and see what’s on offer!”

Hollies Day Nursery Leader Tina Manzo added: “We are very excited to be working in partnership with Rushcliffe Borough Council.

“This is Hollies Day Nurseries third year sponsoring Lark in the Park and we are looking forward to welcoming the thousands of families and children who will be at the event, for a fantastic day out!"

Event goers are encouraged to use public transport to attend the event wherever possible.

For those arriving by car, Bridge Field Car Park on Bridgford Road will be used as a temporary car park during the 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. For details of West Bridgford car park facilities visit our website.

Find out more about Lark in the Park 2023.