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Sunday Family Fun Day - 16th June 2019

Submitted on 24 May 2019 by Helen Crossland

The day begins at 12 noon, on the Riverside Park, with Radio Newark to welcome those attending; the Town Mayor of Newark, Councillor Mrs Irene Brown, will also say a few words.

Rhubarb Theatre Productions will then take to the stage for the next half hour, followed by Dean Jackson who will introduce local musicians between 1 and 2 o'clock.

Rhubarb Theatre Productions return for a second set at 2pm, followed by Mr Bloom and His Band (CBeebies) at 3pm.

Radio Newark will introduce Barnby the Monkey between 4.20pm and 4.40pm.

Family entertainment during the day will include: Three Bouncy Castles, a Climbing Wall, Mr Blooms Make and Take Workshop, Hawks of Steel & Harry Potter lookalike, White Post Farms Animal Road Show and Glitter and Face painters.

At 5pm the Richie Muir Band will perform, taking the show from day to night.


The Town Mayor will introduce 'Swing in the Park' just after 6pm and the Newark & Sherwood Concert Band will begin the evening entertainment.

Radio Newark will then intorduce Dr Jazz (7pm) a fun and quirky 6-piece Roaring 1920s/30s band, followed by Russel Jones who is a Jazz Swing singer.

Finally Mr Swing's Dance Orchestra will perform; this is a 13-piece Rat-pack style big band.

The Firework Finale will take place at approximately 9.55pm which will close the event.