ORGANISERS OF this year’s annual Hemlock Happening are gearing up for the 16th anniversary of the popular event as it returns to Bramcote Hills Park on Saturday 9th June between 1.00pm and 6.00pm.

Visitors can expect a fun packed day of live music, performances, crafts and stalls and activities, with the official opening on the Westerman Homes Main Stage at 1.30pm.

Local talents will also be showcased on The Haven Stage with performances from local schools, dance groups, community choirs and young performing artists.

 This year’s event will also include World War I themed activities to mark the centenary of the end of the war, from artefacts and themed arts and crafts to storytelling and sing a-rounds. There will be the usual extravaganza of community groups, arts and crafts, stalls and activities.

Castle Rock will be providing the bar and there will be a variety of food catering outlets.

Robert Westerman, MD of headline sponsors, Westerman Homes said: “As a local business, we are delighted to be able to support this fantastic community event. It’s testament to the original organisers that it’s still going after 16 years and we can’t wait to enjoy the performances and activities on the day.”

Other sponsors include the Bramcote Hills Community Association, Central England Co-operative and the Haven Centre.

Parking is available on site for bicycles and disabled badge holders only. All others are asked to park on Ilkeston Road Recreation Ground.

The Hemlock Happening is organised each year by L Leisure with support from the Bramcote and Stapleford Golden Jubilee Group.

The official programme is out now at www.hemlockhappening.org

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For more event information, please contact the Liberty Leisure Limited Events team on 0115 917 3695, email events@lleisure.co.uk or visit www.lleisure.co.uk/events.

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