Carnival promises fun for all


THE annual Birchwood Carnival on Sunday, June 2 promises plenty of fun and entertainment for all ages.
Starting with a procession around Birchwood Forest Park at 12.30pm, led by the Scots Guards Pipes and Drums, there will then be a wide range of activities.
Judging of the various groups in the procession will take place, followed by prize giving and arena acts during the afternoon will
a falconry display, trial bike displays, local dance group Dance Inspire, the Wire Choir, and the Scots Guards Pipes and Drums.
A fun dog show will also be taking place throughout the afternoon
In addition, there will be a fairground, charity stalls and local history display. For children there will be an art workshop, drum workshop, nature in focus microscope and donkey rides.
There will also be a ‘Green Field’ area to promote the neighbouring Risley Moss. This will include a bodging demonstration, willow weaving, chainsaw demonstration and live honey bees.
The event is organised by the Birchwood Carnival Committee and Warrington Borough Council Ranger Service.
More information can be obtained from ranger David Hazlehurst at Birchwood Forest Park on 01925 824239.


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