When: Thursday 24 August 2023
Times: 10am – 3pm
Where: Central Park and King Square, Barry. CF63 4RW
What to expect:
Soft Archery from Tir-y-Mor Scouts | Basketball Court Area of Central Park
Face Painting | King Square and Central Park
Bro Radio “Have-a-go” Broadcasting | Central Park
Barry Town Council’s Spin the Wheel Game | Central Park
Barry Town Council’s Fairtrade Penalty Shootout | Central Park
Water refill station | Library Gardens, entrance via Central Park
Dr Bob’s Balloons balloon animals | Central Park
Dinosaurs from Dino2Hire | Central Park
Tiny Toes Ballet dance workshops | Central Park
Stage with live music from 10:45am – 2:45pm | Central Park
Fire Engine | King Square
Menter Bro Morgannwg Welsh activities | Central Park
Reptile World | Central Park
Fossil Workshop | Central Park
South Wales Police and Crime Commissioner | Central Park
St John’s Ambulance | Central Park
Future of Wales, Welsh Assembly Government | Basketball Courts Area, Central Park
National Rabbit Council | Basketball Courts Area, Central Park
Slime Workshop | Library Gardens via Central Park | £4 per person
Bath Bomb Workshop | Central Park | £4 per person
Gaming Van Sessions | King Square | £2 per person
Fun Fair Rides | King Square | Price TBC
Pick and Mix Sweets | Central Park
Artisan Cook Pizza Van | King Square
Barry Round Table BBQ | Central Park
NumNums Cake/Treats | Central Park
Fox and Cub Clothing | Central Park
Tiny Toes Craft Stall | Central Park | £2 per person
Handmade by Ffi Jewellery | Central Park
Made to Love Accessories | Central Park
Cox’s Crochet Co | Central Park
Popcorn Making by Tir-y-Mor Scouts | Basketball Courts Area, Central Park | £1 per person
Ice Cream Van | Central Park
Caesar’s wraps and baguettes | Central Park
Event Map Below:-
Do you accept cash and card?
Some traders will accept both cash and card. In the event that the activity/trader only accepts cash, please visit a local cash point. There are a number of cash points just outside the event site, situated on Holton Road.
Are dogs allowed?
Dogs are NOT allowed into Central Park. Please leave your fur-friends at home for this event.
Are there FREE activities?
There are a number of FREE activities at the event. For the full list, please read the page above.
Is the event wheelchair accessible?
The event is wheelchair friendly, with the site being on a natural flat area of land. Some activities may require steps (funfair rides, gaming van, etc..) however.
Where can I park?
There are a few local car parks, close to the event site.
a) Wyndham Street Car Park – Pay and Display
b) Court Road Multi Story Car Park – FREE
c) Thompson Street Car Park – FREE
Is the event FREE?
The event is FREE to attend with no entrance fee and NO TICKETS required.
Will there be food?
There will be a number of food traders in Central Park and King Square. Barry Town Centre also hosts a few lovely cafes that you can visit.
Will there be drinks available?
There will be a FREE water refill station available at the event, located in the Library Gardens which can be accessed via Central Park. There are no stand-alone drinks traders at the event although some food traders may have cold drinks available.
Please venture into our town centre to purchase drinks from local cafes and shops. #shoplocal
What are the opening times?
The event opens at 10am and finishes at 3pm
When and where is the entertainment?
The stage is located in Central Park and has 5 musical acts on across the day.
10:45am – 11:15am Adam Peter
11:30am – 12pm Barry Community Choir
12:15pm – 12:45pm Aggi Evans
1pm – 1:30pm Act Happy
1:45pm – 2:45pm Nia TylerThe Dinosaurs will be located in Central Park and will be roaming across the event site through-out the day. There will also be a FREE fossil workshop located on the right-hand side of Central Park, where the main dinosaur enclosure is located.
What toilet facilities are available?
Toilets are located on the outside/main entrance of the library.