The Highams Park Spring Festival


This year’s Spring Festival will be from 11.30 am until 4.30pm on Sunday 19th May and will be a free to attend family fun day in The Highams Park IG8 9RB (near to Highams Park Lake) .

Please try and walk to the event, as car parking in the stretch of The Charter Road between Falmouth Avenue and Tamworth Avenue will be suspended on the day to prevent traffic congestion and vehicle access to Tamworth Avenue will be closed to non-residents.

As well as a variety of food, drink and craft/gift stalls there will be displays and entertainments with something for all ages including the following:

  • Games stalls (coconut shy, hook a duck, kiddies crafting, face painting and similar
  • Community Dog Show: Hosted by Chews Dog Training all dog owners are are welcome to take part. Details of how to sign up are shown on the poster below.
  • Storyteller: There will be a storyteller for small children.
  • Live Music: There will be live music provided by the  The Candy Girls and by local musicians as background music to add to the ambience of the day (more details to follow soon)
  • Funfair Rides: Small funfair rides for children provided by Bowden’s Circus.
  • Chainsaw sculptor: Local chainsaw sculptor, Marshall Lambert, will have an area set aside so people can watch him work from a safe distance. He will also be selling his carvings.
  • Maypole and Folk Dancing
  • Classic Car Show