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Giant Community Day (Market Weighton)
July 14, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
A flagship free event for the summer in an East Yorkshire town is back for 2019.
Giant Community Day will be staged in Market Weighton Town Centre on Sunday 14th July with a packed line-up of entertainment and activities,organised by dedicated volunteers.
The High Street will be transformed into a town fair with an emphasis on local talent.
The showcase of some of the town’s performing arts includes singer-songwriter EvieBarrand, the award-winning Weighton Young Players, the Weighton Waytes choir,Neil Diamond tribute act Phil Richards, the Steampunk dancers, Ravens Morris, andRock Choir.
Also performing at the event are Hailbails, Rock Choir, Minster Ukesfrom York and the new Pocklington Pipe Band. Starbrite Dance Academy will be there, performing on their own stage for 2019.
There will be a BMX stunt team bringing the Ultimate Extreme Battle, where athletes will be showing off their skills in trials riding, parkour and BMX jump-riding to wow the crowds.
Visitors can also see a climbing wall, Zoolab – a reptile collection – and dozens of stalls staffed by local organisations, all lining the High Street.
Other highlights include drama from the town’s firefighters, who will simulate a rescue exercise from a car crash. Back by popular demand is a 26-metre inflatable boot camp challenge.
Local community station Vixen 101 Radio will host the arena and be broadcasting live from the event on 101.8FM and online.