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Family fun promised at Burbage Common Open Day

Published Thursday, 31 August 2023
Family and dog at Burbage common open day

A FUN-PACKED day for the whole family is promised when Burbage Common holds its annual open day on Saturday 16 September, re-arranged from earlier this year.

The area around the visitor centre at the Leicester Road entrance will be transformed with a marquee accommodating craft and charity stalls and local and national environmental charities.

The event, which is organised by Hinckley & Bosworth Borough Council, makes the most of the natural environment with workshops, demonstrations, animals, have a go archery, bat box making, countryside crafts, fun dog show and lots more. There will also be food and refreshments stalls catering for all tastes.

Admission to the event, which runs from 10.30am to 4.30pm, is free, but there may be a small charge for some of the activities and workshops held.

Executive Member for Parks and Open Spaces, Councillor Lynda Hodgkins said:

I am delighted that we have been able to re-organise this event. The open day is always a great day out for the whole family, there is something for everyone. Make a date in the diary and come along. As in previous year’s we will be operating a one-way system for car parking and ask everyone to follow the signs and be aware of pedestrians. We look forward to seeing you.