Fabulous fun day goes down a storm in Oakmere Park

MORE than 350 people attended a fun day in Potters Bar. The event, which was organised by Hertsmere Borough Council, took place in Oakmere Park in the half-term break and featured a range of activities, including football coaching sessions and a free magi

MORE than 350 people attended a fun day in Potters Bar.

The event, which was organised by Hertsmere Borough Council, took place in Oakmere Park in the half-term break and featured a range of activities, including football coaching sessions and a free magic show.

The fire service was also on hand to speak to both children and adults about fire issues.

A council spokeswoman smiled: "This always goes down well with small children as they are allowed to explore the fire engine!"


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Shaz Setoudeh, parks events and project officer, said: "It was a fantastic event made all the better by good weather.

"It offered families with children of all ages a fun day out and the majority of activities were free.

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"It was a new event which we organised with local extended schools coordinators and due to its success we will be looking to repeat it in the future."

A number of partners also helped out, including Arsenal FC, who provided a football coach for the day and the Countryside Management Service, which organised scavenger hunts for the youngsters.

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