26th Oct, 2016

Fladbury set to play host to popular Walkabout event

Aaron Wise 9th Jul, 2015 Updated: 20th Oct, 2016

VISITORS are being invited to explore the sights and sounds of a popular Vale village at this year’s annual Fladbury Walkabout.

Reptiles, scarecrows and circus skills are among the treats on the menu for the iconic event as well as the renowned film themed flower festival, 23 open gardens, live music, market stalls, classic cars, boat trips, art sale and exhibition.

The event will be held on Saturday (July 11) and Sunday (July 12) and will also see a garden treasure hunt take place around the ancient mills and wire ferry of the picturesque riverside village. Keen photographers will be able to enter their best walkabout snaps into a digital photograph competition and the energetic can enter the festival’s fun run.

The event will have parking at each end of the village, with a free shuttle bus and refreshments will be on offer throughout the day.

Proceeds from the event will go towards maintaining the fabric of Vale churches and support local community causes.

Tickets for the festival, which runs from 11am to 5pm on both days, are £6 for adults and £10 for the whole weekend, with free entry for children under 15 and can be bought on the day from the car park’s, or outside the village church.

Call Martin Ounsted on 01386 860363 or visit www.fladburyvillage.co.uk/walkabout for more information.