Creech Party in the Park wins national award

We are thrilled to announce that Party in the Park has won a national award.

Fit Award

Organiser Mina Guest, BBC presenter Ore Oduba and organiser Jo Morrison being presented award at Lord’s Cricket Ground, London.

The Creech Party in the Park (PIP) event was nominated in the Fields in Trust (FIT) awards.  FIT protect open spaces all across the country to make sure that outdoor spaces are safeguarded forever. Creech St Michael Recreation Park is one of these protected places.

The Party in the Park event was shortlisted in the “Best Have a Field Day” category  following the success of the day on 11 July which saw over a 1000 people enjoying the fun packed line-up which included drama, dance and sport displays, music, family games, reptile handling, petting zoo, donkey rides, archery and train rides.

The awards ceremony took place at Lords Cricket Ground in London on 2nd December and two members of the organising committee, Mina Guest and Jo Morrison, attended. The award was presented by BBC sports and news broadcaster Ore Oduba – who even tweeted the PIP team after the event.

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All the Fields in Trust finalists and winners.

The organisers said “We were absolutely delighted to have been nominated, and to win is a fantastic achievement.  We are so proud of our event which involves the whole community, and the organisers told us that one of the reasons we won is because we include activities for all ages. We want to thank all our supporters, volunteers and sponsors for helping us hold such a successful event – bring on Party in the Park 2016!”

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Mina manhandling Ore, and his tweet!

The next PIP event will be held on 9 July 2016 and interested parties can contact the team on info@creechpartyinthepark.com to get involved.

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