Pop-up roadshows held in Rugby parks throughout summer to keep children entertained - The Rugby Observer

Pop-up roadshows held in Rugby parks throughout summer to keep children entertained

Rugby Editorial 4th Aug, 2020   0

A POP-UP roadshow is being held across Rugby to keep youngsters entertained throughout summer.

The borough council’s play rangers have joined forces with Rugby Art Gallery and Museum’s education team to offer a range of games, sports, arts and crafts in parks throughout the school summer holidays.

The shows will be held in Covid-secure settings between 12.30pm to 2.30pm from Tuesday to Thursday.

Stops on the tour include Caldecott Park, Long Lawford’s King George V Field, Hollowell Way play area in Brownsover, Whitehall Recreation Ground and Newbold’s Centenary Park.

The roadshow is operating on a ‘pop-up’ basis to limit participants so coronavirus guidelines can be followed, but the locations are available on facebook.

Council growth and investment spokeswoman Coun Jill Simpson-Vince said: “The coronavirus has presented us with many challenges and our original plans for the summer activity programme were simply impossible to deliver with the government restrictions still in place.

“We know parents, myself included, are looking for suitable activities for children at the moment and the play rangers and education team at Rugby Art Gallery and Museum were determined to keep a show on the road.

“The ‘pop-up’ roadshow offers a taste of our traditional summer offering, despite the difficult circumstances.”

Those who cannot attend the roadshow can visit www.ragm.co.uk/activitypacks to download activity packs.

Follow @Rugbysportandleisure and @ArtsinRugby on facebook for updates.


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