Friday, 27 July 2012

Games in the Park

Games in the Park
18th – 19th August
 Playground favourites brought back to life
Join us as we celebrate games from yesteryear in a Yorkshire-wide scheme inspired by the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games
Indulge in nostalgic activities or try something new!
Morris dancing

British skipping team
Traditional Victorian playground games
Hiring Fair – including ‘bat the rat’, ‘chuck a duck’ and sheep hoopla!
Games in the Park is part of New Worlds, which is a strand of imove, a Cultural Olympiad programme in Yorkshire @imoveand 
imove has been funded by Legacy Trust UK, creating a lasting impact from the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games by funding ideas and local talent to inspire creativity across the UK.
New Worlds is a partnership between Alchemy; Bradford Council’s Department of Regeneration & Culture; Harewood House; National Centre for Early Music; National Media Museum; The Northern School of Contemporary Dance.
Games in the Park also involves partnerships with Hull City Council and Ryedale Folk Museum.
Led by Bradford Council, ‘Games in the Park’ has been conceived, brokered and curated by Alchemy.

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