Outdoors

Waterside Festival returned with a splash!

Thousands of visitors enjoyed a fun and sun-filled day at the eagerly-anticipated return of Waterside Festival, Aylesbury’s fantastic family-friendly canal festival which took place at Waterside canal basin in Aylesbury Garden Town last Saturday. Warmly welcomed back for its second year, the sun-drenched canal basin provided the perfect backdrop for all of the community festival’s [...]

Waterside Festival returned with a splash!2019-09-19T12:31:29+01:00

Thank you to Waterside Festival partners!

Waterside Festival is lucky to be hosted around Aylesbury’s revitalised canalside public space, and with the day of festivity fast approaching, Saturday 14 September 11am-5.30pm, let’s take a moment to appreciate the huge amount of support received from Waterside Festival partners! Before last year’s festival splashed onto the scene, Aylesbury’s canal basin was a little-known [...]

Thank you to Waterside Festival partners!2019-09-03T14:52:13+01:00

Paralympian Derek Derenalagi to open Waterside Festival

Paralympian Derek Derenalagi will be launching this year’s Waterside Festival, which takes place at Aylesbury’s canal basin on Saturday 14 September.  Derek was injured by a roadside bomb in Helmand Province in July 2007 while serving with the Worcestershire Sherwood Foresters Regiment. One of the first soldiers to get support from the Help for Heroes charity, Derek [...]

Paralympian Derek Derenalagi to open Waterside Festival2019-08-28T11:01:34+01:00

Waterside Festival welcomes music, dance and theatre to the stage

Gather around the stage at this year’s Waterside Festival and be enthralled by an array of performing arts spectacles, showcasing to festival-goers the best of Aylesbury Vale’s talent. On Saturday 14 September, 11am-5.30pm, audiences can suspend disbelief and enter a dizzying world of music and dance, celebrating everything from Bhangra and Indian dance to African [...]

Waterside Festival welcomes music, dance and theatre to the stage2019-08-27T11:41:46+01:00

Oh what fun in the sun!

Right in the heart of Aylesbury, a selection of fun-filled, action-packed days were organised by the Aylesbury Town Centre Partnership over the summer holidays to keep the children active and entertained. Thursday 25 July might have been one of the hottest days on record in the UK, but children of all ages turned out to [...]

Oh what fun in the sun!2019-08-23T11:11:58+01:00

Make a splash at this year’s Waterside Festival!

Back by popular demand, this year’s Waterside Festival, taking place on Saturday 14 September, 11am – 5.30pm at Waterside canal basin in Aylesbury town centre, will see the return of the much-loved, splash-tastic, water-based activities. The free canoeing, kayaking and paddle boarding sessions are the first returning favourites to be welcomed back to this year’s [...]

Make a splash at this year’s Waterside Festival!2019-08-20T10:56:49+01:00

The artist behind the (street) scenes

Winslow artist Laura Boswell is the remarkable talent behind beautiful illustrations featured on seven information pillars that have been popping up around Aylesbury town centre recently. The pillars not only provide useful information for getting around Aylesbury, but also include bespoke linocut illustrations that tell the historical and cultural story of Aylesbury. The fourteen illustrations [...]

The artist behind the (street) scenes2019-08-20T10:09:39+01:00

Bedgrove Park visitors can now take advantage of free to use training courts

Aylesbury’s Bedgrove Park has seen the opening of three refurbished training courts, which have been marked out for netball and tennis. The training courts are free to use for visitors to the park, and also provide a larger outside space for hirers of the community centre. Officially opened by Aylesbury Vale District Council (AVDC) Chairman [...]

Bedgrove Park visitors can now take advantage of free to use training courts2019-08-09T08:57:09+01:00

Play in the Park brings family fun to the Vale

Yesterday, thousands of families from across the Vale visited Aylesbury’s award-winning Vale Park for a fun-filled and unforgettable day at ‘Play in the Park’. Organised by Aylesbury Vale District Council (AVDC) to celebrate national Playday, the event offered a range of fantastic activities, including: electric go-karts, petting farm, climbing wall, face painting and bouncy castles. [...]

Play in the Park brings family fun to the Vale2019-08-08T16:18:01+01:00

Fun, fun, fun at this year’s Play in the Park!

Play in the Park returns to Aylesbury’s award-winning Vale Park on Wednesday 7 August for a family play day extravaganza from 11am to 4pm. The event is suitable for all children up to the age of 12 and has a fantastic variety of activities on offer. Organised by Aylesbury Vale District Council (AVDC) to celebrate [...]

Fun, fun, fun at this year’s Play in the Park!2019-07-26T09:47:47+01:00
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