Summer fun, fun, fun at Oakley: 3 June 2011

Published on 25th May 2011

Don't miss out on the fantastic family fun on offer at this year's Oakley Fun Day!

Join the circus, get professional football coaching or battle it out with your friends in a game of outdoor laser tag - these are just some of the fabulous fun and FREE activities on offer for all the family at the Oakley Fun Day on 3 June. 

Now in its seventh year, the Fun Day, co-ordinated by Cheltenham Borough Homes (CBH), will be held at Clyde Crescent Doorstep Green between 11am and 3pm on Friday 3 June.

With a whole host of fun and exciting activities on offer, visitors to this year's fun day can enjoy:

  • BattleZone outdoor laser tag
  • Everyman Theatre: circus skills
  • Dolly Pom Poms dance act
  • DMX dance act
  • Variety of bouncy castles (including Jungle Run, Under 5's Activity and Bouncy Castle )
  • Cheltenham Town Football coaching

Budding artists will enjoy face painting, a display from a local artist and the chance to try their hand at the many arts and crafts activities on offer.

The local fire brigade will also be coming along as will the Police who will be running a hoop game and offering rides on mini motos.

Sara Bennett, Head of Neighbourhood Services at CBH said: "We are looking forward to welcoming local residents to what promises to be a fun filled day of entertainment. Building on the success of previous years, this event is a fantastic opportunity for families in the area to get together and enjoy a fun day out.  I would like to thank all the partners, sponsors and everyone who is involved for helping us to pull together an event not to be missed!" 

The event is being organised by CBH in partnership with other sponsors and partners including:

Cheltenham Borough Council, Bromford Living, PH Jones, , Cornerstones, Dolly Pom Poms, DMX, The Everyman Theatre, Kempley Catering, St Michael's Church, Oakley Residents Association, WLP Neighbourhood Project, Oakwood Children's Centre, Gloucestershire Police, Gloucestershire Fire Service, Travis Perkins, Cheltenham Town Hall , Cheltenham Town Football Club, Dick Whittington Farm Park, TenPin Gloucester , Gloucestershire Wildlife Trust, All About Fun .

Notes for editors

Cheltenham Borough Homes:

  • CBH is one of the top rated ALMOs (Arms Length Management Organisations) in the country. ALMOs are not for profit companies that run social housing services for their local council.
  • Currently CBH manage and maintain around 5,000 tenant and leasehold properties with an overall satisfaction level of 85%, placing them in the top ten ALMOs nationally 
  • The organisation's approach to community development and participation; governance and equality and diversity has been recognised as good practice nationally
  • CBH continue to develop excellent services by working closely with customers.  It will include building new homes and continuing to regenerate communities whilst tackling issues of worklessness and addressing social enterprise

For further information visit: www.cheltborohomes.org

Press contact: Catherine Best e: catherine.best@cheltborohomes.org t: 01242 775317