Beechwood Big Picnic – for young people

The Beechwood Big Picnic is back on Saturday 7 September. 2019. 

Is a great day out for all the family, even the big kids. Teenagers will be able to enjoy a wide range of events including the Beechwood climbing wall, mountain biking with Mixenden Activity Centre, football with Crossley Juniors or cricket with Bradshaw Cricket Club.

The Beechwood Big Picnic kicks off at 12pm and the afternoon is jam packed full of events.

You don’t have to be Mo Farrah to turn up and have a go in our Family Fun Run starting at 3pm . You can run, walk, crawl or be pushed so give it a go. Running and walking is a great way to keep fit and our course in only 1K long. It’s a great opportunity to race your family or friends to see who the ultimate running (walking or crawling) champion in the family is.

If running is not your thing how about a go on the climbing wall for just £1 a go, Rock climbing can be enjoyed by people of all ages. Climbing the wall provides a real adrenaline rush whether you get all the way to the top or just a couple of feet off the ground you will get a real sense on achievement.

For the dog lovers, why not bring your pet down and enter the Beechwood Dog Show starting a 1pm. There are several categories to show off your perfect pooch including ‘Eyes That Melt Your Heart’, ‘Scruffiest and Tidiest Dog’, ‘ Young Handler’ and ‘Waggiest Tail’. Its up to you if you pick a category or go for all four. Show off your fur baby off and see if you can take home a prize.

Alongside all of this we have:-

  • Tug-of-War battle, Egg and Spoon races
  • Knobbly Knees competition and Hook-a-duck.
  • Loads of food stalls and places to sit and chill
  • Calderdale Youth Service and West Yorkshire Fire and Police officers available for a chat.

FREE entry.

Dogs that are not entering the dog show are also welcome but please keep on a lead.

Event contact: 0300 555 0266

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