Patchway Festival gets under way this weekend

The annual two-week Patchway Festival gets under way this coming weekend (Saturday 6th July), with the traditional Community Fair in Scott Park. A parade of primary school children, community groups and performers will leave Coniston Parade at 12.30pm, walking down Coniston Road to Scott Park, where the fair will be officially opened at 1pm. The theme of this year’s festival

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Patchway Festival 2012 – in pictures

The 2012 edition of Patchway’s annual Festival drew to a close last weekend after a fortnight-long programme of events that began with the Fusion Festival at Patchway Community College on Friday 13th July and ended with a quiz night at the Royal British Legion club on Sunday 29th July. Appropriately for the year in which the Olympics returned to the

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Parade gets 2011 Patchway Festival underway

The 2011 Patchway Festival got underway on Saturday (9th July) with a colourful parade by local schools and majorettes from Coniston Parade to Scott Park. Town Mayor Eric Gordon was on hand to welcome the marchers to the park and declare the Community Fair open. The fair included stalls by local groups and traders, fairground rides, refreshments, children’s entertainers and

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