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‘Mini-Festival’ to be held in Edgware next weekend

A mini-festival is to be held in Chandos Park, Edgware, next Saturday (9 July) between 11:00am – 4pm.

Residents are invited to join Thames21, who are hosting the event – for a Mini-Festival to promote the park, environment, and our waterways. Games, exhibitions, and much more will be taking place at the park with hundreds of people expected to attend.

What’s Happening in Edgware?:

  • Mini Golf (Play our river themed mini golf)
  • Games (Feed the Fishes Game // (Don’t) Hook a Duck // Spikeball & more)
  • River Action (Urban Riverfly // Balsam Bashing // Clean-ups & more)
  • Music (we’ll take requests)
  • Exhibition (Maps // Posters & more)
  • Refreshments (Tea, Coffee & Cakes)
  • Fire Truck (hopefully arriving midday)

Some of the scheduled times…

11am – 1pm: Morning River Action Session

12pm: Fire truck arrives

2pm – 4pm: Afternoon River Action Session

Credit: Thames21

This event is to raise awareness for the Silk Stream Flood Resilience Innovation Project, a 6-year, £6 million project to help tackle the effects of climate change by making space for water, reducing flooding and improving water quality in the Silk Stream catchment for the benefit of communities and the environment.

Local communities are at the heart of this project and as such we are looking to broaden our reach. Through this project you will have the opportunity to input into the designs of our green and blue spaces, a concept called “co-design”.

The event is being led by Barnet Council, and Harrow Council and funded by the Environment Agency and DEFRA. Click here for more information on the Silk Stream Project.

Credit: Thames21

This project is funded by Defra as part of the £150 million Flood and Coastal Resilience Innovation Programme which is managed by the Environment Agency to develop and test new approaches to resilience tailored to local communities.