Lark in the Park 2016

Lark in the Park

In 2016 West Bridgford celebrates it’s 27th Lark in the Park on Wednesday 3 August 10am – 4pm. The event takes place in Bridgford Park just off Central Avenue. The theme is Heroes, celebrating people who help and inspire us. Get dressed up as your favourite hero and join in the fun!

Lark in the Park is one of Nottinghamshire’s biggest family play day events. It is a mammoth fun-filled day which features a whole host of child friendly attractions such as arts and craft workshops, have-a-go sports activities plus shows, walkabout entertainers and stage shows. Admission is free but there is a charge for fairground rides and inflatables.

FREE stage shows:

11am & 1pm – Jo Jingles Music and Movement Classes

12pm & 3pm – Paw Patrol Tribute Show with music, games and dancing

FREE mascot meet and greets with:

  • Elsa and Olaf
  • Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
  • Welephant, the fire safety mascot

(various times throughout the day)

FREE classes and hands-on sessions with:

  • Spaghetti Maths
  • Sing and Sign
  • Alphabet House Day Nurseries
  • Artie Smartie
  • Talking Tots Nottingham
  • Caterpillar Music Rushcliffe
  • Ultra Gaming Bus
  • Messy Monsterz Limited
  • Leo’s Children’s Nursery
  • Rushcliffe Play Forum

Free sports activities with:

  • Warrior Martial Arts
  • Team Elite Kickboxing
  • National Ice Centre
  • Parkwood Community Leisure
  • Little Wickets
  • The Nottinghamshire Golf and Country Club
  • Edwalton Golf Centre
  • West Bridgford Tennis Club
  • Nottingham Korfball Club
  • Brazilian Soccer Schools

Plus there will be lots of great local community groups and charities including Lincs and Notts Air Ambulance, Notts Police, Notts Fire and Rescue Service and Nottinghamshire County Council Road Safety Team.

Travel guidance

Please consider walking or using public transport where possible to visit Lark in the Park. Regular bus services operate from the city centre and across Rushcliffe. For more information about public transport visit

Parking guide for Lark in the Park

Car parking is £3 all day (10am – 4pm) at:

CAR PARK A Bridge Field
Bridgford Road, West Bridgford (up to 400 spaces)

CAR PARK B Lady Bay Sports Ground
Holme Road, Lady Bay (up to 150 spaces)

CAR PARK C NFFC Brian Clough Stand Car Park
Scarrington Road, off Lady Bay Bridge (up to 125 spaces)

Please note: Bridge Field car park reaches capacity very early. If you’re visiting Lark later in the day please consider heading straight to Car Park B or C, both of which are less than 10 minutes walk to Bridgford Park.

Lark in the Park West Bridgford