Lark in the Park 2017

Lark in the Park

In 2017 West Bridgford celebrates it’s 29th Lark in the Park on Wednesday 2nd August 10am – 4pm. The event takes place in Bridgford Park just off Central Avenue. The theme is “Go Wild” – go wild, get muddy and get up close and personal with nature.

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:

10am – Sling Swing
10.30am – Stagecoach West Bridgford
11am – Jo Jingles
1pm – Dynamique Dance
2pm – Jo Jingles
3pm – Dynamique Dance

The huge list of stalls and attractions includes:


Parkwood Community Leisure
Nottingham Rugby
National Ice Centre
Nottingham Korfball Club
Glendale Golf
Little Wickets
Warrior Martial Arts
Nottingham Moderns Rugby Club
Core Aquatics

Health and Wellbeing

Specsavers West Bridgford
Insight Healthcare
Everyone Health
Age UK
The Carers Roadshow
Wellbeing Hub for Families and Schools
Nutrition Coach
Rushcliffe CCG

Charity and Community

Via East Midlands Road Safety Team
Central College
Rushcliffe Borough Council Community Safety Team
Notts Police
NCC Fostering Service
Faith in Families
Streetwise Environmental
Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust
Kingfisher Court Care Home
Nottingham Building Society
Bugs and Bones
White Post Farm Roadshow
Lincs and Notts Air Ambulance

Market and Food

Cloud Cuckoo
Flamin Hot Food
Jojo Maman Bebe
Poppy and Ned
Lara Quin
Jewel Box
Quality Solicitors Yates and Co
Hartland Pies
Little Locket and Co
Lou Lou and Lotte
Laina Mather
F&A Smith Balloons
Hannies Handmade
The Food Box
Kerry’s Fresh
Love Grace Jewellery
Friary Cards
The Old Confectionery Cart
Little Sparkles
Usborne Books

Early Years and Family

Speech Therapy Specialists
Homestart Nottingham
Alphabet House Day Nursery
Sing and Sign
Stagecoach West Bridgford
Freedom Factory
Rattle and Roll
Messy Monsterz
Poppy’s Pop Up Pottery
Caterpillar Music
Tumble Tots
Super Sparkle Parties
Gizmos Lab
School House Pre-school
Mr Balloony Crazy Bikes
JJ Entertainment Circus Skills Zone
Hands On Our History Victorian Games

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.