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Festival of Leisure 2017

It's carnival time!

This year's Festival of Leisure will take place on Saturday 24 and Sunday 25 June at Maurice Lea Memorial Park, Church Gresley.  Activities in the arena and on stage will commence a little earlier this year at 12.30pm and run until 5.00pm on both days.

This year's theme is the 'Carnival of the Animals' and whilst we are still finalising details of the weekend's entertainment, applications are now open for exhibitors who would like to attend the event. 

There are 5 categories of exhibitor:

  • Trade - sales
  • Trade - information only
  • Charity - fund raising
  • Charity - information only
  • Fairground operator

And the exhibitor letter, application forms, terms & conditions, and FAQ sheet are all available to download from the bottom of this page.  The deadline for submitting an application is Friday 26 May 2017.

Hot Food Sales, Children's inflatables, Ice Cream pitches

As in previous years, these services will be selected through a sealed bid tender process.  The forms are available by contacting Julia Dowding - Email: julia.dowding@south-derbys.gov.uk and need to be received by 12noon on Friday 17 February 2017.

If you have any queries relating to the festival, please send an email including your name, address, email address and details of your enquiry to:
culturalservices@south-derbys.gov.uk

Find Maurice Lea Memorial Park (page contains a map).