The Essex 'festival of fun' with inflatables, soft play and live performances

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A 'festival of fun' with inflatables, soft play and live performances is coming to an Essex city. On the weekend of July 6-7, the Leisure World’s epic free Festival of Fun weekend in Colchester will be returning for the third year running.

It will be taking place at Colchester Sports Park on July 6 and Colchester Leisure World on July 7. There will be displays and demonstrations, inflatables, soft play, arts and crafts, opportunities to discover new sports and meet organisations.

The weekend is free to attend and is a great opportunity to see sport and leisure facilities. There will be a programme of events to take part in with activities on offer for just £3.

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You can download a programme or pick up at Leisure World and Colchester Sports Park ahead of attending. You can even pre-book activities, to make the most of the weekend.

Attendees can look forward to a wide range of attractions and activities, including demonstrations by football teams, water polo teams and more, inflatables and rides for all ages, indoor skate park ramps and cycling and trampoline sessions.

There will also be live performances by local dance groups, plenty of food and refreshments and lots of toddler-friendly activities.

Cllr David King, leader of Colchester City Council, said: “Family fun, health and wellbeing – this is a great and social opportunity to enjoy ourselves and meet up with others of every age. Make sure you don’t miss out on a great weekend of fun and excitement! Mark your calendars and join us at Leisure World and Colchester Sports Park for our Festival of Fun extravaganza!”

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