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Playday 2016 has been and gone - but look out for the event next year on the first Wednesday in August 2017 - funding permitted!























What another great Playday! Thank you to all parents/carers who bought their children along ! Thanks to all activity holders and caterers and to all the volunteer staff who support the day each year! Approximately 7000 children attended this free fun packed day!!!       

Rosie Pike - Event Organiser                    


What is Playday?

Playday is the national day for play, traditionally held on the first Wednesday in August 10am - 3pm. Providing funding can be found the event will happen again in 2017- watch this space!


Now in its 29th year, Playday is the biggest play sector event in the UK, and possibly Europe! As well as a celebration of children's right to play, Playday is a campaign that highlights the importance of play in children's lives. Playday is coordinated by Play England, in partnership with Play Wales, Play Scotland and PlayBoard Northern Ireland


For more information visit the National Playday website;


Apex Park Playday 2016 was another huge success with record visitor numbers

The free Apex Park Playday held on Wednesday 3rd August 2016 despite some pretty windy weather. The organisers esitmate 7000 children attend this years event - and that's not counting the adults!


Whilst everyone involved hopes Playday 2017 can go ahead the organising committee rely on obtaining grants and sponsorship to run the event. If you or your business would like to support or sponsor Playday 2017 please contact organiser Rosie Pike via 07867967087 or


This year’s activities included model boats, inflatables, a climbing wall, drumming, facepainting, zorbs, rugby-tots and table tennis amongst many others! Playday also allows families to spend quality time together having a picnic and exploring one of Sedgemoor’s best-known and loved parks.

Photos of the 2013 Playday

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Crowds watching at Apex Playday logo


Photos of the 2016 Playday

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