Park Fife 2018 - celebrating Fife's young people

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Published: Wednesday 11 Jul 2018 by Fife Council

Park Fife 2018

Park Fife 2018

Fife is celebrating the ‘Year of Young People’ with Park Fife 2018 - a Fife wide free festival at Lochore Meadows on Saturday 18 August.

Park Fife 2018 will offer a range of free activities for young people and will be hosted by Capital FM including:

  • DJ set from Capital FM’s Garry Spence
  • performance from tribute band ‘Little Mix Magic’
  • performances by local young musicians
  • silent disco
  • funfair
  • food outlets
  • competitions and prizes

 

A global first, The Scottish Government has designated 2018 the Year of the Young People and is providing a platform to showcase Scotland’s young people.

 

Cllr Fay Sinclair, spokesperson for education and children’s services said: “Park Fife 2018 is a celebration of Fife’s young people, recognising their talents, achievements and contribution to our community.

“I encourage as many as possible to get along to Lochore Meadows on Saturday 18 August and celebrate with us.

“It’s great we’re working in partnership with Stagecoach to help young people from all over Fife get to Park Fife 2018.”

 

Park Fife 2018 will start at 12 noon and end at 8 pm. Entry is free but a ticket is needed. To secure your ticket please go parkfife.eventbrite.co.uk. Attendees will be given a wrist band upon entry.

 

There’s no charge for any activity once on site but you’ll have to pay for food or bring a picnic with you. Please note no bottles, cans or glasses will be permitted on site; bottled water will be available free of charge and non-alcoholic drinks can be bought from the food vendors.

 

The event is a celebration for all to enjoy but is aimed at 8-26 years old. Children aged 11 and under must be accompanied by a ticket holding parent or guardian aged 18+. Children aged 2 and under will not need a ticket. Security will be in attendance and no drugs or alcohol will be allowed on site.

 

For more information and the latest updates about Fife Park 2018 go to our facebook event page

 

Travel Info


There are two main entrances into Lochore Meadows Country Park. The first entrance is found on the main road leading through the village of Crosshill, situated between Lochgelly and Ballingry. Signage will direct you along the main driveway leading into the park.   NB:  Parking at the Visitor Centre will be restricted to blue badge holders and buses only.  The other main entrance is situated just off the Great North Road in Kelty. It’s around a mile’s walk into the park from here.

 

Bus Travel


Stagecoach are offering a £1 day rider ticket for Under 19's who show a valid MyFife card.   Click the link to find out more about MyFife

If you are traveling by public transport, you can journey plan with Traveline Scotland

 

Parking


If you’re using Sat Nav to get to the event, the postcode is KY5 8BA. Free parking and disabled parking is available in large car parks situated a short walk from the event site. A smaller free car park at the North Road entrance is also available from which you can walk into the park along a newly refurbished path which will lead you around the loch.

Fay Sinclair, Councillor 
Tel: 07885 447252 Contact Fay Sinclair online
By Post: Fife council, Fife House North Street, Glenrothes,KY7 5LT

Gary Daniell, Team Manager (Community Development) 
Tel: 01383 602345 Fax: 01383 600006 Contact Gary Daniell online
By Post: New City House 1 Edgar Street Dunfermline Fife KY12 7EP
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