We love summer, bringing Lakeside Village visitors a fun-filled few months of free events and activities that all the family can get involved in!
Take a look at our list of events below, and there’s more! Throughout summer we are hosting daily and weekly events, including our popular outdoor Summer Cinema, pop-up Ping Pong Parlour and our Crazy Golf Adventure.
See what’s on at Lakeside Village this summer…
Yorkshire’s Strongest Man – 22 July
To win the title of Yorkshire’s Strongest Man 2023, competitors will have to compete a series of gruelling events including a deadlift of a small, medium and large car. One of the cars will be a branded vehicle from Bluebell Wood Children’s Hospice, raising awareness of the charity’s vital work.
Other events will include a log lift (the heaviest weighing 140kg/22 stone) and the Ardblair stone run, where competitors must carry and lift stones weighing up to 155kg/24.4 stone.
Gulliver’s Valley Fun Day – 29 July
Free family fun day with entertainment from The Gulliver’s Valley team and free child’s ticket giveaways!
Artisan & Craft Fayre – 5 August
August’s monthly showcase for small independent and home-based makers and creators.
Shed of Stories – 12 August
The shed of stories will magically pop up and countless stories will escape.
Join Alice in Wonderland and the Queen of Hearts for story time.
Kids Gardening Club – 19 August
A fun gardening workshop where children can decorate their own pot and learn how to make a flower grow.
Look out for the vegetable themed walkabouts!
The Village Fete – 26 August
A traditional village fete with fun for all the family is the finale of our summer events.
Enjoy live entertainment, street food stalls and tombolas.