26 June 2013

Bowled over by a Friday night out!

Bowled over by a Friday night out



WHAT: Lawn bowling on New Road with the Mayor and Rottingdean Bowling Club

WHERE: New Road, Brighton

WHEN: 5.30pm, Friday 28 June 2013

CONTACT: Brighton & Hove City Council press office on 01273 291555

Rottingdean Bowling Club will be encouraging people to take a turn on a temporary bowls rink in the city centre this Friday (28/6/2013). The Mayor will be joining in at 5.30pm.

New Road will be the unusual venue for the lawn bowling display. The bowling is part of the wider TAKEPART in the City event, which offers a few hours of fun on Friday evening from 5pm to 8pm.

A selection of sports and activities are being rolled out in New Road and Jubilee Square. Local sports clubs will take to the streets offering people a chance to have a go at bowls, Zumba, Pilates, golf, tennis, dance, British Military Fitness and much more.

The participatory TAKEPART in the City event is a new addition to the TAKEPART Festival programme for 2013.

•           The TAKEPART Festival began on Saturday and runs until Sunday 7 July.

The full programme is available here: www.brighton-hove.gov.uk/takepart

•           The TAKEPART Festival of Sport & Physical Activity is held throughout the city for residents of all ages and abilities. The largest celebration of community sport & physical activity in the country, TAKEPART encourages people to be active in Brighton & Hove.

•           The festival, organised by BHCC Sports Development Team, involves more than 100 local organisations and engages more than 40,000 residents during the two weeks.