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Lime Square team count down to annual Openshaw Festival this weekend

Lime Square team count down to annual Openshaw Festival this weekend
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Lime Square team count down to annual Openshaw Festival this weekend

4 September 2019

The Lime Square team are putting together the final touches for the fifth annual Openshaw Festival which is taking place this weekend. The festival will be this Saturday (7th September) and will run from 11am until 5pm at Lime Square off Ashton Old Road. 

Food traders who are due to attend this year include Cyprus Kouzina who will be selling Greek Food and SB Fire Creations who will be selling scrumptious wood fired pizzas. As well as this Lime Square’s very own Marco Reas will be selling a varied range of ice cream. 

The popular annual event is sponsored by 3 Ways. 

Crafty traders due to attend include Gyna’s Craft Emporium and Cherish Melts and a host of local community groups will also be taking part in the popular annual event. 

As well as the foodie fun and entertainment the festival will host five themed “villages” – featuring health, funfair, food, entertainment and craft which will be spread out across the centre. 

The health village will have a select of stalls that will be offering free health checks as well as advice. The Gym Group will also be hosting a free gym workshop on the main stage and as well as this City in the Community will also be running a football activity. Specsavers will also have a stall offering free hearing tests. 

Free donkey rides as well as free face painting will be available. And there will be live entertainment from some great local performers throughout the day including Mercedes Jo TDS Dance Group, Company Chameleon, Urbanised Dance Academy, SAFE Ambition Youth Project and Wright Robinson College’s Steel Band and choir.

Events manager at Lime Square, Kayleigh Marron said: ‘We are looking forward to our Openshaw Festival on Saturday and have a great line up planned for our shoppers and visitors so we look forward to welcoming everyone to the event.

“We’d like to say a huge thank you to our event sponsors 3 Ways who have helped to make this great community event possible.”

For further information, contact:-

Public Relations Department, Dransfield Properties Ltd
Tel: 01226 360644

Email: admin@dransfield.co.uk