Sunday, 21 April 2013

Kinver Strongman's First appearance at the Lightwoods Park Festival

Hop along to the May Day Festival in Bearwood's Lightwoods Park on Monday 6 May. A full programme of events and entertainment has been organised running from11am to 7pm.

The event includes a Real Ale Festival managed by Enville Brewery in association with Kinver Brewery.  There will be 16 guest ales and four ciders to enjoy while listening to some great local bands

Kinver Brewery's Light Railway, Kinver Edge, Noble 600 and Crystal shall be available, and also a special festival ale called Strongman, weighing in at 6.3%.  You can down the Strongman, gently!

Please note that "Challenge 25" will be in operation and photo identifications will be required for people under 25

Entertainment includes:
  • Real Ale and Cider Festival
  • Sandwell's Strongest Man Competition finals including the dead lift, farmers walk, tyre flip, carry and drag car hold and vehicle pull.
  • Tug 'O War 
  • Local Bands and artists
  • Skate park graffiti art workshop
  • Fun fair
  • Maypole Dancers
  • Morris Dancers
  • Bhangra Dancers
  • Climbing wall
  • Craft workshops for children
  • Football skills workshop
  • Refreshments
  • Market stalls


15-20,000 people turned out on the hottest day o0f 2013 so far.  Pictures of the evnt can be found here

Don't forget that the Park is open all year.   The park is located on the A456 Hagley Road, and features a traditional bandstand, skateboard park, walled garden, bowling green and the Grade II listed Lightwoods House.