Ely Aquafest: Organisers invite applications from stallholders and entertainers

15:18 26 February 2013


Ely's Aquafest


PLANS are already in well in hand for this year’s Ely Aquafest extravaganza, when thousands of people enjoy a day of activities based on the river and the riverside parks.

Organised by the Rotary Club of Ely, this year’s festive event will be making its usual splash on the first Sunday in July - and now is the time for prospective stall holders and entertainers to book their slot.

The 2013 Aquafest will be the 36th annual river festival, with visitors enjoying a packed day of weird and whacky raft races, displays, demonstrations and arena entertainment.

Running a stall on either Lavender Green or Jubilee Gardens costs from £17.50 for charities and £45 for individual commercial stalls. Organisers want to attract a wide variety of stalls, giving visitors the opportunity to browse and shop.

Any organisation that can supply a entertaining outdoor arena act, from an athletic team to trad jazz band or performing animals, is also asked to contact organisers.

To book a stall or find out more about providing entertainment, contact Aquafest committee chairman Phil Smith on Ely 669558, or email phil.smith47@hotmail.co.uk.


More news stories

Lewis Parker is recovering after a scooter accident at the skateboard bowl in West End Park, March

Schoolboy Lewis Parker was left unconscious and with a suspected fractured cheekbone after coming a ‘cropper’ at a concrete skateboard bowl in a March park.

Warwick Davis

Warwick Davis, who lives near Peterborough, has had his touring caravan stolen in Cambridgeshire.

Anglia In Bloom

Housing experts have identified Chatteris as one of the country’s most attractive towns – outside of London- for anyone wanting to ‘buy to let’.

New Road Primary School pupils with their contributions for local food bank

Whittlesey pupils celebrated harvest festival with a whole school assembly with each class playing an important part with songs, poems and prayers.

Most read stories

Most commented stories

Digital Edition

Read the Cambs Times e-edition E-edition