10 May 2018
Over the May bank holiday, Saturday 26 to Monday 28 May, 10am to 7pm, Normanby Hall Country Park is hosting an action-packed Bank Holiday Festival.
Throughout the whole weekend, the popular Continental Street Market that has recently visited Scunthorpe High Street, will have traders from around the world selling delicious international food and drink.
You’ll be able to discover the sounds and smells from across the globe at Normanby Hall.
Food on offer will range from cakes and pastries for those with a sweet tooth to flavoured cheeses and olives for those who prefer savoury treats. Not forgetting scrumptious Greek Gyros, Spanish Paella, Polish Bigo and Shao Kao Chinese Chicken.
Visitors will also be able to enjoy a carnival atmosphere with a steel band playing all weekend and fun activities for all the family, from traditional fairground rides to top class entertainment. On the Monday (28), show off your skills with our limbo competition between 1pm and 3pm.
In addition to the Continental Street Market, there will be local traders and crafters with stalls selling sweets, candles and wax melts, and play trays for children – plus much more.
Children (aged between five and 11) will be able to tackle the inflatable obstacle/assault course. Other children’s activities include a bouncy castle and face painting.
Lincs FM’s street team and a presenter will be there on Saturday and Sunday interacting with visitors.
Katy Ashworth – as seen on CBeebies will be hosting three sessions with children on the Sunday (27 May) at 11am, 1pm and 3pm. No booking required, just turn up on the day.
There will also be an opportunity to win a meet and greet with Katy Ashworth on Normanby Hall’s Facebook page – keep an eye out.
Madame Zucchini – as seen on Britain’s Got Talent will be entertaining children each day with vegetable creature making activities and vegetable theatre.
The fun-filled Festival will come to a close on the Monday (28 May) with lots for all the family to get involved in.
To make the most of the Bank Holiday Festival, buy your Normanby Hall Annual Pass and save money on entry. To buy your Annual Pass, visit the Normanby Hall page.
If you don’t have an Annual Pass, beat the queue and buy your park admission in advance via Eventbrite. A special discounted rate is available for Saturday 26 May.
Want to extend your time at Normanby Hall, why not stay over at the caravan and camp site? Further details can be found on Normanby Hall's website.
Cllr Elaine Marper, ward member for Burton-upon-Stather and Winterton, said:
“This is the first time Normanby Hall is hosting a Bank Holiday Festival of this kind, which is really exciting. There will be so much going on across the three days, with lots for all the family to get involved in.
“It is great to have the Continental Street Market at the festival, alongside local traders.
“On top of all the fantastic activities, we have well-known children’s presenter, Katy Ashworth putting on interactive sessions on the Sunday.
“If you haven’t already bought your Annual Pass for Normanby Hall, there isn’t a better time than now. We have lots of events and activities planned so you will make the most of your money. The new Annual Pass is valid for a whole year from the day you buy it and you can choose from a standard or premier membership.”
Are you going to have trouble getting to the Bank Holiday Festival at Normanby Hall, or want to leave the car at home? Together with Hornsby's we're running a free shuttle bus service from Scunthorpe bus station to the Hall each day, leaving Scunthorpe between 9.30am and 2.30pm and coming back between 11.45am and 6.30pm.
View our timetable for the full list of bus times and all the pick-up and drop-off points [PDF, 164Kb].