Leamington is gearing up for a 'Summer of Fun' - The Leamington Observer

Leamington is gearing up for a 'Summer of Fun'

Leamington Editorial 19th Jun, 2023   0

THOUSANDS of visitors are set to head to Leamington for a summer of fun.

Cars at the Spa kicked off the town’s programme of events and saw up to 250 cars and motorcycles on display at the Pump Room Gardens on Sunday (June 11). Organised by Leamington Rotary Club, the event supports various local charities.

The Leamington Canal Festival is then set to return on Sunday June 25 for the first time in three years and will include street stalls, boat traders, live entertainment and refreshments.

Following this, the popular Good Times Festival on Saturday, July 8 in Mill Gardens will feature live music, entertainment, children’s activities, food and drink.

Creative juices will be flowing when Art in the Park returns with a jam-packed weekend of art, crafts, entertainment and fun as more than 200 local makers, musicians and performers show and display a mix of arts and crafts in Jephson Gardens on Saturday August 5 and Sunday August 6.

The eyes of the bowls world will once again fall on Leamington for the prestigious Bowls England National Finals, being held between August 10 and 27, with sports fans able to book tickets soon.

The Warwickshire Pride festival, a colourful celebration of LGBT+ life and culture, will be held at the Pump Room Gardens on Saturday August 19 and visitors can expect a rainbow marketplace of stalls, live performances and entertainment on stage throughout the day as well as fairground rides and food and drink from around the world.

Wrapping up the programme of events, Leamington’s hugely popular Food and Drink Festival will be held on September 9 and September 10 in the Royal Pump Room Gardens. The event will be in its 15th year and celebrates the best in local and regional food and drink, with a host of exhibitors, entertainment from the bandstand and live cookery demonstrations.

To find out more visit www.royal-leamington-spa.co.uk

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