With the start of spring the ever popular Tulip Sunday is just around the corner. It takes place on April 24 at Stamford Park on the Ashton, Stalybridge boundary.
The free family event, which offers a great chance for people to get together and relax in the open air, runs from noon to 4pm and shows off the flagship Victorian Park in all its glory. Visitors can make the most of the state-of-the-art facilities and features including the water feature, the aviary and the Highfield Pavilion café with its wide range of refreshments.
There will be face painting, craft workshops, a climbing wall, music, sports activities, stalls and street theatre, as well as Ranger Rob and his animals – all against a colourful backdrop of thousands of tulips.
A Tameside Council spokesman said: “Tulip Sunday is always an affordable and fun family day. Hopefully the weather will be kind to us and the park will be packed with people enjoying it in all its springtime glory.
“By going to Tulip Sunday you’ll be able find out how you can make small changes to improve your health and wellbeing. You’ll have a great free day out and exercise without even realising it.”