With the local recreational ground being just a few minutes’ walk from our house, it is impossible to miss when Party in the Park is on in the summer. Our road is full of parked cars and we can hear the music from the stage from inside the house (lovely during the day when we can sit in the back garden and enjoy it, but not quite so lovely at bedtime as it does make it a little harder to encourage the children to sleep).
Sunshine, upbeat music, fairground rides, face painting, hog roasts and ice cream and various other attractions sounds like an ideal way to spend a summer afternoon and so off we headed to the park to have some fun.
Unsurprisingly, Jessica made a beeline for the face painting wanting to have her face painted “like a princess” – as you can see, she was very happy with the end result!
We had a wander around the funfair and the girls enjoyed a ride with Mummy on the spinning teacups.
Jessica had her very first pony ride although was very unsure about it and wanted to hold on to Mummy’s hand all the way around. Something tells me that she won’t be asking me for riding lessons any time soon!
Sophie was mostly just happy to wander around and watch everything that was going on. For her, the highlight seemed to be stopping off at the playground on the way home.