Wheely Wonderful Wheelbarrows!

Wheelbarrows at the Ready!

At the annual Flower Festival in Caerphilly on 6th and 7th July, a children's wheelbarrow competition will take place to get those little green fingers working!

This year enthusiastic individuals and local groups are being encouraged to get involved in this fun project. Make gardening an enjoyable task rather than a chore, roll up those sleeves and be creative.

The event is now in its 9th year, and record-breaking displays from all sectors of the event are essential to make this the best one yet, offering more and more for the visitor to enjoy. With local churches and societies already planning their displays, this year is set to be blooming marvellous! At Caerphilly Visitor Centre there will also be falconry displays, face painting and pot a plant activities all of which are free to the public on the 6th and 7th July.

The theme this year is children's storytime so think of the classics, whilst also bringing in some current modern tales. Registrations to participate need to be completed by June 28th, with the competition taking place on the July 6th and 7th.

The competition is open to individuals and organisations as long as the participants are under 16. The wheelbarrows will be displayed at the Caerphilly Tourist Information Centre during the flower festival, with visitors to the festival being able to vote for their favourite Floral Wheelbarrow.

This really is a great way to get the children gardening and encourage them to use their imagination. A project to keep them happy for hours!

Go to our Competitions page to download an application form and entry criteria information.

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