Party in the Park 2017

The Clare event of the year will soon be upon us !

Please make a note in your diaries that Party in the Park 2017 takes place on Saturday, 1 July 2017 in Clare Castle Country Park and will be open from 12 noon until 6pm.

There will be live music, Morris dancing, majorettes, games for children of all ages, stalls, crafts and demonstrations, falconry, a dog show, tombola and raffle, children’s entertainment, donkey rides, petting animals, vintage cars, roundabouts…these are just some of the treats we have lined up for you to enjoy: a great day out for all the family in a lovely location.

Donkey Rides


Lavenham Falconry

Thaxted Morris

There will be plenty of food and drink options including a hog roast and barbecue, a beer tent, strawberries and cream, pizzas, an ice cream van or two and a tea tent.

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Photo courtesy of Paul Bishop

If you are coming along to Party in the Park 2017 on Saturday 1 July 2017 in Clare Castle Country Park, why not bring your dog along too and enter the Dog Show.  It promises to be even more fun than it was last year.

This year there are five categories:

  • Most Handsome Dog
  • Prettiest Bitch
  • Sausage Race
  • Waggiest Tail
  • Dog the judge would most like to take home.

Enter as many categories as you want at only £1 per category. Register on the day and take your dog into the arena for all to see!  All we need is your name, the name of your dog and, in the case of any handlers below the age of 16, a signed form from an adult giving permission to enter the competition.

Dog treats for every competitor! Sweets for the children! Rosettes for dogs in 1st, 2nd and 3rd places! Let your dog have some fun at Party in the Park 2017

To get a flavour of what to expect follow this link to a review of Party in the Park 2016

Entry is free and there will be extra free parking at Stour Valley Community School car park.

We will be adding more information to this page as it becomes available, don’t forget to visit regularly to see the latest news !