Mini Festival 2021

A “mini” event with a broad reach

Due to Covid we can’t do everything that we wanted this year and we have had to defer the main festival til June 2022. However we want to support and encourage Heaton with some smaller events. See below for what they are and how you can get involved

Get in touch with us via the Contact section of the website if you want to learn more

Community Volunteering

Saturday June 26th - 2-4pm

We want to try and help out with a little TLC around the streets and parks of Heaton. We aim to help out with the little things that will keep things looking the way we’d all like it. We’ve been  working with the Council and with Urban Green (who run the parks) to pull together a list of different jobs that need doing and we’re going to help with two activities

In the Parks – Gardening, weeding and edging tasks. Mostly focussed around benches and steps in Heaton & Armstrong park

In the Streets of Heaton – the council have asked us to take on tidying up and litter picking across 3 zones of Heaton.

  • The Terraces either side of Warwick Street
  • Some of the Terraces and Avenues either side of Chillingham Road
  • The Spinney Estate

Get in touch with us via the Contact section or via a Facebook direct message from our Facebook page if you are interested to join in one of the teams.

We’ll have all the equipment, but you may want to bring your own gloves.

Treasure Hunt

June 19 to June 27

Have a go at our Treasure Hunt with stops around Heaton Park and a draw from all the correct entries, for our grand prizes. We have Breakfast pack from Block and Bottle and a Tea for Two from Monsieur Crêpe.

Here’s the link to the clues, and you will need to submit your answers to either our Contact section of the website or post a hardcopy with some contact details through the letter box at Heaton Baptist Church on Heaton Road.

The deadline for submissions will be midnight on June 27th and we will make the prize draw shortly after that, although the route will still work after that if you feel like doing it just for fun.

What do I love about Heaton - HEaton ART "HeArt" project

July 3rd - 10-4pm - Heaton Park Pavilion

In the Flower beds that surround the Pavilion we will inviting people to bring along a “HeArt” that depicts something that they love about Heaton that we will build into an organic artwork over the course of the weekend.
What you make will be completely up to you,  if you need a bit of help to spark your creative spirit, click here to learn more and to get a templates.

We’re also going into the schools of Heaton to jump start our efforts. So come along with what you have and see what others have designed.

Summer Gift bags

Sat 17 July - 11am to 1pm - High streets of Heaton

As we are still not fully freed from the restrictions of lockdown, we wanted to offer goodie bags, to give you some comfort, hope and encouragement through the summer months

Following all the right approvals we hope to be giving these out on the main streets of Heaton just before the school holidays start

  • Chillingham Road – Outside Martha and Mary’s and near Tesco
  • Heaton Road – Near Heaton Baptist Church
  • Newton Road – Near St Georges Church and the shops
  • Heaton Park – by the Pavilion
  • Shields Road – exact location to be confirmed

 

More details on what will be included will start to appear on this website in the coming weeks

Great British Spring Clean

May 29th and June 12th - 2-4pm in Heaton Park

Members of the Heaton Churches Together team are going to take on cleaning and clearing across Heaton Park for a couple of 2 hour sessions to tie in with the Great British Spring Clean efforts. If you see us please do stop by and say hello!

 

HF 2019 Mosaic Installation

July 3rd

Back at Heaton Festival 2019 you all helped local Artist Christine Constant create Mosaic Art that represents Heaton and its people. You can see what those amazing Mosaics look like here

The last year or so has meant we haven’t be able to get it installed in the park , but we will finally be able to put it into its final home.

Come along and help us get everything into place.

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