Hastingsoldtown Pirates are having a FAMILY FUN PIRATE DAY!!!
This year the event will be celebrated in the old town as a family fun day with treats galore for all, Children and Adults alike.
We are going back to where we began.
So dress yourselves the kids and even the dog in your finest pirate finery.
Come and join us for what promises to be a fantastic day filled with MUSIC, DANCE AND ENTERTAINMENT.
No record-breaking this year as we already hold it.
No fly pasts or red arrows this year.
We are going back to where we began, back to our roots.
List of SOME of the things planned so far include:
The return of the Old Town skelton crew (put your name down to join them)
Grand parade with drummers through the Old Town.
Pirate tug o war competition (adults and kids)
Pirate art projects.
Pirate puppet making.
Walking the plank.
Massive pirate treasure trail.
Pirate crazy golf.
Pirate and craft market.
Pirate films being shown.
A brand new family friendly pirate ship ride.
Children's and street entertainers.
Jack Sparrow lookalikes to entertain you on the stade (in aid if great ormond street hospital).
Fancy dress competition (open to all including the dog!!!).
Bands in participating venues.
Winkle club will transform winkle island into a sc-fi paradise ( dr who etc)
Local venues getting involved.
LOADS AND LOAD MORE TO BE REVELAED OVER THE COMING WEEKS.
This is all about having a FUN and SAFE day out for all.
The by-laws of no street drinking are being enforced this year, we are trying to get rid of some of the anti-social behaviour that have have plighted us the last few years.
So please help us by getting dressed up and having fun so we can have a amazing but SAFE day like we have the last few years and hope to for many years to come!!
Also dont forget to keep an eye on the local venues for their own indoor events, throughout the day.
Hastings Old Town Stephen Penny