14th July 2022

Save our Rivers Family Fun Days
Denham Country Park

29th and 30th of July

During Colne Valley Festival Fortnight we will be running two days of  river focused activities for families. Come along and learn more about why it is important to look after your local river and what you can do to help! We will be running exciting activities through out the day including:

*limited spaces available – book online to secure your ticket

Please note, we do have limited spaces on some of the activities. We highly recommend to book in advance to secure your place. To book please see below.

This event is sponsored by the Lottery Community Fund 

Learn about your rivers through story telling

Join our amazing storyteller exploring our mystical rivers, the dangers they face and what is being done to save them.  There are 3 sessions each day at 11:30, 13:00 and 14:30.

River Fly Dipping and Pond Making

Design and create your own mini pond that could help creatures in your garden. Then discover the amazing wildlife that lives in the magical Misbourne through river dipping! Each session is an hour long and runs from 10:30 and 13:30. Please arrive on time for the session.

Learn about your rivers through art

An exciting opportunity to contribute to a new sculpture in the Colne valley! We have an amazing artist joining us to create this masterpiece. There will be two  sessions helping the artist to  create this recycled piece.

Face painting

There is an  professional face painter attending allowing you to become a watery creature. No need to book, just show up!

Colne Valley and Invasive Species area

Why not come along and learn more about what we do to help our rivers? We will have information areas allowing you to discover the Colne Valley and learn more about non-native invasive species. (our Space Invaders).

Pledge Booth

We will have a water saving pledge booth made from litter found in our rivers. You can pledge to save our rivers in whatever way you want (as long as it saves water).

Festival Fortnight July 24th to August 6th

The Colne Valley Festival Fortnight is a full programme of events and activities for everyone to enjoy across the whole Colne Valley Regional Park, 24th July – 6th August. Go to our main festival page to find more events in the Colne Valley.