The Summer Garden Party is coming to Graylingwell Park on the 7th July 2018.  Here’s what you can expect from our different zones.

Kids’ Village

Put it this way, if you’ve got kids or grandkids, they are not going to be bored!  We have music sessions thanks to the wonderful Monkey Music and Immanuel Church is putting on crafts and children’s activities.  Children can have boing, boing fun on the bouncy slide, in the Gladiator game and in sumo suits.  There are vehicles galore so your little ones can enjoy tractor rides, plus can get up close to a fire engine (2-4pm) and fun from Chichester University science experiments and much more! 


The market is the area to visit for goodies to buy and interesting organisations… enjoy browsing gifts and more.  It’s also where you’ll find our stand! There’s goodies to buy for children from Kids Enterprise, Great food for your home from Riverfood Organics and Heron Cottage Artisan Teas. Browse and buy from Preloved and upcycled), Finishing Touches and Personalised bags. Art lovers will enjoy John Hill Watercolour Classes. Stalls from a variety of charities and local organisations include: Stonepillow, Southbourne Lions, Sussex Snowdrop Trust, TS Sturdy, 3rd Hayling Scouts and St wilfreds Hospice.


The main entertainment arena is going to be jam packed with fun things to do or watch. Join in and bounce with KTroo, dance with Dance and Beyond and try Tug of war. Or you can head over to the Performance stage to see these fantastic singers, choirs and local bands and the New Community Choir.


Down at the Arcade, you’ll find some traditional, forever-fun stalls such as the Runaway Train, Beat the Goalie, Tin Can Alley (thank you Selsey Scouts), flowers, crockery smash and coconut shy (thank you 12thChichester Scouts), 2nd hand book stall, scout active support plus Capoeira and a whole lot of fun!


We are delighted to be supporting the following organisations at the Summer Garden Party.  Pop along to get info and support: Cat and Rabbit Rescue at Sidlesham, RSPB Pagham Harbour & Medmerry, Wildlife Officer and Dog Warden, and Brent Lodge.


You can definitely eat your way around the Summer Garden Party! For a relaxed cup of tea with a slice of cake seek out Immanuel Church Tea Tent.  Lots of lunch options including Thai food, 12th Chi Scouts BBQ,  and a Hog Roast,. To quench adult’s thirst, you can find Pimms Tent (Bars 4 U).  For your sweet tooth you’ll find ice cream from Caroline’s Dairy, Pancakes and waffles, donuts + slush puppies, Candy Floss. There’s even food to take home: Slindons Bakery.

Dog Zone

Dog trainer, Mad about Dogs, is supporting the dog show arena again and there will be an ace ‘try me’ agility course for you and your dog and also demonstrations from Mad About Dogs.  Bring your dog!