Music and dogs at Rushmere Country Park

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Plans are well underway for the annual summer fundraising weekend at Rushmere Country Park.

The event will take place on August 12-13 and will include a concert and a summer fayre and dog show.

The Concert in the Park takes place on Saturday, August 12, and will include food stalls, a beer tent and fairground amusements for children.

This year’s acts are Toby Joe Leonard, Rocker Covers, Secret Genius and Natasha Seale, along with sessions by DJ Mike Deakin.

Tickets cost £10 for adults, £7 for children aged four to 16, the over-65s and NUS student card holders.

Visitors are asked to take blankets, chairs and a torch, and to wear appropriate footwear.

For details and to book go to

The Summer Fayre and Fun Dog Show take place the next day from 11am to 4pm.

There will be arts, crafts, refreshments and a range of fun activities for all the family out on The Meadow.

This year, tickets for the Fun Dog Show will be available on the day.

Entry costs £2 per class and full details are available at

The fayre is free to enter but there will be a £3 exit fee and separate charges may apply for the children’s amusements and trails.

All proceeds will be reinvested into the park.

For more details about the fayre go to