Town Centre Pirates FEST is coming next week

Swindon Town Centre is set for lots of free entertainment and activities starting next week.

From Friday 2nd through to Sunday 4th June 2017 the town centre will host a Pirate Fest spectacular to coincide with the launch of the Pirates of the Caribbean new film, which opens in cinemas at the end of May 2017.

Wharf Green will be transformed into Pirate Ship Zone, where you will be entertained by the greatest villain of all time, the famous Captain Hook!  Also planned is local live music and dance, children’s entertainment, fancy dress competition and prizes. Captain Hook activities will include apple bobbing, pirate limbo, funfair rides, pirate crafts, free face painting and lots more!

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The Brunel Shopping Centre will have a whole host of activities for you also, including competitions, face painting (Saturday and Sunday 11am -3pm), pirate craft sessions to meeting Captain Jack!

The Pieces of Eight Interactive Competition being held at the Parade Shopping centre gives you the chance to WIN tickets to see the NEW Pirates of the Caribbean film at Regent Circus.

 

The Pirates event, which is taking place during the June school half-term, is the result of partnership working between The Brunel Centre, inSwindon BID Company, The Parade and Regent Circus.

What’s on going on and where?

Wharf Green:

Friday 2nd & Saturday 3rd June 11am – 4pm 

  • Pirate Ship Zone – featuring LIVE music & entertainment
  • Captain Hook Host
  • Peter Pan Walkabout Characters: Peter Pan, Tinkerbell, Smee and Crocodile
  • Barabossa’s Buccaneer’s
  • Fancy Dress Competition 2pm 
  • Prizes & Giveaways
  • Pirate Limbo
  • Apple Bobbin
  • Picnic Zone

Canal Walk

  • Pirate Caricaturist  12pm – 3pm 

The Brunel Shopping Centre

Friday 2nd June

  • Pirate Crafts 10.30 – 4pm
  • Captain Jack meet and greet 11am3pm
  • Peter Pan & Pirate Walkabout Characters

Saturday 3rd June

  • Pirate Crafts 10.30 – 4pm
  • Captain Jack meet and greet 11am3pm
  • Balloony Pirates 11am – 2.30pm
  • Face painting 11am3pm
  • Peter Pan & Pirate Walkabout Characters

Sunday 4th June

  • Captain Jack meet and greet 11am3pm
  • Music 11.30am – 2pm
  • Face painting to Saturday and Sunday 11am3pm
  • Seagull Mania 12 – 2.30pm

For further information, please visit www.thebrunel.co.uk

The Parade Shopping Centre

Friday 2nd & Saturday 3rd June

  • Pieces of Eight Interactive Competition – WIN tickets to see the NEW Pirates of the Caribbean film at Cineworld, Regent Circus
  • Goodie bags and vouchers
  • Pirate Selfie & Photo Opportunity Area
  • Peter Pan & Pirate Walkabout Characters

Regent Circus

Friday 2nd  June

  • Pirate activities and selfie opportunities
  • Restaurant offers
  • Face painting

Saturday 3rd June

  • Pirate activities and selfie opportunities
  • Restaurant offers
  • Giant Pirate colouring board