Children can come together for special event in the park

Jeremy Birch pictured on the East Hill steps, 2/1/14. ENGSUS00120140201121127

Jeremy Birch pictured on the East Hill steps, 2/1/14. ENGSUS00120140201121127

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On Saturday 30 May local children and their families will gather in Alexandra Park, from 11am-3pm to celebrate International Children’s Day 2015.

The event is being hosted by Women’s Voice, which works to promote the well being of women and children, and is planned to be the biggest and best ever.

Women’s Voice chair, Shiva Serati said: “ Women’s Voice has been hosting International Children’s Day since 2010 and has now made it part of Hastings’ cultural calendar. This year will be our biggest event. All local children and their families from Hastings, St Leonards and further afield are welcome. We hope to see you there.”

The event is completely free. It starts at 11am, with a two minute silence for Cllr Jeremy Birch, who opened the very first Hastings International Children’s Day, and runs until 3pm.

Events will include traditional dance, live music and performance, craft workshops, games and a host of other activities.

International Children’s Day is a worldwide event that aims to highlight the needs of children, to promote their wellbeing and access to education for all children.

It also promotes international togetherness and awareness among children.

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