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Teddy Bears' Picnic

Pontypridd, Ynysangharad War Memorial Park
Friday 17 June 2022

Free event for the Under 5s and their parents and carers

Please note, due to unprecedented demand, online ticket sales for Teddy Bears' Picnic is now closed. A limited number of tickets will be available on the day and allocated on a first come, first served basis. Thank you for your understanding.

If you go down to the park today….

… you will be sure to have a great day out as the Teddy Bears’ Picnic makes a welcome return to Ynysangharad War Memorial Park, Pontypridd, on Friday, June 17, 10am – 2pm.

Rhondda Cynon Taf’s youngest residents, their families and carers can enjoy a day out in beautiful surroundings, with fun, games and entertainment. Entry and entertainment is free – you can buy food on site or bring your own.

There will be a mini funfair, bouncy castle, arts and crafts, games and live entertainment from Charlie Bubbles and his Musical Trike, face-painters, balloon-modellers and lots more!

Aimed at those aged five and under – plus their parents or carers – the Teddy Bears’ Picnic is the perfect place to find out more about the many services and opportunity on offer for children and families – from inspiring young bookworms via the library service to how to access childcare, healthcare and more.

Each of the stalls offer information that is specifically for the families and carers of those aged five and under, with interactive and practical activities to showcase the work they do.

Among those who will be there to offer information and support are:

The Attendance and Wellbeing Service: Come along for a scavenger hunt and information on school attendance

CateringHave fun with our hook a healthy food game and find out more about school meals and how we aim to inspire healthy eating.

 Flying Start: Visit us for role play, story corners, tuff trays, building blocks and so much more, all designed for little ones aged 2 – 3 years!

 Play Team: Come and have some fun with the Play Team!  There will be lots of exciting activities to get involved with including face painting and glitter badge making!

 Resilient Families Service: Visit us for information on the family support we provide plus fun activities for the children in our tent. This year, our theme is based on the book Shark in the Park, and involves fun activities such as making masks, kites, a scavenger hunt, hook a shark game, making binoculars, sand play as well as other amazing activities. In addition, come and get your photograph taken with a shark and join our sing along and story times on the stage?

 Sport RCT: Children can join in sports coaching sessions, try out balance bikes, netball, football and athletics and learn from the team all about sporting opportunities in your area, such as teams to join, activities to enjoy and walks and exercises for all the family.

You can find out more about support services on offer for families with young children here


 Teddy Bears’ Picnic is sponsored by Nathaniel Cars. If you are interested in sponsoring one or more of 2022’s What’s On RCT events, find out more and get in touch here: