Photos: Family fun at the Cliftonville Games

Visitors to the Games 2018 Photo Frank Leppard

Crowds turned out yesterday (September 1) for the Cliftonville Games at the at Oval Lawns on Eastern Esplanade.

The event, organised by  the Gordon Road Area Street Scheme (Grass) residents’ group, working with the Cliftonville Community Centre, offered free family fun, music, food and live music.

Photo Frank Leppard

Amongst the bands and groups entertaining visitors were Veryfriendly  and Margate Social Choir.

There were interactive activities including “Round in circles” doing a dance on the Oval stage to get everyone up and ready for the party.

Photo Frank Leppard

Bargains could be found with more than 30 traders, selling vintage to upcycled furniture, street food and also a licensed bar.

Pooches competed in the  Cliftonville Dog Show with some fantastic prizes from sponsors Hiro + Wolf designer dog wear and Doggie Apparel.

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There were also races with prizes for the children as well as free fruit and lots of free inflatable bouncy castles to play on!

A small vintage cars and scooters show also took place on the day.


  1. It was a nice warm day and loads of people attended. The dog event was really good with lots of really useful prizes. Congratulations to all the dogs and owners, especially Sonny the Maltese terrier who won Best In Show.

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