Sunday, June 23, 2024

Festival Leisure Park to honour local heroes for 25th birthday celebrations

FESTIVAL Leisure Park, Essex’s premium leisure park, is celebrating it’s 25th birthday with the launch of its Community Awards 2023.

The event, sponsored by popular local radio station Radio Essex, is now accepting nominations for unsung heroes who have gone above and beyond in their community, in 11 different categories.

The categories are:

– Festival Leisure Volunteer of the Year
– Festival Leisure Fundraiser of the Year
– Festival Leisure Emergency Services Hero
– Festival Leisure Inspiring Young Person

– Festival Leisure Best Teacher Award
– Festival Leisure Best Nursey / Pre school Assistant
– Festival Leisure Local Hero

– Favourite Show on Radio Essex
– Festival Leisure Employee of the Year
– Festival Leisure Customer Care Award
– Festival Leisure Business of the Year

Nominations will close on Wednesday 28th June, with a shortlist set to open for voting shortly after. The winners from each category will receive a fantastic £100 to spend at Festival Leisure Park, alongside a certificate and trophy as a memento to take home.

The event comes as part of Festival Leisure Park’s 25th birthday celebrations, celebrated this June across all social platforms and the website with amazing giveaways running everyday as a way to thank their loyal visitors for their continued support.

The Park boasts a huge range of food and beverage outlets including Wagamama, Frankie’s, Nando’s and Bella Italia, which can be combined with leisure facilities such as Cineworld, Mr Mulligans and Hollywood Bowl for the perfect day or evening out.

Matthew Chambers, Centre Manager at Festival Leisure Park, commented “Our Community Awards 2023 is now open for nominations, and we are looking forward to hearing all about your local heroes who deserve to win in one of our eleven categories! This event serves as a small way of us saying thank you for all of the support over the past 25 years, and we’d like to say a special thank you to Radio Essex for kindly sponsoring the awards also. Get your nominations in quickly, and don’t forget to keep an eye out for when voting opens!”

To find out more about Festival Leisure Park, visit or find details on Festival’s social media pages.


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