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INTERVIEW: Pole dancing and cycling will be part of returning Lancaster health festival

Pole dancing will be part of the Bay Health Festival in Lancaster this weekend

A celebration of living a happier and healthier lifestyle including pole dancing, cycling and much more will return to Lancaster city centre.

Bay Health Festivals 2024 comes to the city this Saturday and Sunday (July 13 and 14) from 10am to 4pm both days, with loads of activities for all the family.

You can drop into Dalton Square on Saturday for a showcase of health and wellbeing organisations from around the region.

There will be free health checks, live entertainment, and more.

LISTEN to Reverend Ian Dewar talking about the Lancaster Bay Health Festival 2024

Guests will include: 

  • 315 Gym
  • Lancaster District CVS
  • Lancashire Adult Learning
  • Healthwatch Lancashire
  • Citizens Advice
  • Ingeus
  • The Cornerstone
  • Bay Volunteers
  • University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust Bowel Cancer Screening Programme
  • University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust Breast Screening
  • Let's Be Friends
  • Age UK
  • Birchall Trust
  • FCMS
  • Galloways
  • Marsh Community Centre
  • Inspire CGL
  • Red Rose Recovery
  • Lancaster City Council Community Connectors/Hub
  • Kogen Ryu Martial Arts
  • St John's Hospice
  • Lancashire County Council Public/Population Health
  • Men’s Hub
  • Smoke Free Lancashire
  • Positive Futures
  • MS Society
  • Working for Wildlife (W4W)
  • Bex Poles
  • Prop-Up (SAFE)
  • CancerCare
  • Breathe Easy
  • LESS Food Futures
  • The Well
  • Talking Therapies
  • Out in the Bay (OITB)
  • Lancashire Fire & Rescue
  • St Thomas’s Church, Lancaster
  • The British Liver Trust
  • Armed Forces Covenant
  • Lancashire Children and Family Wellbeing Service

The festival continues on Sunday with a Celebration of Cycling in Dalton Square.

This will focus on cycling and active travel for health and the environment.

There will be e-bike demos, cycling advice and more, as well as live entertainment throughout the day.

Guests include: 

  • E-Radicals e-bike shop
  • Sustrans
  • Go Velo
  • Love to Ride Lancashire
  • 3-1-5 gym
  • Lancs Police
  • Lancaster Uni

There will also be a Community Showcase at the Gregson Centre on Moor Lane on Sunday from 10am to 4pm as part of the festival.

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