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Park Unity Day
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Hyde Park Unity Day was initiated by the Hyde Park Residents
Association with the mission to :
create a relaxed friendly and safe environment.
* unite the community and provide an opportunity to highlight
the positive aspects of living, working, and studying in Hyde
* demonstrate communities strength through voluntary involvement.
* celebrate cultural diversity through art , music and performance.
* create a focus point for community activities.
* unite and provide opportunities to showcase skills, talent
and nature of local people and artists.
Park Unity day 2003 has been a full year in the planning and
fundraising. There have been bucket runs down Otley Road pubs,
gig nights , car boot sales and a sponsored walk.
year there will be a CD compilation of bands and DJs playing
on the day.
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annual community festival Unity Day event featured much more than
just live music and there was something for all the family to enjoy.
a look at pictures from Unity Day 2004
the day and evening there was live music and entertainment from
Leeds bands such as: Liquidhead,
like Moses, Grass
Minds Eye, 10,000
Things and many more.
was also jazz and acoustic from the likes of Sawa Teen, Honeydrum,
The Grand Wazoo, Feluka and Jon
Gomm on the global rhythms stage.
skaters and BMX-ers made full use of the all-new skate park at Woodhouse
Moor to practice before the Unity Day skateboard competition got
area next to the skate park, was allocated for invited guest graffiti
artists to teach the basics of graffiti art to the locals.
the wannabe thespians, A Play in a Day was rehearsed and performed
on stage in the theatre tent. Performances, plays and comedy was
on throughout the evening from Dino Casino and the International
Playboys of Rhythm.
the edges o Hyde Park were stalls selling everything from jewellery
and clothes to food and drink as the locals enjoyed the sunshine.
A huge range of foods from all over the world was there to be tasted.
were kept entertained by the huge inflatable bouncy castle, face
painting and events such as a live dog show and a football competition.
and Rosie said: "We come every year as it's dead good and we
enjoy the music, we've been here all day and will be back again
for the music tonight."
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