March 2015 marks our very FIRST YEAR of running the Girl Skate UK blog, and to celebrate, we will be hosting a super rad Birthday Party at Broom Skatepark in Leicester on Saturday 28th March in partnership with Sidewalk magazine and Route One!
Get yourselves down to the park from 2pm, absolutely ALL skateboarders are welcome to come along & skate, and we will have LOADS of product from our sponsors to give away all day. Entry price will be just £5 to skate from 2pm, until whenever we all decide to leave!
We’ll be heading into town for an after party at Mosh; an “Indie rock nightclub over 3 floors”…
For those wanting to party with us, book yourselves into a local hotel – We will be staying at the local Premier Inn in Leicester Forest.
MUSIC, FOOD, BEER, SKATEBOARDING. LETS PARTY!
Also, There’ll be cake. Let us not forget about cake…
ALL information is included here, whether it be the park address, travel info, hotel info etc… find it all below!
HOW TO FIND US!
Broom Skate Park
Unit 5, St John Street,
Leicester, United Kingdom,
Public Transport from outside Leicester:
We recommend travelling to Leicester Train station or Leicester Coach station (just under 2 miles from the park).
See maps for directions to the park from these stations…
MAKE SURE to book your tickets in advance to save money, we’ve highlighted some travel info below from a few main points around the country…. give us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org if you need help traveling from your hometown!!
The train station is a short 10/15 min walk from the skate park!
Check with National Rail enquiries for travel info from your departure station: 08457 484950 http://www.nationalrail.co.uk
National Express run many routes to Leicester. Leicester coach station is just under 2 miles from Broom Skatepark. www.nationalexpress.com
The dropped pin shows the bus station.
TRAVEL From LONDON
Leicester is 1 hour by train, single fares from £15 in advance. Trains run every half hour or so.
2 hours 30 by coach, fares from £5 if booked in advance. Recommended journey times below…
TRAVEL From BRIGHTON
Leicester is roughly a 3 hour journey time from Brighton, single fares from £21. Trains run every 15 mins or so.
TRAVEL From MANCHESTER
Leicester is roughly a 2 hour journey time from Manchester, single fares from £19. Trains run every 20 mins or so.
TRAVEL From BROADSTAIRS, KENT
Leicester is roughly a 3 hour journey time from Broadstairs in Kent, single fares from £23. Trains run every 25 mins or so.
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We would LOVE you all to stay and party through the night with us, to make this easier we have scoped out a few hotels for you to spend the night… We have booked a 6 person room at a local Leicester Forest Premier Inn working out at £20 each but you can check out Booking.com for more Leicester hotels in this link here…
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SEE YOU THERE!