Maidenhead Festival: Retailers sought to help with treasure hunt

Maidenhead Festival: Retailers sought to help with treasure hunt

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Maidenhead Festival: Retailers sought to help with treasure hunt

Retailers are being sought to help with a special family treasure hunt around the town centre during the Maidenhead Festival.

The activity will part of the packed two-day programme of entertainment at the festival on Saturday, July 26 to Sunday, July 27.

This year's pirate-themed festival, which includes music, sideshows and stalls, a funfair and an artificial beach, is based in Kidwells Park and the treasure hunt is designed to involve town centre retailers in the fun.

Using a special map printed in the Advertiser before the festival, treasure hunters will follow a series of clues around the town centre taking them to different retailers where they will be given a discount voucher for the shop plus the clue to the next location.

Everyone who returns to a special 'Treasure Island' in the park being run by Maidenhead venture scouts will receive a prize.

Mac Kenny, who is organising the treasure hunt, would like to hear from any retailer who wants to take part and provide a discount voucher or offer for their shop.

Festival chairman Steph James added: "This is a great opportunity for shops to benefit by helping us ensure activities are not centred solely on Kidwells Park and that festival-goers are drawn into the town centre as well."

Retailers can find out more about how to get involved in the treasure hunt by contacting Mac Kenny at mac@camcrew.tv

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