Boro to host Family Football Festival

Fun activities at the Lamex before, during and after game with Yeovil

This Saturday (October 22) Stevenage FC host The Football League’s Family Football Festival in their npower League 1 match against Yeovil Town.

There will be fun activities for all the family to enjoy before, during and after the match including a fancy dress competition, face-painting and half time entertainment.

The festival aims to encourage families to enjoy time together at Football League games and running from October to December it will see family activities taking place across participating Football League clubs.

Details of the fixtures and activities are available through www.facebook.com/familyfootball.


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David Malkinson, head of marketing at The Football League, feels that football should be enjoyed by everyone, saying: “We feel very strongly that football is a sport that appeals to the whole family. Modern football is extremely accessible, offers good value for money and a place where families can enjoy each other’s company as well as the action on the pitch. A day out at the football can help bring a family together in an exciting and sociable environment.”

Tickets can be bought at the gate while children aged under 11 can get into the terraces for free with their parent.

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