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Pug fans, this UK pug festival is in need of volunteers

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Forget volunteering at Glastonbury this summer: the real place to be is a festival that’s purely dedicated to all things pugs.

The squash-faced cuties continue to rise in popularity and are currently one of the UK’s favourite dog breeds.

So, if you’re one of the country’s many pug fans, you’ll definitely want to check this out. 


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Held in various locations across the country – including Salford Quays, Greater Manchester and Birmingham – ‘pugfest’ takes on various themes which encourages dog owners to dress up their pets accordingly.

PUGFEST MANCHESTER!!!! TICKETS HAVE NEARLY SOLD OUT! Don't be disappointed get your tickets now! Tickets are on sale NOW! We are so very excited for PugFest Manchester! It will be on Sunday 16th July Join us for all the glitz and glam at our Tv and film themed pugfest at the heart of Manchester's media and television industry, the Piazza at Media City! It will run 12pm to 5pm and will feature a VIP (very important pug) area, complete with a Gin and tonic reception with 3 Pugs Gin and the Singing Kettle! (VIP sold out!) ▪️Walk the red carpet - get papped by the paparazzi ▪️Star of ITV's Benidorm and Pugfest patron Danny Walters will be a special guest! ▪️Jurassic Pug experience with Ronnie the dinosaur and friends! ▪️The ultimate Star Wars experience with an X-wing Fighter and Star Wars characters ▪️The original Drifters lead singer and the French and Pug dog foundation patron Ray Lewis will be a special guest! ▪️The UK's top Simon Cowell look-alike ▪️star of Channel 5's Milkshake Pip Ahoy will be in our Kids zone! ▪️stars of the children's book Pugalugs with be at Pugfest Manchester for a book signing ▪️Join in our Doggie dash racing game! ◾️The Oscars Grand pug dog show! ▪️Lots of awesome Stalls and yummy food vendors! ▪️Facebooks LAD BIBLE! ▪️Vet advice / talk ▪️Test your pugs skills on the Agility course ▪️Have your photos take in our glamorous Photo booth! ▪️Splash zone and cooling stations! ▪️Unforgettable TV and Film entertainment! And much much more! Tickets for Pugfest cost £8 per person, £5 for children and dogs go free. Tickets are available online at pugfestevents.com and a a VERY limited number of tickets will be available on the door on the day! SO GET YOUR TICKETS NOW TO AVOID DISAPPOINTMENT Pug owners and families and pug lovers welcome, You do not have to own a pug or pug cross to attend but the only breeds that can come are pugs or pug crosses. We can't wait to see you for this very exciting event! LIMITED TICKETS STILL AVAILABLE! Get yours now! PugFestevents.com If you are interested in becoming a sponsor or having a trade stand at this event please email pugsallowed@gmail.com with some info about your business.

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The theme for the Manchester show is TV and film, so you can expect lots of Hollywood-inspired pugs, as well as a red carpet with paparazzi.

Or should that be… pugarazzi?


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With agility courses and doggie treats the furry critters are sure to have fun, but there’s also plenty of human fun to be had in the way of bars, food stalls, and general pug admiring, too. 

Best of all, you don’t even have to shell out for a ticket ( which is handy, as they are quickly selling out). Instead, you can volunteer to help out, and attend the festival for free.

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Interested? Of course you are.

There aren’t all that many eligibility requirements: you just need to be over the age of 18 and have an up to date CRB check. If that’s you, then head over to their website and sign up, quick-sharp. 

Remember, though: if you attend this pug festival, you’ll almost definitely come away wanting a fluffy friend of your own. Don’t say you weren’t warned.

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