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Rom Jam 2021

Picture the scene. COVID-19 restrictions are finally being lifted. We’ve had uncharacteristically good weather for building new bits at the park. No one’s been to a big event in what feels like a hundred years. So it seems like the only logical thing to do is host a BMX jam to bring the community back together - and to enjoy all the ramps we’ve been building at the park. On July 10th we’ll be opening our doors to riders from far and wide for Rom Jam 2021. Sponsored by the likes of Vans, crü, Seventies distro, 4Down distro and Ison distro, with media coverage from Ride UK.  Open to all ages and abilities, riders and spectators will be charged £5...

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The London Police at Rom

No, we're not talking about the Met, but acclaimed international street artists the London Police. The dynamic due came to Rom back in 2018 to create a unique one off piece especially for the park, and the artwork is still standing strong today.  This was a big win for the park and we’re hoping to continue conversations about street art and culture in the area – we’ve got great plans for the park becoming an urban hub and The London Police are totally on board with our plans here.  Who are these guys? BIO Below from (www.streetart.com) “The London Police started out in 1998 when the two English men Chaz (1974, Amsterdam) and Bob Gibson (1977, Amsterdam) left the UK for...

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The Far Academy

We came across the Far Academy a number of years ago, and were blown away by their program and setup. The Far Academy have been involved in previous Jams we've hosted and donated resources to the park. Speaking about the park, the Far Academy is stoked on the work we're doing... “The Social and Economic benefits that Rom skatepark and The FAR Academy provide are intrinsically connected. As Community focused organisations, we provide a safe and challenging place for skaters of all levels to develop whilst helping get kids “off the streets” and into a safe and creative environment. Rom skatepark has been a wonder to skaters and non-skaters alike. Visitors and spectators marvel at the athleticism and imaginations of the...

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