World of Folk at Cleckheaton Folk Festival
- Sat 7 July
Creative scene presents world of folk at cleckheaton folk festival
Saturday 7 July 12pm-4pm
Cleckheaton town centre
Join us for a fusion of folk dance and music traditions from around the globe.
As part of the 31st Cleckheaton Folk Festival, we have programmed a series of outdoor performances in Savoy Square and the pedestrian precinct, off Cheapside, near Central Arcade at various times between 12 noon and 4pm on 7 July.
Folk Dance Remixed – a collision of traditional folk and Hip Hop dance and music (pictured above)
Jaardu – a colourful caricature of an imaginary Indian magician
Anjaana – a four piece Punjabi Folk Band
Chicks on Sticks Spanish Flamenco Stiltwalkers
Urban Angels & Heritage Corner Circus performance celebrating the life of Britain’s first black circus owner
The people of Cleckheaton Local community groups will perform live during the day
WHEN AND WHERE: SATURDAY 7 JULY
SAVOY SQUARE, CLECKHEATON TOWN CENTRE
1.00pm Folk Dance Remixed – Step Hop House
2.15pm Folk Dance Remixed – Community co-created dances with Anjaana
2.30pm Folk Dance Remixed – Ceilidh Jam and social dance workshop
3.30pm Folk Dance Remixed – Step Hop House
PEDESTRIAN PRECINCT, off CHEAPSIDE, CLECKHEATON TOWN CENTRE
12.00pm Punjabi Roots Academy – Balle Balle! Bhangra
12.30pm Urban Angels & Heritage Corner – Oh Susannah!
1.15pm Punjabi Roots Academy – Balle Balle! Bhangra
2.00pm Heritage Corner & Urban Angels Oh Susannah!
Get involved: To find out more about about a FREE dance workshop and star in a performance at Cleckheaton Folk Festival click here: participate
World Of Folk is programmed by Creative Scene.
More details about Cleckheaton Folk Festival weekend which takes place in more than 12 venues around the town from Friday 6 July until Sunday 8 July, 2018 at www.cleckheatonfolkfestival.org