World of Folk at Cleckheaton Folk Festival

  • Sat 7 July
    Various Times
  • FREE

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.

Featuring:

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

Punjabi Roots Academy in association with Annapurna– Punjabi Folk Dance group

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

12.00pm Jaardu

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!

2.45pm Jaardu

 

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

Details

07/07/2018
Various Times
FREE