The Big Weekend on Parker's Piece

Date: 13 Jul 2008 - 12:00
End Date: 13 Jul 2008 - 20:00
  • From 12pm in the Nelson Mandela Tent: Art exhibitions, Arts and Crafts, Local performances from Merciless Soldiers, Moneytrain, Daytona,Royal-T,Street Style Dance, King Erruption Sound, PLUS MORE! Traditional clothing encouraged.
Event details:

To end the Big Weekend in style why not join us for a relaxing summer's afternoon featuring an eclectic mix of music from around the world.

Headlining the main stage are the hugely popular OOJAMI with their acclaimed fusion of traditional Turkish music, UK beats and dazzling belly dancing. Also performing will be: reggae band T AND LA TOUCHE; the sounds of Spain with Latino blues group LAVA; the spirit of Africa fused with Carribean sounds from MONKFISH; Celtic rock from Scottish/Irish traditional band HEDGEPIG; COUP DE GRASS offering an exciting mix of Bluegrass and Folk and local funk band BIJOUMIYO. Compere: DJ Skunk

The Dance Marquee also promises to offer a diverse programme celebrating dance forms from around the world. Why not come and join in the fun with a Tea Dance as well as dance workshops including: Indian Dance from The Shrishti Dance Company, Line Dancing and Flamenco Sevillianas.

Sunday also features a bar marquee, and the ever-popular French Market, fairground rides, food stalls, sporting activities, local stalls, environmental organisations and charities.

Access info: Parker's Piece is wheelchair accessible. Disabled toilets on site. Disable viewing area.

Bus information:
For Park & Ride please visit or call 01223 718167 for up to date information.
If using the bus please use any route that goes to either Emmanuel Street or Drummer Street Bus Station. For bus information click on or phone Traveline on 0870 608 2 608.

Parking information:
Parking in Queen Anne Terrace or Grafton Centre Car Parks.
We recommend the use of public transport.

Cycle Park & Pushchair Scheme:
Cycling into town? Park your bike at Park Street Cycle park. Also available, borrow a FREE pushchair. See



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