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Midsummer Wakes
Newcastle under Lyme BID


Newcastle under Lyme BID
01782 922712


Ironmarket, Newcastle under Lyme, Staffordshire


Jul 22 2017


10:00 AM



Midsummer Wakes 2017

In conjunction with local community Arts group B’Arts this year will see the return of the Midsummer Wakes carnival which was a huge success in 2016 and saw a fantastic parade through the town centre as well as an artisan market and other entertainment.

You can expect something as spectacular for 2017!

There will be some workshops available in the run up to this years Midsummer Wakes, details we have at the moment are as follows;

Saturday 15th July – Open Workshop for everyone to get involved in making something for the carnival

We also have confirmation that West African drummers Jolib will be performing and also running outside workshops on the day of the carnival as well as performances from local dance troops and entertainment from Hitmix Radio

• Carnival Parade: 2:00pm from Queens Gardens
• Entertainment from HitMix Radio
• Stiltwalking from Circus in a Box
• Dance performances from local dance groups
• The Town Crier will announce the winner of the Best Dressed Window competition
• Drumming workshop from Kotu Drummers
• Street market in Ironmarket

Watch this space for more details or follow the Facebook page

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