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 wil 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 perfomances from local dance troops, Hitmix Radio and a widow dressing competition for local businesses!
Watch this space for more details or follow the facebook page https://www.facebook.com/midsummerwakes/