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Friday, 31 July 2015

Dorchester, Dorset: Food and Arts Festival 2015; 1st August, Three Festivals in Dorchester On Same Day; One World Festival; Lammas Festival






Soon after opening time (9.15am), August 1st







At the end of the day - The Mill Street Jazz Band

From Dorset Echo - "Poundbury to host Queen Mother of all festivals", 10 am formal opening -
"The annual event is being held on Saturday from 9am to 9pm with a vast array of local food, drink, creative arts and music on offer". After the event

Competing events on 1st August:



Lammas Festival at St. Peter's Church  (11am - 3pm)

"The ancient harvest-time festival of Lammas is being celebrated in Dorchester on Saturday, 1st August, at St Peter's Church Hall. The free event features music and entertainment from performers including folk musician Tim Laycock who will perform traditional songs and poetry" (Blackmore Vale Magazine)

More information

One World Festival, Borough Gardens, Dorchester, 11am

One World Festival



DORSET ONE WORLD FESTIVAL 2015


Latvian Song and Dance


Travelling Moon Celtic Gypsy



Kulu - World Music




Polonez Dance - Polish




People of all cultures together!

Saturday 1st August 2015 - FREE - 11am - 6pm - Borough Gardens, Dorchester.

"Fantastic cultural day with a Global Food Village, World music stage, dance demonstrations, exhibitions and cultural displays, kids and youth activities and the annual tug-of-war competition".

• Live music, dance and cultural activities spans the globe including Ukraine, China, Africa, India, Latvia and Nepal.

•Wide selection of cuisines from the expanded Global Food Village

•Kids and youth area has been expanded this year with sports, crafts activities and bouncy castle.

Highlights:

-Tug of War - Ghurkas Compete against local teams

- Celebrity Chinese Master Chef - Andy Chu - Cook off competition

- Nepal Art Project Exhibition to mark the 200 years of friendship between Britain and Nepal.


VISIT ALL THREE FESTIVALS! 


Also - at Milton Abbas - Milton Abbey International Music Festival


Saturday 1 August: FESTIVAL GALA CONCERT WITH PAUL MCCREESH AND THE GABRIELI CONSORT

4pm - Tickets £25 / £20 / £15 / £10 (restricted view)

The Festival Gala Concert provides the week with a rousing finale and an opportunity to listen to some of the world’s finest Baroque musicians. Featuring VOCES8 and The Festival Chorus, this concert will be conducted by internationally-renowned maestro Paul McCreesh and accompanied by the incredible Gabrieli Consort. Coronation Anthems – H Purcell. Dixit Dominus – GF Handel.



*MUSIC FESTIVAL TICKETS HOTLINE - 01258 881804 / 01258 882322*

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