Friday, 10 July 2015
Garforth Arts Playground Party on Saturday
The Garforth Arts Festival Playground party is this SATURDAY 11 July
The Playground Party 2015 is fast approaching, featuring a whole day of fantastic live music, dance, entertainment & fun for all the family. It is the culmination of the two-week long Garforth Arts Festival which is now firmly established as a part of the annual cultural calendar in the city of Leeds.
Headlining will be THE BRAND NEW HEAVIES delivering their unique mix of jazz, funk and soul. Supporting them will be West Country folk singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist SETH LAKEMAN, and the afrobeat legend FEMI KUTI AND THE POSITIVE FORCE. Also on the bill is the BBC BIG BAND featuring top UK jazz singer CLARE TEAL (this is due on at 5.15pm). Our line-up continues with the Garforth Jazz Rock Band.
Leeds arts organization East Leeds FM will be running our second stage featuring music and spoken word from a wide range of artists from Leeds and across the UK.
There will also be visual arts, craft and music workshops, so there will be loads to do for kids and parents alike.
Magic, face painting, juggling, stilt walking and a whole host of other vibrant and exciting activities will be going on throughout the day.
All in all, the Playground Party is a cultural extravaganza not to be missed, and at only £25 for a full day of entertainment, it might just be the best value festival day in the entire UK!