Brigg Live Arts Festival 2018
Brigg Live Arts Fest on Saturday 12th May is this year themed ‘Rhythm and Rhyme’ with the programme for the day including something for everyone! In the Market Place and town centre there will be high quality, specialist crafts, stalls promoting local organisations, local performers and groups showcasing their skills.
In St John’s Church poet Mike Smith will perform ‘Rhythm and Rhyme – Time for a Song’ followed by Folk Round ‘Ere presenting a recreation of the 1905 North Lincolnshire Musical Competition that was held in Brigg. There will be a Scottish Dance workshop for all in the Buttercross at 11am.
Children (accompanied by a responsible adult) can take part in a workshop with The Hut People, who are also the headline act in the evening. The Hut People, Sam Pirt and Gary Hammond take their audience on musical journeys around the world as they mix global rhythms with folk tunes. The evening concert starts at 7pm, with both events being held in Brigg and District Servicemen’s Club.
The Fest will be promoting exhibitions in the Steel Rooms and the Heritage Centre, who will also be holding their own interactive session for children. The Rabbit Hole (book shop), North Lincolnshire Imagination Library, the Children’s Centre and Brigg Library will all be providing something special on the day for young people within the theme of ‘Rhythm and Rhyme’.
It promises to be a fantastic day! Don’t forget there is free parking all day and Brigg’s fantastic small businesses and eateries to visit so you can make a day of it.
Tickets and information about the main events are available from Brigg Tourist Information, 01652 657053 or tel 07716126982. Like Brigg Live Arts on Facebook, find them on Twitter @BriggArts, or look out for publicity around Brigg.