Community Celebration

Festival: 2018
Event type:

The 2018 Community Celebration is truly a festival of performing arts talent, recognising and celebrating the wealth of local performing arts activity and achievement at all ages.

Taking place in the historic and communal centre of Wirksworth at St Mary’s Churchyard, from 1pm -5pm there will be two stages with a continuous programme of  music, theatre and dance – expect favourites such as the BMW Band, The Fordhams, The Urban Choir, St Johns St Theatre, Moving Together Dance, Maypole Dancers, Brian Boothby as well as new treats such as the Alphorn Trio, Hannah Rose Dance, and Soul Voices.

There will be art, drumming and Maypole Dance workshops, a story tent and games for young children along with much more. Some light refreshments will be available.

The event will culminate with a Tea Dance from 5.15pm – 6.30pm at the new Memorial Gardens Square, for all to join in and enjoy. A professional dance teacher will show basic dance moves to the keen but uninitiated and will be sure to get you dancing!

Bring your picnic blankets, settle in and celebrate our wonderful creative community amidst a fun-filled atmosphere.


St Mary’s Church

The event is suitable for the following age groups:

  • Families
Community Celebration