The World comes to Billingham in August 2014 to celebrate 50 years of International Folklore Festival.
Groups & ensembles from UK & Worldwide perform traditional & contemporary music, song & dance in a blaze of colourful costumes.
Arena & theatre concerts, street performance & special events at various venues in Billingham, Middlesbrough & Newcastle in this 8 day festival.
Participate in workshops, dance courses & children’s club activities.
Details on website www.billinghamfestival.co.uk
Billingham Town Centre developed in early 1960s, by Billingham Urban District Council, as one of the first traffic free shopping precincts in the UK & each year since 1965 has hosted this festival of fun & friendship, where cultures of the world unite & display a wonderful fusion of colour, vibrant music & spectacular dances from across the globe.