49th Billingham International Folklore Festival. 10th to 17th August 2013
Billingham International Folklore Festival, now in its 49th year, is the largest festival of its kind in the UK and one of the oldest festivals in Europe. This annual 8-day long festival, which will take place from 10th to 17th August 2013, celebrates the diversity and richness of traditional cultures, as well as contemporary dance companies, from across the world by bringing together over 300 dancers, musicians, singers and craftsmen to promote and demonstrate their artistic work. The Festival concerts will take place at the specially constructed Arena in Billingham Town Centre; Forum Theatre, Billingham; Picture House, Billingham & Middlesbrough Theatre, with special events scheduled at Middlesbrough Town Hall and Dance City, Newcastle. In addition to the main concert programme there will be street performances, dance and music workshops and Uncle BIFF Children’s Club.
For programme details/times/prices etc., see website www.billinghmamfestival.co.uk or email email@example.com or call festival office 01642553220