Burgess Hill Fairtrade Festival

Friday 22nd April - Saturday 30th April 2016

Celebrating ten years as a Fairtrade Town

The Big Session
Friday 22nd April, 7.30pm
(doors open 7.00pm)

Martlets Hall, Burgess Hill

Features 3 hours of live music with The Askew Sister, Bonfire Radicals, Short Cover and The Red Star Thistles

Real Ale, Fairtrade Wine and food festival atmosphere

 

Fay Hield & The Hurricane Party
Saturday 23rd April, 8.00pm (doors open 7.30pm)

Martlets Hall, Burgess Hill

Award winning folk singer Fay Hield with her band The Hurricane Party plus excellent support from Long Lankin

Dance of Life - featuring The Rebirth Network
Saturday 23rd April, 11.00am (start time)
(Entry from 10.30)

Martlets Hall, Burgess Hill

Youth dance event with local Burgess Hill Schools, VBDance and contemporary, hip hop dance crew. Telling stories through dance

Music Quiz Night (with a Fairtrade twist)
Wednesday 27th April, 7.30pm (start)

The Woolpack Pub (Howard Avenue), Burgess Hill

Resident Quiz supremo Dan Whaley takes you through your paces. Lots of prizes to be won.

Classics and Canapés
(with Helen Vidovich & Valerie Welbanks)
Sunday 24th April, 7.30pm (start)

The Woolpack Pub (Howard Avenue), Burgess Hill
Helen (flute) & Valerie (cello) are two accomplished professionals qualifying from the Royal Academy of Music

Fairtrade Supper
Guest speaker Michael Gidney, CEO (Fairtrade Foundation)
Thursday 28th April,7.30pm

The Woolpack Pub (Howard Avenue), Burgess Hill

A relaxed two course dinner followed by after dinner speech from Michael Gidney and opportunity to find out more about Fairtrade

Son Guarachando plus DJ Leo Henriquez
Live Latin salsa night
Friday 29th April, 8.00pm (doors open 7.30pm)

Martlets Hall, Burgess Hill

Live cuban band plus DJ so you can dance the night away

Festival Finale
London Community Gospel Choir
also featuring Julie Cameron-Hall & Nigel Cameron

Saturday 30th April, 8.00pm (doors open 7.30pm)

Martlets Hall, Burgess Hill

Internationally renowned Gospel Choir brings festival to a close

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