Big Weekend – Sunday 17 June

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Big Weekend – Sunday 17 June

17 June 2018 @ 11:30 am

Market Place, in the centre of town, comes alive to the sounds of the Barnaby Big Weekend on Saturday 16 June and Sunday 17 June.

Everyone’s welcome, everything is entirely FREE, and no tickets are required!

There’s music on the outdoor stage throughout the day from some of our favourite local music and dance groups, food stalls, and our very own bar, the Barnaby Tap.

Other Sunday events and activities include (timings subject to change):

The Emergency Poet – Poetic cures from the world’s first and only mobile poetic first aid service.

All day, Market Place.

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Circo Rum Ba Ba with The Whizzers – mind you don’t get in the way!

Through the day, Market Place and around.

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Silhouette Art Trail Workshops – help us create a Barnaby mural and make your very own silhouette. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

10am – 12pm, Barnaby Hub in the Grosvenor Centre (opposite Clark’s Shoes).

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My Wall is Your Filter Bubble – augmented reality experience by 6 brilliant Mexican artists.

– 11am – 4pm, Sparrow Park. Just drop in.

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Kaleido Cam – Try your hand at creating your own digital art. The perfect blend of coding and creativity! Children must be accompanied by an adult.

– 11am – 4pm, churchyard marquee. Just drop in.

Unstable Acts – death-defying juggling  – from the top of a ladder.

11.30am and 1.30pm, outside the Town Hall.

Threads, by Cygnets

A new musical about love and courage. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

11.45am, churchyard marquee.

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The Big Barnaby Dad Dance Off – who will be the town’s best Dad Dancer?

1pm, Market Place.

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Arbor – half man, half tree.

From 2pm, Market Place and around.

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Barnaby Big Sing Choir – new songs, old songs, and a remarkable discovery.

2.15pm, Market Place.

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Watermelon Jam – bring an instrument, or just come and enjoy the vibe!

3pm, Market Place.

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Evening music

DJs in the churchyard.

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Food and drink

Enjoy tasty treats  food from Turquoise, Pizza Principles, Rushey Hey Farm and Mel’s Cakes all washed down with coffee from Mahogany Run Coffee, Granelli’s ice cream and stronger beverages courtesy of the Barnaby Tap, our very own festival bar – with sustainable glasses kindly sponsored by PR Jones Jewellers. Food daytime only.

The Big Weekend is generously sponsored by Alderley Park.



17 June 2018
11:30 am
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