What’s On 2016

On these pages you can find out about the great entertainment we’ve lined up for the 2016 Beeston Festival.

For details, photos and videos of all the acts in our three performance areas please go to these pages:

You can download a programme for the day here: BFBrochure2016

Parade

This year there will be a parade around the site from 11:30am. Listen out for the Dohl drummers and the whistles and join in the fun.

The Parade starts by the Wooler Avenue entrance and finishes at the Main Stage at 12:00pm, when the Festival will be officially opened by the Children’s Lord Mayor of Leeds, Hannah Begum.

Children and young people

We have a host of activities ranging from arts and crafts and donkey rides to the climbing wall, inflatables and zorbing.

Sports

A range of sporting activities in and around the Multi Use Games Areas including tennis, cricket, BMX bikes, football and athletics. Have a go at four sports and win a medal!

Fun Fair

Once again Marshall Waddington brings his fun fair to Beeston Festival with a range of rides.

Food

Check out the Beeston Festival cafe in the Watsonian Pavilion serving tea & coffee, sandwiches and cakes; or try a burger from the festival barbecue.

There will also be stalls offering pizza, Indian and West Indian food.

Bazaar

The Bazaar contains over a hundred stalls selling clothes, jewellery, plants and cakes. There are plenty of tombolas and information stalls too.

 

 

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