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UPCOMING EVENTS

May
27
Mon
2024
World in a Garden Tenterden – Uzambezi @ Tenterden
May 27 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Uplifting South African songs and dances + African drumming workshop

Uzambezi delivers an exciting and memorable performance of stirring and catchy South African songs with their dancing.

U’zambezi animate their songs with traditional dancing, ululation and African drumming. They offered a passion-fuelled recital in an outdoor setting with gum-boot dancing, traditional song and hip hop – to name a few of their acts. The group has played for dignitaries such as Nelson Mandela and Queen Elizabeth II. They have also contributed to events such as the Global Bandstand, where they were hailed as, ‘the equivalent of Ladysmith Black Mambazo’ (Global Bandstand Review).

Food available from our specialist caterers.

There will also be some specially prepared world cuisine. Food will be available during the event and will need to be booked in advance. Please book in advance for the drumming workshop.

Bring your own picnic chairs and mats. Toilets are available to use and there is disabled access.

Performances may be recorded for live streaming at a later date.

You are welcome to arrive early for a walk in some of the beautiful AONB countryside around us.

You will need to register and reserve your place before the event. There is limited capacity so please book early to avoid disappointment. Donations are most welcome and can be made after you have registered when we will send you a link.

Suggested donations – £ 7 music, £6 – food. Thank you.

Jul
7
Sun
2024
World in a Tent multicultural Festival Folkestone 2024 @ Nepalese Community Centre
Jul 7 @ 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm

A day of multicultural events, world music, dance, world food, world bazaar, music and dance workshops and arts/crafts activities for kids with different artists from around the world.

A free Festival with stalls and food you can purchase. Promoted in partnership with the Folkestone Nepalese community.

Programme details will be added soon.

There will be Bhangra drumming and dance, Tai-chi, Indian dance, and Belly dancing workshops for all ages + arts and crafts activities.

Book online to win a free food voucher or a couple of bottles of wine in our draw.

www.equatorfestival.com

Travelling to the festival:

By foot: If you are coming from Folkestone town centre please either walk down to Cheriton and the venue is right behind Cheriton Library on Baker Road. This road is closed for cars but open for attendees.

By car: If you are travelling by car you would need to park on one of the side roads around Cheriton Library which are residential roads or on the opposite side roads as well.

By train: The closest train station is Folkestone West and it is a 10 min walk from there to Cheriton Library. The venue is behind Cheriton Library on Baker Road.

By bus: There are public buses that do go down Cheriton High Street from the town centre. Please check the schedule as it varies on Sundays and may be less frequent.

If you would like to have a stall in one of our festivals please do email us. For stall space, or to sell and display arts, crafts, textiles and food please contact us directly, and we will send you a booking form.

All donations are most welcome and would contribute towards performers’ fees. If you would like to make a donation please do so via paypal to our email address – shivanova@aol.com

Details of programme will be on Equatorfestival.com and also updated here.

There will be disabled access to the festival and toilets, and we will also have a BSL interpreter.

Less plastics and Zero wastage Policy – We are keen to reduce the use of plastics in festivals and you can help by bringing your own water flasks and cups. There will be a bar on site and wine, beer, cans of soft drinks, teas. coffees and food will be available to purchase. If you live nearby please walk, bicycle or take public transport rather than drive. There are toilets on site.

Jul
14
Sun
2024
World in a Tent multicultural Festival Ashford 2024 @ Victoria Park
Jul 14 @ 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm

A day of multicultural events, world music, dance, world food, world bazaar, music and dance workshops and arts/crafts activities for kids with different artists from around the world.

A free Festival with stalls and food you can purchase.

Programme will be uploaded very soon.

Book online to win a free food voucher or a couple of bottles of wine in our draw.

www.equatorfestival.com

Travelling to the festival:

By foot: If you are coming from Ashford town centre please either walk over the footbridge next to Picture House on Elwick Road and cross the road and follow the path into Victoria park. The festival is next to the fountain.

By car: If you are travelling by car you would need to park on one of the residential roads around the park or in the Bowling Club’s car park.

By train: The closest train station is Ashford International and it is a 10 min walk from there down past Aldi and its on the opposite side of the road to Aldi. There is a footpath going into Victora Park to the fountain end of the park

By bus: There are public buses that go into Ashford and into the main station and also down Elwick Road which will bring you into town very close to Victoria Park. Please check the schedule as it varies on Sundays and may be less frequent.

T OILETS – please note the toilet block is closed for refurbishing. There are portaloos available and you can also use toilets in Aldi, and in County Square which are 10 min away if you are walking, and also in the Designer Outlet (if you have a car)

If you would like to have a stall in one of our festivals please do email us. For stall space, or to sell and display arts, crafts, textiles and food please contact us directly, and we will send you a booking form. f you would like to have a stall in one of our festivals please do email us. For stall space, or to sell and display arts, crafts, textiles and food please contact us directly, and we will send you a booking form.

All donations are most welcome and would contribute towards performers’ fees. If you would like to make a donation please do so via paypal to our email address – shivanova@aol.com

Details of programme will be on Equatorfestival.com and also updated here.

There will be disabled access to the festival and toilets, and we will also have a BSL interpreter.

Less plastics and Zero wastage Policy – We are keen to reduce the use of plastics in festivals and you can help by bringing your own water flasks and cups. There will be a bar on site and wine, beer, cans of soft drinks, teas. coffees and food will be available to purchase. If you live nearby please walk, bicycle or take public transport rather than drive. There are toilets on site.

Jul
20
Sat
2024
World in a Tent multicultural Festival Dover 2024 @ Burgoyne Heights
Jul 20 @ 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm

A day of multicultural events, world music, dance, world food, world bazaar, music and dance workshops and arts/crafts activities for kids with different artists from around the world.

A free Festival with stalls and food you can purchase. Promoted in partnership with the Dover Nepalese community, Burgoyne Fort and Land Trust.

Programme will be uploaded very soon.

Book online to win a free food voucher or a couple of bottles of wine in our draw.

www.equatorfestival.com

Travel directions: By car: The venue is in Burgoyne Heights and the community centre is on Alamein Close right next to the field which is in front. Please use Connaught Road and then turn right onto Old Charlton Road which is a very narrow road past St Edmunds’s School and go to the end and then turn right again towards Burgoyne Heights. If the sign says road closed do not worry as it is the only way to get to Burgoyne Heights. Aim for Burgoyne Heights Pre-school and you will see our marquees.

Buses: There are limited bus services to Burgoyne Heights. Please check the schedules.

If you would like to have a stall in one of our festivals please do email us. For stall space, or to sell and display arts, crafts, textiles and food please contact us directly, and we will send you a booking form.

All donations are most welcome and would contribute towards performers’ fees. If you would like to make a donation please do so via paypal to our email address – shivanova@aol.com

Details of programme will be on Equatorfestival.com and also updated here.

There will be disabled access to the festival and toilets, and we will also have a BSL interpreter.

Less plastics and Zero wastage Policy – We are keen to reduce the use of plastics in festivals and you can help by bringing your own water flasks and cups. There will be a bar on site and wine, beer, cans of soft drinks, teas. coffees and food will be available to purchase. If you live nearby please walk, bicycle or take public transport rather than drive. There are toilets on site.

 

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