Millfield Festival

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About the festival

Millfield Festival is a yearly community arts festival in the heart of Millfield, Gladstone, and New England. Each year communities come together to celebrate culture, community, and creativity.   

Millfield Festival happens on the first weekend in August. It’s a free, family-friendly celebration of creativity, arts, culture, and community. The festival welcomes everyone in the area to come together for an uplifting and inspiring event. Millfield Festival usually takes place on New England Rec (also known as Rock Park / The Triangle) on Lincoln Road / Occupation Road. Each year, Peterborough Presents works with local people and organisations to put on interesting music and dance, fun arts & crafts, and amazing performances. 

Date for 2023: Sat 5th August

There are lots of different ways you can get involved. You can run a stall or activity, do a performance, tell us what you want to see and do at the festival, and pick the programme.

In previous years, people from Millfield have done singing and dance performances with their groups, a recycled fashion parade, slime-making, print-making, an art battle, a community carnival, and loads more.

Get in touch with the team by emailing peterboroughpresents@neneparktrust.org.uk or text/whatsapp 07435 985935.

 

Yesterday and today my Facebook is flooded with pictures and videos from yesterday Millfield Festival 2022 ! 🤩

I myself did not have many opportunities to take pictures and videos, because I had honorable, important duties during this celebration: first of all, as a member of the Šokių grupė “RASKILA” team, wearing Lithuanian national clothes, I was part of a great dance performance, and later, unveiling the golden bird costume by mandinga arts team from london along with other mini carnival characters, entertained the crowd and posed for photos with them! 🥰 I’m proud I had the opportunity to be there and do what I did! This is a unique, one-of-a-kind experience for which I am grateful to the Peterborough Presents team! 😊
Snow, Lithuanian Community Leader

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Millfield Festival 2022

Millfield Festival 2022

Millfield Festival 2022 was a family friendly celebration of arts, community, and culture in August 2022. featuring a community carnival headline spectacle.

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