Millfield Festival


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 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

Other Projects

Well if you found that fascinating come check out what else we've done!
Millfield Carnival Club

Millfield Carnival Club

From Jan 21, 2023

For anyone interested in carnival arts (dancing, making, parading) to learn skills, make friends, learn about different cultures, and try something new! A monthly club open to all ages, cultures, and experiences. Family friendly!

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Westwoof Community Dog Walk – new date!

Westwoof Community Dog Walk – new date!

Sunday 5 Feb

Wrap up warm and join us for a community dog walk/meet up at Westwood green space outside High Lees. See the doggie superstars of the Westwoof artwork display. Free treats for all who come!

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