The Holmewood Collective Announce HWD Fest: 23

To be completed by: 15:00

Time: Sat 22 Jul 2023 11:00-15:00 | Venue: Knowles Park

Details of a festival for all the family on 22 July in Knowles Park that you may wish to share with your families.

On Saturday 22nd July Knowles Park will host the inaugural HWD Fest, a new annual family festival by The Holmewood Collective and supported by Bradford Council, Clarion Housing, Incommunities and Bradford District and Craven Health and Care Partnership.

Families can expect a fun-filled day of activity for children and adults of all ages including: music, dance and poetry on the main stage from performers Kemmi Gill, Dance United, Haze Da Martian, All Star Youth, Hassan and Yorkshire Martyrs Cheer and more; storytelling on the Bradford Stories Bus with authors Sophy Henn and Dan Freedman; sports competitions from Bradford Bulls, Holme Wood Town and a penalty shoot-out against Billy Bantam by Bradford City Football Club; live painting with United Art Project and the HE.ARTists; theatre from Spin Arts and Keira Martin and their show ‘The Other’ performed with a beautiful horse and cart; and craft with The Valley Project and their Cardboard City.

The festival will also feature stalls and activities from a range of other local partners including: Realise Training who are bringing the Realise Bus and a whole host of outdoor games; West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue and their fire engine; Bradford Health Trust Early Education will be holding music sessions for young children throughout the day; Stronger Communities who want to hear your ideas about how to improve the Bradford District; Emerge, the Bradford charity for young people, will be running a coconut shy; and local Councillors Ursula Sutcliffe, Matt Edwards and Celia Hickson will be at the event to hear from local residents. For more information visit our Facebook event page: 



Published: 14/07/2023
Audience: All
Contact: Rebecca Smith

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