North East Wales Diversity Festival takes place on Saturday 30th April and Sunday 1st May 2016 located on the gateway to North Wales in the heart of Connah's Quay, and offers live music alongside an an array of quirky stalls selling crafts, fair trade, ethnic and diverse clothing and international foods/street food.
Acts confirmed include Jamie Porter Band Dragonfly Tattoo, Nesdi Jones, DJ Miss K, Skyeladder, The Inspectors, Back to Verona, Faster Than Bulls, Chutz, Ya Raqs, Caz Roberts, Bad Cardigan, Off Axis, Adorned, Red Light Revival, Mad Haven, The Forgotten Age, Eventual Fate, Buzzard, Entropy, The Transum, Burlesque: The very beginning, Buzz-ah, Georgia-Louise Roberts, Samuel Lee Messiter, Ellipses, The Beaumont Brothers, Chester Weiss, Hanks Company Band, John Warburton, Voicebox Collective, LUCID, Stephanie Finegan, Natasha Borton, Corvus, Not on Mono, and Rampant Rapunzel.
A weekend ticket is priced at £20. Saturday day tickets are priced at £8. Saturday evening entertainment tickets are priced at £7, and Sunday chill out tickets are priced at £8.
The festival is managed by the team at RainbowBiz, a social enterprise based locally in Flintshire who run volunteer projects locally including “Flintshire Flicks” pop up community cinema. The new annual festival aims to embrace culture and diversity through world music, food and the arts. As well as main performance areas there will be a Diversity Village and a well-being and information area sponsored by Unity Civil Celebrancy which will promote different aspects of health, belief and public information. Organisers are also working with local authorities to co-ordinate a colourful parade through the streets of North Wales.
The festival site is located in and around the Civic Hall in Connah’s Quay and there are a number of fully accessible public buildings and parking facilities which are being looked at to be fully utilised during the bank holiday weekend event.
The main “Diversity Village” area and connecting paths are on hard standing allowing ease of passage for pedestrians, families with push chairs and people who are wheelchair users, making it a very accessible event.
More details will be here when available.
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