Billingham International Folklore Festival

Billingham Town Centre developed in early 1960s, by Billingham Urban District Council, as one of the first traffic free shopping precincts in the UK & each year since 1965 has hosted this Festival of fun & friendship, where cultures of the world unite & display a wonderful fusion of colour, vibrant music & spectacular dances from across the globe.

Groups & ensembles from UK & Worldwide perform traditional & contemporary music, song & dance in a blaze of colourful costumes. Arena & theatre concerts, street performance & special events at various venues in Billingham, Middlesbrough & Newcastle in this 8 day festival. Participate in workshops, dance courses & children’s club activities.

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