Bearwood Street Festival 2017

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It's all looking a little bit wonderful.

On Sunday 11th June 2017 from 11.30am to 5.30pm the Bearwood Road will host the first ever Bearwood Street Festival. A music, theatre and arts festival right in the centre of the neighbourhood… on the High Street!

• Live Music inc. Electric Swing Circus, Kioko, Rhino and the Ranters, The Frenzies, Lycio and The Blue Notes
• Food stalls with Digbeth Dining Club and Bearwood Pantry
• Family Zone Games and Craft with Out To Play Sandwell and Off our Trolley Arts
• Theatre Trail and Art with Highly Sprung Performance Co. and Los Mutartis
• Market Stalls on the Street and in the Bearwood Indoor Market
• Free Parking with our Vintage Midland Red Courtesy Bus to the Festival

But watch out, because when part of the Bearwood Road makes way for this magical, mysterious and free event, a rift in time and space will emerge. local paranormal investigator Ivor Goosebump is looking into it - check him out at Could the recent

reinstallation of Bearwood’s iconic timepieces somehow have caused time to go wrong?

All will be revealed on the day of the festival. And boy, what a festival of sights, sounds, tastes it's going to be!


A theatre trail performed by Highly Sprung will bring to life the mystery, while characters from Bearwood’s past and future will help visitors find the missing ‘cogs’ needed to repair time. Highly Sprung’s innovative blend of physical performance and animated storytelling is sure to excite audiences. of all ages.


And specifically for younger visitors, there will be plenty to keep them busy with futuristic themed crafts, games, and street art workshops in our extra special play area with Out to Paly and offourtrolley arts.


Live music on the main stage (in the middle of Bearwood Road, by The Bear pub) will reflect Bearwood’s eclectic musical heritage with something to suit all tastes. Curated by the wonderful Bearwood Promoters, headliners The Electric Swing Circus bring an explosive fusion of sounds that reverberates back through time.

Food & Crafts

There’ll also be cultural and audio feasts provided by the Freestyle Stage, some of the best in regional street foods in the Food Parade with Digbeth Dining Club andThe Bearwood Pantry, and a host of local entrepreneurs and crafters showcasing their goods at Bearwood Indoor Market.

If travelling by car, you can park for free at Lightwoods Park Extension and catch a vintage Midland Red courtesy bus to the festival drop off point by St Mary’s Church.

Make Sunday June 11th 2017 a date in your diary to visit this amazing free event.

To keep up to date on all the details, make sure you visit or email And if you’d like to volunteer please fill in your details right here and we'll be in touch :)

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