Cultures of Walsall Festival – 25th September 2016

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Caldmore Village Festival Group presents…

Cultures of Walsall


Cultures of Walsall is a spectacular festival promoted by Caldmore Village Festival Group to celebrate Walsall’s diverse heritage.

The festival incorporates a fusion of music, dance, food and cultural activities from many of the Borough’s communities. It is a family-friendly event that includes a children’s funfair as well arts and craft activities throughout the day. Sports tournaments in cricket and football will take place to ensure there is something to suit all tastes and interests.

There is a special competition for all of the family based on discovering the different cultures of Walsall with a prize draw at 3.45pm.

Entry to the site and stage area as well as to the community tents and activities is absolutely free.

The festival this year incorporates the Caldmore Carnival Procession. If you would like to join the Carnival’s colourful parade as it makes it way through Caldmore and Palfrey on the way to the Festival site please come and join the carnival crew in Caldmore Community Garden in Carless street in Caldmore, WS1 3RH at 2.30pm. Joining in is free and everyone is welcome but children should be accompanied by adults. Come as you are, in your national dress, in carnival costume or even dressed up as you favorite character.

The Carnival procession will arrive in the park at 3.30.

It’s going to be a great day. We look forward to seeing you there!

Waseelah live at Walsall Mela

DSCF3696We are very excited to announce that local girl Waseelah will be performing at the Mela at 11.25am

Waseelah, 18, was raised in Walsall and performed at the Walsall Town Festival, and more recently at the We are Walsall Unity and Diversity event at The Crossing.

 

She says

My music is faith based using ideas that I’ve learned through studying my religion and life experience.

I’m a classically trained musician and have been song writing for six years now and also produce my own music. An album of my own making will be available soon.


Have a listen to a short sample of a recent song “Jewellery Box”

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Walsall Mela Bench Press Challenge

Mela13We are pleased to announce an additional workshop activity for over 16s.

Have your name, weight, and weight lifted recorded.

With the collated information we will publish the results after the event on our website and social media pages.
The Bench Press Challenge will run from 12pm onwards and is being provided by Foundry Gym,and run by Mustafa on the day.

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