Salt Fest is coming soon!

Salt Fest is coming next weekend in Droitwich Spa town centre.  Droitwich Arts Network have prepared a rich programme in various artistic forms – visual art, crafts, music and poetry evening. There will be always popular art competitions for children. This year it will be ‘Paint a Masterpiece in 10 minutes’ and Mail Art, where children will be welcome to paint or draw the original art postcards of Droitwich.

Here is the schedule of all art activities in the town:

Art Exhibition St. Andrews Church
10:00 – 16:00, Saturday, 12:00 – 16:00 Sunday
Includes members’ art works, Mail Art from Voiron, Quilting
and much more

collage Salt fest
Have-a-go art activities, St. Andrews Church 10:00 to 14:00 Saturday
Paint a masterpiece in 10 minutes (prizes at 15:30), create Mail Art!

Book Launch & social, Park’s Cafe, Victoria Square 19:30 to 21:00 Saturday
Launch of Sarah James’s “Plenty-Fish” with poetry on a theme of ‘endurance’ from Worcestershire Poet Emeritus Maggie Doyle, last year’s Worcestershire Poet Laureate Fergus McGonigal and more.

Music in Vines Park – A great variety of music, including:

Friday 11 September 18.00 – 22.30 Polly Edwards, Junction Seven Band
Saturday 12 September 11.00 – 22.30 Droitwich Spa Community Choir, Missing Sparrows, Me and Him, The Capital Band
Sunday 13 September 11.00 – 22.30 Kim Ryder, Stompin’ on Spiders’, Chicago Bytes, Rhythm Blues Band, Dan Greenaway, Roving Crows Band

Yarn Bombing in Vines Park involving WI SPArkles, in aid of Brain Tumour Research.

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Salt Fest 2014                                                                                                        photo by Tamara Jelaca

During the festival visitors will have a chance to learn about town’s salt heritage and the life of the Roman soldier, to enjoy various entertaining activities, to browse food market for a local produces. Children also will have a lots of fun – Mad Hatter’s Tea party, circus skills, balloon modelling, puppet shows, art workshops, story telling, farm animals, inflatable slide, face painting, ferret racing, owls, animal rescue zone and children’s magic show.

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