Burwell Festival 2017

(Last updated 31/05/2017)
Most events will take place during the week leading up to the Burwell Carnival - a chance for local artists, musicians, dancers, and entertainers to showcase their talent
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Festival Events

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Where: Burwell Village
From: June 10th Until: June 17th

All Events and Times

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Art, Photography and Crafts Exhibition

Where: St. Mary's Church
From: June 10th Until: June 13th

Launch on St. Mary's Church Fete Day on Sat. 10th June - Some exhibitor's work will be donated towards a Prize Draw - Open evening on Tues. 13th with photography presentation from Kevin Pigney

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Open Drawing Session

Where: Burwell Print Centre
On: June 10th
Starts: 10.00
For all ages - come along to a Free Drawing Session with local artists - materials provided

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Paul Richards

Where: The Five Bells Barn
On: June 10th
Starts: 20:00
Paul Richards - Comedy - One man and a Box

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Festival Day

Where: The Fox Public House
On: June 11th
Starts: 14:00 Ends: 20:00
Festival Day - Something for all the family

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Ghostly Goings On

Where: The Five Bells Resturant
On: June 12th
Starts: 19:30
An evening of Ghost Stories with Malcolm Busby

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Where: The Fox Public House
On: June 14th
Starts: 19:00
(Bring your cake along for judging and you could win a meal for two at The Fox Mexican Restaurant. Judged by special guests.)
BakeOff Competition

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Morris Dancers

Where: The Fox Public House
On: June 14th
Starts: 20:00
(After BakeOff with Live Music from 19:00)
SLACKMAGIRDLE - Morris Dancers

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Open Folk Night

Where: Burwell Ex-Service and Social Club
On: June 15th
Starts: 20:00
Audience and musicians Welcome

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