13 Jun Talent from across Essex head to Grange Fest
by Dan Bryans
Storytellers, musicians, artists, dancers, performers, and writers from across Essex will gather in Wickford on Saturday 17th June for Essex’s newest family festival, Grange Fest. The 10-hour festival, which runs from 11am until 9pm, is organized and hosted by the town’s Grange Primary School, and is free for children.
Over 30 performers, workshop leaders and groups will be involved, among them children’s illustrator Tom Knight, author Neil D’arcy-Jones, High Voltage Big Band, the Great Antonio’s Amazing Bed of Nails Act, the Chicken and Frog Bookshop, Jesters Theatre Academy, and Leonard Dance Academy.
Grange Fest takes place at Grange Primary School, Wickford from 11am until 9pm on Saturday 17th June. Entry for children is free, adult tickets are £10 in advance or £12 on the gate. Tickets are available from Grange Primary School on 01268 734420 or online via the school’s website www.grange.essex.sch.uk. Further information can be found through twitter @grange_fest, or by searching “Grange Family Arts Festival” on facebook.