Thetford Festival announces latest acts for bumper fortnight

PUBLISHED: 07:39 25 June 2015

Fairyland Trust

Fairyland Trust


Fans of everything from food to cinema tunes, to adrenalin-pumping outdoor activities will have something to enjoy at this year’s Thetford’s Great 

Taking place from August 21 to September 6, the event is hoping the eclectic mix of arts, music, dance, and family fun will bring in the crowds.

Combat Paintball and Ironheads will join forces to put on a great activity for eight years upwards at the Charles Burrell Centre, with the chance to learn how to become a medieval knight or drive mini-tanks and have a go at laser clays and laser guns on August 25.

If fairies are more your scene then the Fairyland Trust will be at Thetford Garden Centre on August 29.

Well Made Theatre Company will present the murder mystery play ‘Skool Inspection Can Be Murder’ and Fine Time Theatre returns after last year’s successful Henry Kable play, with ‘A Battle Won’ a new play about the women who went to war.

Tickets to the European premiere of Ian Ruskin’s new film about Thomas Paine are already selling well.

The Thetford Variety Performance evening and there’s another chance to see Mr Bagshaw’s Home Movies of Thetford.

Michael Dann’s Discord singing group will present ‘Songs from the Movies’ on September 4, and the Big Onion Festival will offer a mix of food and music on the weekend of September 5 and 6.

Applications are available for Bake Off and Pantomime Dame Pageant and advertisement space is still available in the festival programme.

To contact the festival box office, call 01842 751975 or 07802 701911. You can also go to Leaping Hare at 20 King Street in Thetford.

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