Forgefest-Celebrating the Diversity of Telford

Start Date:
19th October 2019

End Date:
20th October 2019

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Event title: Forgefest-Celebrating the Diversity of Telford
Venue: The Forge at The Wakes, Limes Walk, Oakengates TF2 6EP
Name: Pride in our Community
Telephone: 65677762957
Event description: Join us for a great day out for all ForgeFest as we celebrate the diversity of Telford through the Arts

Current programme

​Saturday 19th October

  • 10 am-12.00 Craft in the morning: A range of craft ‘have a go stands’ for all ages. Including drawing; sewing, crafting, papercraft and much more. – first 50 reserving their place will receive a breakfast roll voucher (egg or bacon). Bring your voucher, pick up your token at the welcome desk – and collect your complimentary breakfast
  • 12-4 pm Craft in the afternoon: Lots of ‘have a go’ activity for all ages. including drawing, childrens craft, papercraft, sewing. Full list of activities at the tables coming soon; First 50 reserving afternoon sessions will receive cream tea voucher to use between 2-4pm on the day.
  • 10-5 pm Throughout the day we will have an array of song, dance and spoken word – celebrating the diversity of Telford
  • 5-7.30 pm Join us for For the Record – a meeting to talk about Telford Bands, chat about local gigs you have been to past and present
  • 8 pm – 11 pm Live music 5.00 a ticket and includes supper ; Shropshire/Telford band listing to be shared soon

Sunday 20th October

  • 12-1.30 pm Join us for our biggest Community Soup Social – join the table with others and enjoy a bowl of freshly made soup and bread (pay as you want)
  • The lunch will be followed by live music – finishes at 2 pm.

We will also have exhibitions of local art, craft, photography and poetry exploring the diversity of Telford

If you would like to get involved as a volunteer or by running a craft/art table please get in touch.

Thanks to the helps already from Tadlop, Telford and Wrekin Council and volunteers who facilitate many of our arts and craft sessions at Forge.

To reserve your place at any of the above ForgeFest activities go to


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