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THINGS YOU MAY NOT KNOW !!

North London's Biggest Free Festival Comes To Town

East Barnet will get into festive mood again this Summer

On July 5th - 6th - 7th
Oak Hill Park  EN4 8JS
Becomes a large auditorium and a fabulous setting for the annual Music, Dance, Theatre, Sport, Stalls and Crafts Weekend

**** We Need Sponsored Help - Urgently ****

Inaugurated in 1995 by Barnet Council, the East Barnet Festival happens in Oak Hill Park EN4 8JS during June to August
Organised by an independent charity and aimed to improve the quality of life across the area, has become North London's largest Free Summer Festival

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An Advertising Campaign
In the local media

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An Amazing Funfair
Starts on Thursday and continues on Friday, for a single entry price each day
Ride the afternoon, and evenings away on these fantastic rides
On Saturday, and Sunday it's 'Pay As You Ride'

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A Healthy Music Scene In Barnet
There are some very talented bands and musicians
Well-known musicians such as Paul Young, and Lee Thompson (of Madness), live nearby
We have talented local musicians such as Tim Leffman, Gary Sear, Steve Mansbridge, Gill Sandell, McGoozer and Dave Cox, there aremany more who have done so much over the years to keep music alive in Barnet
The place where you can hear many of them at their best is at The East Barnet Festival
Each year we give more local musicians the chance to show the community what can be done, and the list is still growing
We aim to introduce New Bands (to us) that have got in touch during the year
And try to change the programming, adding new performances to our ever growing database as much as possible

This year will be no exception
You could sit on the grassy bank in the park and listen to free music all weekend

It's one of the best days FREE Days Out in Barnet !

The Music
Is spread across Three Performance Stages -
We shortlist about 60, and then work from there as we arrive at the finak programme
All must be listened to create avery entertaining weekend
Altogether over 100 bands applied to play during the 2018 weekend
Again this year a lot of bands are eager to be involved -

The Main Music Stage Is in action from Friday evening, again this year 'Friday Night Is Big Band Nigh't hosts a very popular music genre
Saturday and Sunday showcase the best music we can find
The Start Up Stage A Music outlet for new bands who want to take part, and experience performing in front of a live audience
The Big Top Showcase many local Dance organistations and Performances

ARE YOU GOOD ENOUGH - (We're waiting for you to get in touch !)
Musicians - Bands - Singers - Performers
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A Licensed Bar Which always proves very popular, during what we hope will be good weather
More than 120 Stalls Join us for the weekend
The Market and Stalls on Gazebo Street.
All are offering a very wide range of Art, Craft, Garden, and locally produced merchandise
Food Village With around 25 Food Stalls from Friday evening through 'till Sunday
All appetites are catered for, with a wide variety of Take-Away- food from around the world
Teas In The Park
Strawberry Teas, Sandwiches, and Ploughman's Lunches will be served all day
A Small World
Our smaller visitors, will enjoy Games and Crafts, A few doses of Punch and Judy, Go Karts, Bouncy Castle, Strolling Performers and excellent Entertainers

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'Paws In The Park'
Let Rover show what a man's best friend can do on Saturday July 5th
(Organised by The East Barnet Vets)

'Cars in The Park' is a gathering of your pride and joy
Bring your 'Money Pit' along to be admired and drooled over by local motor-heads on Sunday July 7th

All creating a successful formulae for
'A Grand Day Out'

Barnet and Enfield Mayors are scheduled to attend again this year
We want to show them just what makes this festival the Best Free Open Air event in North London

FESTIVAL FACT - 3,000 programmes -
Distributed to all local public venues, includes 'Theatre In The Park' and The Main Festival information

FESTIVAL FACT - Local Internet Radio Stations
Cover the event (Capital Radio, EN5 Radio, BBC and LBC, during the Festival Weekend)

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Web space
1.500 000 hits during 2018
Approx 400,000 'Surf' the the Festival Pages during the period from June to August
We have a Facebook page as well

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The Festival costs - £48,000 to produce -

**** We Need Sponsored Help - Urgently ****
'Bucketeers will be covering the festival asking for donations -
Please Give Generously, we really need help for 2019


It's the place to be on a Summer Weekend -
(And Hopefully including) Summer Sun

Market Stalls, Theatre, Dogs, Cars, Dance, Music, Funfair, Beers, Coffee, Teas, Food from around the world, and a Barbeque
Choose -Indoors or Outdoors Stalls and Events


What else would you like?
Contact Us Soon if you have any other ideas

THERE REALLY IS SOMETHING FOR EVERYONE


FESTIVAL FACT
18,000 people attended the Festival in 2018

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The Finest Free Weekend in North London


It's a Free Festival
In Oak Hill Park EN4 8JS

July 5th - 6th - 7th 2019
0707 178 1745

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