Culturally Chard Spring Festival

Chard Town Council presents a new Spring Cultural Festival 
Thursday 28th April to Saturday 30th April 2022

****Please check this page before setting out, in the current climate of covid it may be necessary to change the programme at short notice****

Thursday 28th April

From 6:00pm onwards – Auditorium, The Guildhall

A trio of Cuban music from ”Indira Roman & Aji Pa’ Ti”+ Warm-up from Holyrood Academy bands/soloists. Entry is free.
Band You Tube link: https://youtu.be/ug5klrDuK14

Friday 29th April

11:00am-5:00pm – Auditorium, The Guildhall

Join us on Friday 29 April at the Guildhall for a celebratory day and unveiling of The Banners of Chard – made by members of the community with artist Jenny Mellings.
Drop-in free creative activities and refreshments through the day.
Welcome speeches at 11.30am.
Performance by Manor Court Primary School and live music 4pm
All welcome – Free!

10:00am-3:00pm – Foyer, The Guildhall

Arts & crafts stalls in the foyer and flower displays from FloweringiBarelymow’s in-house florist – Rose’s

10:00am-12:00pm – Mayor’s Parlour, The Guildhall

Spanish tutoring from Divina Tomas Click here to download info

10:00am – 3:00pm – Chard Museum

Chard Museum Open

1:00pm and 3:00pm

Lace Riot Guided Tour delivered by Chard Museum

Saturday 30th April

10:00am – 3:00pm – Chard Museum

Chard Museum open and includes the unveiling of a new plaque and special celebration from 12:30pm.
LAUNCH Rejuvenated Blue Plaque Walk 14:00 and 15:00

All day

iSpy Family and Children’s Trail

10:00am-12:00pm – Mayor’s Parlour, The Guildhall

Spanish tutoring from Divina Tomas click here to download info

12:00pm – Outside The Guildhall

Enigma Morris dancing

1:00pm – Foyer, The Guildhall

Music from Blackdown Acapella

3:30pm-5:30pm – Auditorium, The Guildhall

Cinechard Film showing of Disney’s ‘Encanto’ click here to download info

7:00pm-10:00pm – Auditorium, The Guildhall

Comedy night in collaboration with Genius PR & Events.
Lineup:

  • Thomas Glover
  • Fiona Allen
  • James Dowdeswell

Tickets available here


Contact: events@chard.gov.uk for more information

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