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Published Wednesday, 10 June 2015

From open-air theatre to tots trampolining and classical music to flower shows, Enfield residents and visitors to the borough will be spoilt for choice with a festival filled with things to do.

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Running from June through to September The Enfield Festival, which is funded and supported by Enfield Council, highlights the very best in leisure and culture in the borough and is the first place to go to when planning your summer!

Special festival highlights this year include:

Enfield Choral & Orchestral Music Festival (Wednesday 24 June – Sunday 12 July) This live music festival places a spotlight on high-quality classical and orchestral music across the borough – of which there is plenty this summer. 

Particular highlights include North London Brass performing at the Dugdale Centre on Wednesday 1st July, followed by Bella Cora & Southgate Opera who will perform songs by Poulene, Gershwin and Lennon & McCartney. 

Millfield Theatre welcomes Julian Lloyd Webber to the stage on Thursday 2nd July - the evening will offer an insight in to one of the world’s finest musicians.

Chickenshed Summer Arts Festival (Sunday 12 July) this free family festival celebrating all forms of art provides people with opportunities to try their hand at a variety of art activities and be entertained by different music, theatre and dance.

Edmonton Summer Festival (Saturday 25 July) returns to Pymmes Park with a 60s vibe this year with a rich array of live music, food stalls, dance and drama workshops and fun for all the family.

The Enfield Town and Country Show (Saturday 12 and Sunday 13 September) rounds the season off with a jam-packed weekend of rural crafts, dog shows, horticulture, circus shows and live music.

Enfield Council’s Cabinet Member for Community Organisations and Culture, Cllr Yasemin Brett, said: “The Enfield Festival offers fantastic fun for all the family, so clear your calendar and get ready to enjoy some great free events all over the borough.”  

To find out more about what’s on and to start planning your summer you can view the season magazine here or visit the website.

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