Lowestoft GritfestSparrows Nest at 10:30 AM
We’d love to welcome you to GRIT FEST on Sunday 27 May 2018 from 10.30am until 4pm at Sparrows Nest Gardens, Lowestoft NR32 4AL.
It’s a FREE fun-filled family day out celebrating THE GRIT, Lowestoft’s forgotten fishing village. The day will be presented by DEAN PARKIN. ENJOY ALL THIS FOR FREE Grand Opening at 11am The Most Easterly Singalong poetry, stories & songs Dance Workshop: The Scots Girls led by DanceEast Traditional Sea Shanties Ropes, knots and boats with the IBTC Grit Knit, Quilt Making & Postcard Printing Jack Rose Tribute & Grit Talks: Colin Bannister on herring Ivan Bunn on the floods Dorothy Stewart on the fisher girls Archive & new Grit Films in the Studio Theatre Lighthouse Tours Lowestoft Maritime Museum's Scavenger Hunt.
LOTS OF FOOD & DRINK Featuring local produce including kippers & bloaters from Waveney Valley Smokehouse, cockles & mussels, wet fish and Happy Welham’s homemade lemonade SPECIAL GUESTS Lowestoft’s own Zeb Soanes, BBC Radio 4 broadcaster, introduces & signs his new children’s book ‘Gaspard the Fox’ with illustrator James Mayhew PLUS Grit artist-in-residence Paula White FIND OUT MORE poetrypeople.co.uk @lowestoftgrit