Old Town Festival set to be best ever

Bridlington Old Town Summer Festival Incorporating the Town Crier competition NBFP PA1327-18yy
Bridlington Old Town Summer Festival Incorporating the Town Crier competition NBFP PA1327-18yy

This year’s Bridlington Old Town Festival is gearing up to be what organisers are describing as “the biggest and best to date.”

The event, to take place on Sunday 28 June, will see more than 90 morris dancers from all the North of England descend on Old Town - nearly double the number of last year.

Bridlington’s Town Crier David Hinde will be there to welcome residents and visitors alike to the Dad’s Army filming location.

“Old Town is proud to be twinned with Walmington On Sea’ and we are looking forward to encourage many visitors this summer.”

Kicking off the day will be a parade of vintage motorbikes which will roll down High Street. This will be followed by the Main Festival Parade of Town Criers from all over the Country & their Escorts and 8 Sides Of Morris Dancers,led by Bridlington Mayor Councillor John Copsey and David Hinde and The Marching Corps Of Drums of The Yorkshire Band Of The Royal British Legion.

Festival-goers can be sure to enjoy a range of different attractions on the day, including 60 Food & Craft Stalls ,Hunmanby Silver Brass Band,Coastal Voices,Chantons U3A Choir, a retired greyhounds parade, children’s rides, an acoustics stage in the Market Place featuring Ruby Macintosh and a celebrity chef cookery Theatre in Priory Rooms with demonstrations.

For information on more upcoming events visit www.bridlingtonoldtown.com