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Fringe festival back next month with an outdoor cinema showing family films

PUBLISHED: 07:00 15 May 2018

Sidcup Fringe Festival returns next month. Photo: Oliver Pohlmann

Sidcup Fringe Festival returns next month. Photo: Oliver Pohlmann

Oliver Pohlmann Photography

The big summer party weekend is back in Sidcup and promises to be bigger and better than any before.

It will be held over June’s Father’s Day weekend, making it an ideal fun day out for dads and their families.

Sidcup Fringe Festival 2018 is being organised by Sidcup Partners, in association with Merton Court Prep School, and is happening on The Green on June 16 and 17.

The free event has food, drink and craft stalls, plus bands, buskers, and street performers.

New for this year is an outdoor cinema on Sunday, screening three family movies.

Cheryl Curr, manager of Sidcup Partners, said: “The festival is a wonderful way of bringing together local residents of all ages, along with our hugely supportive local businesses, charities and creative community.

“We have many exciting new elements in the weekend programme – including the outdoor cinema on the family fun day.

“We look forward to seeing as many people as possible come along and enjoy this great celebration of Sidcup.”

It promises to bring together the community and local businesses for a weekend of celebration.

The festival is backed and supported by community groups, schools, colleges, restaurateurs, artisan street food stallholders, and businesses of all types and sizes.

Cheryl said: “This all helps make it an amazing, fun event, that can be enjoyed by families and people of all ages.”

Dominic Price, head of the event’s primary sponsor Merton Court Prep School said: “We’ve been part of the Sidcup community since our foundation in 1899. We have always been a strong supporter of the town’s on-going development and this years’ Festival Fringe represents yet another exciting step forward in building even stronger links between local community groups, local businesses and local people.

“It’s great to see a successful Sidcup, going from strength to strength – making it a fantastic place to live and work.”

Cheryl said: “There remains opportunities for businesses – food providers or craft retailers – as well as charities to get involved. Musicians and entertainers can perform to around 1,000 people over the weekend.”

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