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The Hucknall Byron Festival 2019

Various venues, Hucknall, Nottinghamshire, NG15 7BS
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The Hucknall Byron Festival 2019

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The Hucknall Byron Festival
Friday 5 July - Sunday 7 July 2019
Various venues


Every year the Byron Festival takes place in Hucknall and Newstead Abbey to celebrate the life of poet Lord Byron.

This ever-popular annual festival features a variety of activities to suit all ages and interests in and around Hucknall.

There's something for all the family, with many events and activities being free of charge.

 

Programme of events

Friday 5 July:

10am - Byron themed Market High Street;  some outdoor, light entertainment, too. 

12:30pm – FREE ENTRY - Music in Quiet Places by Torkard Ensemble in St Mary Magdalene’s Church. Some poetry reading will follow, as will a tour of the Church by Richard Jackson, Church Guide. Later, there will be a talk by Ralph Lloyd-Jones entitled ‘Byron and his animals’. 

 

Saturday 6 July:

10am to 2pm – FREE ENTRY - Judging of the Poetry, Painting & Photography competitions will take place and the winning pieces will be displayed in the Church Hall at All Saints Church Annesley, along with a Craft/Book Fair. Refreshments available.

10am to 3pm – Hucknall Market on the High Street will host various entertainment for families, all courtesy of Ashfield District Council.

7pm – A Byron themed Quiz Night will be held in The Sweet Cafe on High Street. Admission £2 and £1 per person to take part in the quiz.   Alcoholic drinks and nibbles will be available to buy and there will be music by an acoustic guitar player. Please note that there will be a maximum of 45 people for this event.

 

Sunday, 7 July:

All day at Newstead Abbey: Displays of classic cars and motorcycles. There will also be have-a-go archery, miniature train rides, a bouncy castle and children's fairground rides. There will be musical entertainment by Acacia Radio with Lucas Jackson and colleagues all day, as well as food vans and a beer & drinks van, too.  Tours of the house will cost £1 for each person with a ticket on the day, from the Acacia Radio Stage.  Food will also be available from the cafe at Newstead Abbey and there will also be an ice cream van.

10am - 4:30pm – Shuttle buses running all day between Hucknall Library and Newstead Abbey (the last bus will leave Newstead at about 4.30pm). Sponsored by Nottinghamshire County Council.

2pm - Children's story reading in the Victorian Kitchen and a tour of the Victorian Kitchen.

7pm – The finale will be the ‘Hucknall’s Got Talent’ showcase. This was an amazing show last year and is back by popular demand. Entry to the event is FREE, and the bar will be open. The event will be hosted by Phil Rostance, so why not come along and show us what you can do? Sing, dance, play an instrument, magic tricks... If you wish to take part, please email htrg@outlook.com, phone 0115 9638566 (answerphone) to reserve your 15 minute spot.

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Hucknall Byron Festival 2019 (5 July 2019 - 7 July 2019)

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