Five upcoming festivals in Slough, Windsor and Maidenhead
A VARIETY of festivals and community events are planned for this year in Slough, Windsor and Maidenhead.
We’ve put together a list of five events happening in the area that you might want to attend.
Clewer and Dedworth Easter Community Fair
When: Saturday, April 9
Hours: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Where: The Pirate Park
The Easter fair will feature market stalls, a bouncy castle for children, an Easter egg hunt and a mini-farm for all families to enjoy.
Let’s Rock The Moor!
Date: May 21, 2022
The event features many 80s acts, entertainment for children, a circus, street entertainment, food stalls and a few special surprises.
The 2022 lineup includes Wet Wet Wet, Squeeze, Tom Bailey, Nick Heyward, Go West, Jason Donovan, Sonique, Ottawan and more.
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Picnic at ‘Rock the Rec’ Park
Date: Saturday July 2 and Sunday July 3
Hours: 12 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Where: The Pirate Park
This year, the picnic in the grounds of Pirate Park is a celebration of the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee.
There will be live music by local bands, dance groups, market stalls, food and bar, a bouncy castle and even pony rides.
Price: £5 per person per day, free for children under 12
When: Saturday July 9
Where: Stroud Farm, Maidenhead
Fi.Fest is a family music festival held annually at Stroud Farm.
Headlining the main stage this year are English rock band Reef, along with pop rock stars Dodgy and the Hoosiers.
Other acts include The Leylines, Queen tribute act “Mission to Mercury”, The Brit Pop Boys, Daft and Back to the ’50s.
Alongside the music stage is the Fi.Fest Kidzone, which will be packed with entertainment, rides, free shows, a sand park and more. And keep an eye out for Baxter the T-Rex that pops up throughout the day.
Fi.Fest organizer Lee Page said:
“As someone who works in the entertainment industry, the past two years throughout the pandemic have been very difficult.
“Being able to host Fi.Fest 2021 last year was like a dream come true as we were finally able to bring friends and families together to dance, socialize and party.
“We’ve been blown away by the support from the local community and the popularity of Fi.Fest means we can make it even bigger and better in 2022.”
Dates: July 23 and 24
Where: Kidwell’s Park
The festival will include live music, street food stalls, a market, funfair, miniature train, inflatables, circus workshops and performances.
Admission is free for the whole family.