Wednesday, 22 June 2011

Southburgh Festival Norfolk – World of Music 2011, Saturday July 30

The third annual Southburgh Festival, Norfolk – World of Music 2011 will take place on Saturday, July 30 from 12noon to 10pm featuring music, dance, theatre workshops, street performers and international food and stalls. The festival, which is organised by Anna Mudeka, Norfolk based Zimbabwean singer, dancer and musician, is raising money to provide education for Aids orphans in Zimbabwe.

This year’s line up will be a colourful worldwide spectacle with performers from Zimbabwe, Japan, Ivory Coast, England, Ireland and Brazil. Tickets bought before July 1 are adults £13, concessions £12, children £6.50 and family (2 adult and 2 children) £35. After July 1 tickets cost adults £15, concessions £13 children £7 and family ticket £40.

The festival takes place at Burton Manor Barns, Southburgh near Dereham IP25 7SU, box office tel 01362 822194 or 07879 493843, email,

Bands performing are New Holland, Vocal Chords and Trinity Broads Singers, The Anna Mudeka Band, Third Bass, Kaago Dance Troupe from Ivory Coast, Murphy's Lore and Norwich Samba Band. Garlic Theatre will perform Three Billy Goats Gruff. There will be workshops in Taiko drumming, African dance, along with African face painting, street performers and magicians.

Anna Mudeka said: “This year’s festival aims to have something for everyone. We are very excited to have Garlic Theatre doing a performance of the Three Billy Goats Gruff. We will also be joined for the second year running by Wilfred Emmanuel-Jones known as the Black Farmer, who will be selling his award winning burgers and sausages, sauces and books. Bring the whole family and take advantage of the reduction in ticket prices before July 1. Don’t forget that we will be raising much needed funds to support Aids orphans in Zimbabwe.”

Southburgh Festival is sponsored by Goldsmith Personnel, Elmtree Beers
The Black Farmer, Arts Laolam, The Rose of India Attleborough, Cranworth Farm Services and Nia Norfolk.