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New Environmental Arts Festival brings green message
The countdown is on to an action-packed day of excitement as the popular We Love Tamworth family festival makes a welcome return to the stunning Tamworth Castle Grounds in Staffordshire. The event, which was cancelled last year due to coronavirus, takes place on Saturday 11 September. This year's extravaganza will include stalls, a fairground, food, drinks, games, a fun children's zone, dog show, bungee runs, obstacle courses, a bouncy castle and live music from Bryan Brindley. And, new for 2021, We Love Tamworth will also include the town's first-ever Environmental Arts Festival, led by New Urban Era. Guests will be captivated by trapeze performances from The Flying Peach, environmental and recyclable art workshops from Nature Makers and South Staffordshire College, yoga classes from Tamworth's Balance and Surrender and live visual arts
We Love Tamworth 2021 promises to be better than ever
New Urban Era's Vic Brown, who was honoured by the National Lottery last year for his contributions to the arts during Covid-19 lockdown, said the trapeze performances and workshops from The Flying Peach would make a "fantastic centre point for our environmental workshops." He added: "We will also be approaching our visual arts offer differently for the event with artists using more environmentally friendly materials this year. We are really excited about this and look forward to a relaxing day when the townsfolk can join us in connecting with nature and art." Councillor Robert Pritchard, Deputy Leader of Tamworth Borough Council, said: "We can't wait for September to come and to put on this show for the community. We're really excited and looking forward to this year's event because we couldn't organise it last year due to the coronavirus pandemic. It's set to be a fun and enjoyable day with so much going on so I thoroughly encourage everyone to come down to Tamworth for the weekend and join the excitement and atmosphere of our festival."
We Love Tamworth is funded by National Lottery grants distributed by Arts Council England, Tamworth Borough Council, Tamworth Rotary Club and local businesses, Anyone interested in setting up a stall at this year's event is asked to contact email@example.com who is on the lookout for any charity or commercial stalls. All proceeds from the stall fees will go to local and national good causes.