The St. Barnabas Community Fete in Mile End Park is on Saturday 4 September, 12 noon to 7pm and has lots of fun for kids (and bigger kids too!)
The St Barnabas Community Fete is a non-religious, participatory, free and not-for-profit festival organised by local people to:
The fete aims to break down barriers between diverse social groups, promoting trust between people of different faiths, ages and ethnic origins, and works for the long-term benefit of the community.
- Bring residents of all ages, faiths, abilities & races together for an afternoon of family fun & entertainment to celebrate the good things in the neighbourhood.
- Draw attention to local issues in areas such as education, health, crime and the environment.
- Encourage volunteering & community action, through partnership with organisations such as Age Concern, Tower Hamlets Local Area Partnership and the LBTH Youth Parliament.
- Venue: Wennington Green, Mile End Park (at the junction of Grove Road and Roman Road, opposite St Barnabas Church). Wennington Green is part of Mile End Park, and includes its Play Arena.
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|Wennington Gardens - opposite St Barnabas Church,|
corner of Roman road and Grove Road
- Music this year includes: Maroon Town | Black Daniel| Babar Luck | Heavy Load Soundz Universal | DJ Scottie | Crystal Palace Band
- Activities: Play Association Tower Hamlets (PATH) | Cakes | East End WI tea tent | Swordfencing | Sikh martial arts | Skipping for Schools | Urban Adventure Base climbing wall | Albion Kids Show pirate ship | ... and lots of stalls
- Who organises it: The St Barnabas Community Fete is organised by local volunteers working pro bono. The fete director is Father Brian Ralph, parish priest of St Barnabas.