Linton Flower Festival
Linton Jazz has it’s next concert on Saturday 11th June; where we are playing two slots at the popular Linton Flower Festival once again this year. Linton Jazz will be playing from 12.00-13.00 and from 14.00-15.00. (Please could Band members be there at Camping Close, Linton for 11.30 latest).
The Flower Festival actually begins on Friday evening with a Barn Dance in The Big Marquee on Camping Close. The Bungalow Boogaloo Band, a Ceilidh band featured on Radio 4, will provide both music and caller. A BBQ is included in the ticket price (£7.50 per person, under 5’s are free).
On Saturday along with Linton Jazz there will be lots more fun, food, festivities and, of course, flowers. Don’t forget to check out St Mary’s Church for the magnificent flower displays and at 11.00 bring your dog along to the Pet Dog Show to win prizes! Also entertaining on Saturday will be the Devil’s Dyke Morris Dancers, and the Linton Uke Element who will making an appearance. The Royal Tank Regiment will provide an assault course for all ages and will also do a physical training display after which they will be inviting us to have a go at some tests of strength.
The Teddy Bear Jump begins at 3pm on Saturday and when in need of recuperation The Teddy Bear’s Picnic at 3.30 and is the perfect place for Bears to be revived!
The Duck Race takes place at 4.30pm on Saturday which is always an exciting finish.
This year, there will be a Variety Show on Saturday night. Singers, dancers, comedians, poets and musicians are welcome to entertain us. Please join in!
No one goes hungry over the weekend. The Festival Restaurant opens in the School all day Saturday, and the BBQ is on Camping Close. Ice-cream is available too. Children have games, a bouncy castle and a train to travel through Camping Close. There will be stalls to buy homemade crafts, bottles and plants.