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International Community Arts Festival with a difference!

11th -24th July 2016  with Community Celebration Weekend on 16th-17th July 2016

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Next year's Festival

11th to 24th July 2016


Wirral Festival of Firsts is all over for 2015!

Thank you to everyone who took part, performed, watched, listened, helped, or in any way supported this year's Festival. We are truly grateful to you.


Get in touch through the Volunteer Page

if you would like to help plan and deliver

the 2016 Festival!

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The Map Project

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The Festival is grateful to all businesses, venues and partners whose support makes the Festival possible. .

Gallery Hoylake


Two of the Gallery Hoylake winners -

West Kirby Grammar School,

who shared a window with

Acorn Framing


Jim Fleming who created a super window in Babylicious


Next year's Festival dates announced

2016 Festival runs from 11th-24th July

Community Weekend on 16th-17th July


The Festival Planning Team is looking for a few more enthusiasts to join them  - in particular we need a Volunteer Coordinator.

This role might be of interest to anyone who wants to build experience in a local community arts festival.

(click here for the volunteer coordinator role description).

Get in touch through our volunteer page if interested!

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