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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. .


2016 Festival runs from 9th-24th July

Community Events - 9th and 16th-17th July


In January 2016 we will announce the main features of the 2016 programme and launch our competitions

in poetry, photography and art

(launching January, closing date 1st June 2016)

In the meantime, all you great performers might be interested in entering the performance competitions at the Wirral Festival of Music, Speech and Drama !

Click on the flyer below to go to their website