Torrin, the 2021 winner of ITV's The Voice Kids hails from Witney in Oxfordshire. We are hugely excited to announce that she will be performing at Bicester Festival This year. The music stage will be a huge part of the fun in Garth Park on Saturday 16th July. Torrin performs unique takes on … [Read more...] about We’re excited to welcome Torrin, winner of The Voice kids, to Bicester!
Gwynhaff is Festive Road’s larger-than-life, pedal-powered red dragon. She is a magnificent creature and, despite her fearsome look, she is very friendly. Whether walking or standing, she is highly interactive and engaging - she loves nothing more than people coming up to say hello, … [Read more...] about Gwynhaff the dragon will lead the festival parade this year!
We are pleased to announce that Bicester festival will return for it's fifth year on Saturday 16th July 2022. This year the event will focus on a parade through the town and a day of amazing community arts in Garth Park. The day will include performances, music and opportunities to be creative. Keep … [Read more...] about Date announcement for 2022!
Dear Festival Friends, That’s it for the fourth annual Bicester Festival – SeaChange’21! A big THANK YOU to all the amazing volunteers, partners, artists and performers that made it all possible and into such a special experience for us all. From the launch of the Street Piano and … [Read more...] about Thanks!
Annie Rapstoff & Philip Lee For artists, as for everyone, the lockdowns presented a real challenge: on top of the usual isolation in the studio, we found ourselves unable to meet up with other artists or visit exhibitions. Collaborative projects became an exciting way of breaking free of … [Read more...] about An Aqueous Collaboration
Each year Bicester Festival includes a parade through the town center, featuring artworks and costumes made by professional artists, community groups and local schools. In 2021, the parade will take place on Sunday 26th September, followed by live music in Market Square. This year, you can take … [Read more...] about Be part of the Big Parade!
This year the Festival’s theme was inspired by water; we chose ‘Sea Change’, as it represents how much change we have all experienced this past year, as well as the critical topic of climate change and the impact of our actions on the sea and water system. If you’re looking to introduce these … [Read more...] about Blue Peter Green Badge
During the Summer term, a number of schools from in and around Bicester took part in a clay tile project for Bicester Festival. The children were asked to create a clay tile with a coral theme. To begin with, the children learnt about the artist Courtney Mattison who has created a ceramic artwork … [Read more...] about Schools Coral Reef Project