We’ll Be Holding Celebrate The Street this July

We’ll Be Holding Celebrate The Street this July

We’re excited to announce we’ll be holding a summer festival to celebrate the streets of Romford with a spectacular weekend of FREE live music, dance performances, roaming entertainers, a children’s circus, craft workshops, fair rides, Carnival processions and more.

The three-day celebration of Romford Town will take place between Friday 7th July – Sunday 9th July. The celebration will start at 5pm on Friday with dazzling live music from local artists on the main stage in front of Tollgate House, finishing with an incredible headline act. There will also be an abundance of varied street food on offer to enjoy while you appreciate the music.

On Saturday activities will take place all day across the town, finishing at 9pm. The Liberty Shopping Centre will be hosting a second stage for the event, featuring performances from dance and theatre groups, and local musicians. The Mercury Shopping Centre will be hosting a free drop-in clay creature workshop, offering people the chance to make and take home a ceramic animal. There will also be free games to enjoy including Scalextric.

The Brewery will have live Circus performances including a roaming stilt walker, an aerialist and a hula display. Children will also have the chance to learn some circus skills at an instructor led workshop.

To keep the children entertained, Romford BID has arranged for face painters to be available to transform kids into their favourite character. There will also be walkabout performers amazing visitors throughout the day, who will be happy to take a selfie or two! Plus, there will be more live music on the main stage in front of Tollgate House throughout the day with a special appearance from Time FM. There will also be fairground rides on South Street to enjoy.

On Sunday, between 10am and 6pm, there will be a huge selection of kids’ activities happening in Market Place including meet and greet characters, balloon modellers and magicians.

The Mercury Shopping Centre will host a Feria de Malaga! Grait party, including traditional Spanish music and creative art workshops. Frosties’s crazy golf will also be in Centre for little ones to enjoy.

A carnival procession made up of the local community will roam the town and there will be more musical talent filling the airwaves and family cabaret shows to enjoy in. This weekend extravaganza will complete with a free showing of The Greatest Showman in front of Tollgate House.

Download a copy of the programme for details and timing of all activities. This will be a spectacular event and not one to be missed!

Watch the video of the 2022 event