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6th Jul, 2022

Popular river festival prepares to return to Stratford

PORK-PIE hats and sunglasses will be a must have accessory at this year’s Stratford River Festival.

Music headliners The SKAlectrics will be celebrating the Two Tone era when they take to the Recreation Ground stage to play classics by the likes of The Specials and Madness.

This year’s festival, over the weekend of July 6 and 7, will also feature music acts performing soul, jazz, folk, gospel, rock and more.

And Stratford-based contemporary choir Amicantus will kick off the musical festivities at 11.45am on the Saturday with their feel-good pop and show tunes.

Victoria Wilkes, events manager at organisers Stratforward, said: “We’re so excited with this year’s musical line up and the activities on offer. The River Festival is one of the most popular events in Stratford and brings the whole community together.

“Each year the festival attracts an influx of people to Stratford, exposing our businesses to potential customers who are likely to return to our fabulous town. The festival is funded by, and thanks to 420 fantastic town centre businesses.”

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