Bristol's Harbour Festival 2013February 23rd, 2013
Bristol’s Harbour Festival 2013 – summer’s on its way Bristol announces festival dates and festival organisers. Anyone looking forward to the summer can now put the weekend of July 26-28 in their diaries, as thats the weekend to join in the fun and celebrations of Bristols biggest free event – the 2013 Bristol Harbour Festival.
And this year, following a successful three-year tender bid Richmond Event Management (REM) will be organising the harbour festival on behalf of the city council.
Festival goers can expect all their festival favourites from the festival market in Queen Square to the dedicated childrens area in Castle Park and from the dance stage in Millennium Square to the maritime activities in Bristols historic harbour. And there will be plenty of live music, street artists and circus acts too.
Were delighted to be working with REM, says Councillor Simon Cook, Bristols executive member for culture, sport and capital programme. The harbour festival is the citys best-loved event, with local residents and tens of thousands of visitors joining in the carnival atmosphere around the harbourside.
The festivals three-year tender contract is a real demonstration of the councils continued commitment to supporting culture and performance arts in the city. Im looking forward to seeing what new elements REM will bring to the festival and am sure 2013s event will be a summer treat to look forward to.
Mike Richmond of REM, added: To host the Bristol Harbour Festival is a great privilege and an exciting challenge for everyone at REM. The three-year contract means we can plan ahead and build up the festival year-on-year.
The harbour festival will still have all those elements that people have come to love – but there will be some surprises too. We are looking forward to the summer and will be cracking on with our ideas to deliver an amazing 2013 event.Tags: Ashley Down, Bishopston, bishopston mtters, Bristol, Bristol City Council, Bristols Harbour Festival 2013, Castle Park, circus, festival, free event, Horfield, July 26-28, Millennium Square, Music, Queen Square, Redland, Richmond Event Management (REM), St Andrews, street artists, voice Back to news