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Families flock to sun-baked Music in Wanstead Park festival

PUBLISHED: 16:00 17 July 2018 | UPDATED: 16:06 17 July 2018

Revellers flock to Music in Wanstead Park festival on July 14, 2018. Photo: William Branston

Revellers flock to Music in Wanstead Park festival on July 14, 2018. Photo: William Branston

WILLIAM BRANSTON 2018

More than a thousand revellers of all ages danced at a sun-baked festival Wanstead Park this weekend.

Revellers flock to Music in Wanstead Park festival on July 14, 2018. Photo: William Branston Revellers flock to Music in Wanstead Park festival on July 14, 2018. Photo: William Branston

Families flocked to the temple, at the end of Warren Road, to enjoy Music in Wanstead Park festival on Saturday, July 15.

Children watched performance of Punch and Judy, learned circus skills, participated in slime making work shops and rode on fairground attractions.

“We had brilliant weather and the musicians were great,” said Caitlin Downie, of the festival organisers.

“The children really had a good time.”

She added: “For me the highlight was seeing everybody up and dancing for the headline act - Tricity Vogue.”

Caitlin, 30, and her brother Calum, 23, teamed up with The Wanstead Tap, in Winchelsea Road, to resurrect the festival after previous organisers decided not to continue.

“At the moment, we are taking a well earned rest from it,” she said, asked whether the festival will take place again next year.


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