Dorset One World Festival is hailed a success the second year running

polonez Dance GroupThe sun shone on the Borough Gardens and the Festival kicked off from 11am with a lively African Dance workshop with the Mayor and Mayoress and the Town Crier joining in the spirit of the day. The Festival trumped last year’s event with diverse performances on the World Music and Dance Stage and activities around the site with demonstrations ranging from African drumming, Latvian Dance, and Chinese Cookery with local celebrity chef, Andy Chu. Full story: Read more

Dorset One World Festival Saturday 1st August 2015 – 11-6pm

140809OWF_806 - almamyFinal preparations are being made to the Dorset One World Festival, a celebration of the diversity of cultures in Dorset through world music, dance, food, sport and activities. The programme of live music, dance and cultural activities spans the globe including Ukraine, China, Africa, India, Latvia and Poland. Workshops include African and Polish Dance ( photo attached) introduction to Traditional Indian music and Chinese crafts. The headline band – Dubheart from Bournemouth who recently won the award for the best reggae band in Europe. Full story: Read more