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Events– Days 1 to 11
Order of events from 27th June to 7th July 2007

The Playground Party
Featuring: Courtney Pine, Kate Rusby, the James Taylor Quartet, Eliza Carthy and the Ratcatchers, Cara Robinson and much more

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Order of Events for 2007
Please click on the listings (right) for detailed information on daily events
  Day 1
Panmania – featuring the North Stars Steel Orchestra

Day 2

A slice of the action
Sean Hargreaves Trio + Garforth Jazz Rock Band

Day 3
Art and Poetry exhibition
Friday rush hour piano recital – Helen Reid
Friday night live 5 indie bands featuring
The Kolorado Rock Machine

Day 4
GCAS showcase
Art and Poetry exhibition
Dynamics of dance
Opportunity knocks
Summer Concert Garforth Jubilee Brass
The Brodsky Quartet

Day 5
Garforth Gala
Brighouse and Rastrick Band

Day 6
Exhibition – product design
Let Us Entertain You – SLP College

Day 7
Swillington Primary School arts evening
Dance spectacular – the Northern School of Contemporary Dance + Leeds Specialist Arts Colleges

Day 8
Play in a day – Unlimited Theatre Company
Acoustic Folk – with Leeds Folk Theatre Partisans and Tiny Tin Lady

Day 9

Summer concert – Garforth Community College Music Dept
The Ian Mcmillan Orchestra – ‘sharp stories’

Day 10
Primary School Extravaganza

Day 11 – Main Event
Street Theatre, Festival Street Band Project, Tin Pan Alley, Skaforth,Shiny Band, Soul Sounds, North Stars Steel Orchestra, Garforth Jazz Rock Band
Cara Robinson
Eliza Carthy and the Ratcatchers
James Taylor Quartet
Kate Rusby
Courtney Pine

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Tickets for all events will be made available to Friends of the Garforth Arts Festival one week prior to the official launch date.
If you are interested in becoming a friend of the festival please click here for our form.

Discounts and Concessions
Where concession rates are advertised, these apply to: senior citizens, children under 16, NUS students, and anyone receiving unemployment or disability benefit (upon proof of entitlement).
For 'The Playgrount Party' on July 7th, a limited number of discounted tickets at £8.50 will be made available to local residents. For full details, contact the festival box office or phone the hotline on 07982 215613

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