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Posted on 12.03.18
Award Winning Findhorn Bay Festival Will Return This September
The multi award-winning Findhorn Bay Festival will return to Moray for a third time in September 2018. From Wednesday 26 September to Monday 1 October, the biennial Festival will host a spectacular programme of arts and culture events showcasing artists of local, national and international renown.
Staged in unexpected spaces and scenic locations around the bay of Findhorn in Moray, the Festival will feature a vibrant mix of theatre, performance, music, dance, visual arts, exhibitions, talks, tours and more as well as Culture Day Forres – Scotland’s only Culture Day extravaganza, free for all the family to enjoy.
Building on the success of the 2016 Festival, which saw 13,659 audiences attend over 65 events during the six-day celebration, this year’s Festival will be part of Scotland’s Year of Young People 2018, offering new ways for young people to participate in the Festival. Funds totalling £180,000 have been raised by Forres based producers, Findhorn Bay Arts, to stage the Festival and associated projects for a third time.
The Festival, which has previously demonstrated a local economic impact of £875k and a significant influx of visitors to the area for the event, is being supported by the National lottery through Creative Scotland, EventScotland’s National Programme Fund, the Year of Young People Event Fund, Highlands & Islands Enterprise and Berry Burn Community Fund as well as many local sponsors.