Streets Apart Festival is complete! 🎉🦊✨
We danced & sang through the rain and had one hell of a weekend. Thanks so much to each & every person who shone their positivity on the event. From our wonderful visitor, Farrah the Fox and her new friend Frankie to all the parade participants, dancers, singers, poets, DJ's & artists.
Thank you to all the collaborators who worked so hard to make Streets Apart Festival happen. It was a joy to bring these festivities to King St.
For those who don't know, Streets Apart Festival was the culmination of a three year project called Streets Apart, created by a consortium of 9 Wigan and Leigh based organisations, supported by Historic England.
The parade was part of Hi! Street Fest, a national project led by Emergency Exit Arts and Historic England in partnership with six towns across the country, who are all welcoming Farrah the Fox to their place. This national project intends to celebrate local history and heritage, help to improve high streets, and safeguard their future.
Historic England, Emergency Exit Arts, Arts Council England, National Lottery Heritage Fund, Wigan Council, Wigan Little Theatre, Wigan Local History & Heritage Society, Healthy Arts , Stolen Thread Productions, Darren Pritchard, Amy Burdon, Emily Calland, Maria Lowe, Vicky Tyrell, The Old Courts, King St businesses
BYOU, Everyday, Newfold Primary School, 7th Wigan Scouts, Wigan Athletic
Wigan Diggers, Bom Ta Bom, More Than Words, WN Bikes, WN Dance, Amelia Quigley Dance Company, Kelly Marie Academy, WigLe Dance CIC
Natasha Moonshine, Only Wonderland, I-M-PACT, Carmina, House of Fire, George & Cal, Family Catwalk, Wigan Youth Zone, Hocus Pocus, Cookie Love, Sarah Cowen, G33, DJ Single Lady, SCAPA, Black Betty, Jade Jaxson, Banksie, Lill, Ghetto Fem, Ghetto Fabulous, The Rare Ould Times, Bek Jones, Wigan Community Choir, Young Writers, Secret Writers, Wigan Autistic Theatre Company, Northern Heart Films & Steve Fairclough, Everything Human Rights, Thickskin Theatre, Pete Obsolete, Wigan Local History & Heritage Society, Julie McKiernan & Corrie Shelley, Louise Fazackerley, The Music Project, Oh So Specials, Alex
Food, Drink & Market Stalls
Martin’s Whippy, Coffee on the Green and Desi Punjabi Cuisine, Bowers Bees, Truly Treasure GB, At Home with Zo
Photography & Videography
Northern Heart Films , Josh Cadogan, Haya Aref, Bryan Fowler