The sad news from organisers of Market Harborough’s popular street-arts festival that the event will not be run for the foreseeable future, was announced to friends and supporters last night. Wanting to keep alive the mission of supporting “arts in the community,” the board intends to distribute remaining funds to two local community based groups [...]
Organisers of Arts Fresco – Market Harborough’s award winning street arts festival have been heartened by the support shown by the local Chamber of Commerce and council leaders, but fear that without further pledges of support, funding from other sources may be put in peril. Launching the ‘Show your love for Arts Fresco’ appeal at [...]
Arts Fresco, the popular festival which takes place in Market Harborough, has confirmed it is moving to Spring dates rather than the traditional autumn weekend. The next event will take place in Spring 2013, giving organisers the chance to develop a sustainable funding package for the festival. The festival, which celebrated its 10thbirthday last year, [...]
Arts Fresco, Market Harborough’s famous street arts festival was recognised at a glittering awards ceremony celebrating the Best of Leicester Shire Tourism this week. The exciting red carpet event was held at at the National Space Centre and showcased the very best attractions from across the county. Winners of the awards will now be put [...]
Experience the famous Arts Fresco Fringe in Kettering’s Market Place for one day only! Kettering’s first Arts Fresco Fringe festival will be celebrated on the Market Place from 11am on Saturday 10 September, supported by Kettering Borough Council and Northamptonshire Touring Arts. Professional performers will be taking over the award winning Market Place as they [...]
Be part of making and recording a unique commission that will be part of this years Arts Fresco – the towns annual street performance festival. Statues will be sited leading people through Market Harborough along its Millennium Walk to Welland Park throughout the week leading up to and during Arts Fresco. There will be the [...]
Arts Fresco, the annual street performance festival in Market Harborough is moving to Welland Park over three days, Friday 9 September, Saturday 10 September and Sunday 11 September for this year – promising to be bigger, brighter and bolder than previous years, thanks to support from both national grant giving initiatives and local charities and [...]
Arts Fresco shout-out for team members – Region’s biggest street performers’ festival recruiting volunteers for its most adventurous event yetJuly 25th, 2011
Arts Fresco, the unique street performance festival which is staging its tenth anniversary event this September, has started its recruitment drive for volunteers. This is an opportunity to get involved in an extraordinary spectacle which was last year enjoyed by over 25,000 visitors on one day alone. The volunteers are integral to the success of [...]
Arts Fresco to host internationally renowned street performance artists, Bash Street Theatre, at tenth anniversary festival in Market Harborough. Arts Fresco, the annual street performance festival in Market Harborough, has announced that internationally acclaimed and award winning street theatre group Bash Street Theatre will headline its 2011 event in the new big top venue. The [...]
Great news Seven Locks Housing are sponsoring a community arts project for us this year!
Thanks to Martin Hill of Bray and Bray, sponsors of Arts Fresco’s brand new Business Club local businesses have already signed up to support this high profile event. To find out who follow this link. http://www.artsfresco.com/index.php/arts-fresco-business-club/arts-fresco-business-club-members
Arts Fresco gets green light from Arts Council to make 2011 event ‘biggest yet’ Arts Fresco, Market Harborough’s annual free street arts festival, has just heard that crucial funding from the Arts Council has been increased despite the huge cuts in arts spending announced this year. The local organisers who have worked hard to make [...]
Thanks to Phil Shepherd and Martin Hill who invited Hazel Cook to make a short presentation at last night’s event.
Come and meet Nick Carter – Editor in Chief of Prospect Leicestershire – 19th April The Angel Hotel Market Harborough
Arts Fresco, rolls into Market Harborough town centre today, and with the sun beaming down, everyone is set for a fabulous day out. The team has been working for months on the fabulous line up which is suitable for all the family. Take a stroll into town as the road closure is now in place [...]