Dates for first Bury St Edmunds Children’s Festival revealed

Karen Simpson
Karen Simpson

The dates for the first Bury St Edmunds Children’s Festival have been revealed.

The mini Edinburgh-style festival aimed at children up to the age of 13 will run from June 22 to July 4.

It is being spearheaded by Theatre Royal director Karen Simpson and will be held at multiple venues and schools with shows, workshops and music events.

Ms Simpson said the theatre will take the lead as producer and they are working with The Apex and education partners for the event. Conservatoire East, the performing arts faculty of West Suffolk College, is sponsoring the two-week festival.