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World of Children – call for artists

Call for Artists: WOMAD FESTIVAL – CHARLTON PARK – 27th-30th July This year the World of Children is going elemental. Harnessing the power of the four elements, the theme this year is Earth, Fire, Water and Air. We welcome themed proposals based around the four elements for art and craft workshops of all shapes and sizes … Continue reading World of Children – call for artists

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EARLY BIRD TICKETS ON SALE NOW!

Our early bird tickets are now on sale and they are flying out the door! Just to let you know a few things about tickets; PRICES HAVE NOT INCREASED – We have kept our prices at 2016 rates (Because you deserve it..) with one exception (Read on only if you qualify for an SN16 ticket … Continue reading EARLY BIRD TICKETS ON SALE NOW!

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EARLY BIRD TICKETS 16TH NOVEMBER

Set your alarms folks! Early bird tickets go on sale 9am GMT Wednesday 16th November. As the nights draw in and the cold knocks on our doors and nips at our toes, finally we can start dreaming of the fun to be had at WOMAD next summer. Early birds normally fly away quickly so don’t … Continue reading EARLY BIRD TICKETS 16TH NOVEMBER

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