The Clacton Arts Festival


The Clacton Festival is a celebration of original performance, personal expression, and excellent cakes. Our aim is to stretch the imagination (and sometimes the body) and to ENJOY. We hope to give people the chance to take part in something different. To experience something new. One of the undoubted highlights of 2008 was the juxtaposition of the brilliant Bristol band, The Hinkley Veltones, with two bellydancers - Maylynn and Karin. It was a soaring, whirling feast for our ears and eyes:


The Clacton Festival began in 2005, with the idea of putting on a small scale arts festival focusing on original work. The emphasis was upon diversity (the 2005 Festival featured everything from puppetry and theatre to thrash metal, via stand-up comedy and boat-building