City Arts at the Ashbourne International StreetFest

 

Enjoy these wonderful photos from our weekend at Ashbourne Festival’s International StreetFest. The Ashbourne Festival takes place every June and July. It brings a burst of colour to the market town at the southern end of the Derbyshire Dales. This year they invited City Arts to create a carnival for their International StreetFest. Many locals remember the old Ashbourne Carnival, which last rolled through town more than twenty years ago. On the 18th June 2017, we brought that tradition back to life, albeit in a different style. Creating the flags In the period leading up to the StreetFest City Arts took artists into local schools, including Osmaston Primary School and Parkside Junior.  Artist and designer Ali Pretty, from Kinetika People,…