Family fun for the Arles Festival in Wisbech

Wisbech Arles Twinning Festival 2016

Wisbech Arles Twinning Festival 2016 - Credit: Archant

The Arles festival is coming to Wisbech with fun and activities for the whole family.

This year's Arles Festival at Wisbech

This year's Arles Festival at Wisbech - Credit: Archant

The event is on Sunday July 16 in the Market Place, between 10am and 3pm.

Opened by the Mayor of Wisbech, Councillor Steve Tierney, he will arrive on Vivien the fire engine.

There will be face painting, food stalls, children’s rides and historic vehicles.

Enjoy dancing from the Pig Dyke Molly dancers and the Nine Lives Theatre company, singing from Michele Larkin and music from Keith Aplin and his squeeze box.

Visitors from Arles will be there, some of whom will be in their local costume, and celebrating the 100th anniversary of the Lions Club with representatives from both Wisbech and Arles Lions Clubs.

There will be a display of posters from a competition from local schools with the winning poster being judged by the Mayor of Wisbech prior to the festival.