What not to miss at The Brinks Festival, Wisbech, which runs until bank holiday Sunday

PUBLISHED: 16:56 17 May 2016 | UPDATED: 18:28 17 May 2016

A Wop Bop A Loo Bop by Kevin Rodgers

A Wop Bop A Loo Bop by Kevin Rodgers

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The Brinks Festival is well underway in Wisbech this year, offering a variety of events with something for everyone until bank holiday Sunday.

The Brinks Colour RunThe Brinks Colour Run

Amongst the activities still to come are music performances, drama, film, photography, literature and visual arts in venues around Wisbech.

Here are four events not to miss:

1. A Wop Bop A Loo Bop by Kevin Rodgers

Royal Mail & the Royal StampsRoyal Mail & the Royal Stamps

Octavia Hill’s Birthplace House

Friday May 20 (7pm)

Tickets: £3.85

Join Kevin Rodgers for a look at the music that revolutionised musical tastes – at least among the young people of that time, and pretty much changed the world. Relive those great times, just for an hour or so with music from 1950’s rock and roll heroes; Elvis Presley, Little Richard, Jerry Lee Lewis, Wee Willie Harris, Buddy Holly and the Crickets.

Don't miss the End of the Festival ceremony at The Brinks Festival in WisbechDon't miss the End of the Festival ceremony at The Brinks Festival in Wisbech

2. The Brinks Colour Run

Wisbech Park

Saturday May 21 (10.30am)

Tickets: £8.85 adult, £6.85 child, £28 family

The Brinks Colour Run is a one of a kind experience. It’s a 5k untimed run (or walk) where dressed in a white t-shirt (provided) you will be covered in explosions of coloured powder at various points around the course.

3. Royal Mail & the Royal Stamps

Octavia Hill’s Birthplace House

Friday May 27 (2pm)

Tickets: £3.85

Russell Biggs has been corresponding with the world’s royals since he was a child. His remarkable display and talk features letters and envelopes from many of the rulers and dignitaries from many nations around the world. These will be on display from 10am in Octavia Hill’s Birthplace House and his talk about the stamps will start at 2pm.

4. End of the Festival Ceremony

St Peter’s Church

Sunday May 29 (2.30pm)

Tickets: £3

The 2016 Brinks Festival concludes with the annual performance by trumpeter John Barker. He will be joined by the Clarkson signers and internationally renowned Harpsichordist David Wright.

The Brinks Festival takes place until Sunday May 29.

For more information visit www.thebrinksfestival.org


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