WorldFest Youth Event

Saturday 24th May, Middlesbrough Town Hall Crypt, 1-3pm

An exciting showcase of young performers, dancers, artists and musicians from diverse backgrounds from across the Tees Valley is taking place on Saturday 24th May at Middlesbrough Town Hall Crypt from 1–3 pm. Performers taking part include:-

  • Grandma’s House – local indie favourites
  • Drums n Voice – a percussion and voice piece, courtesy of students of Nunthorpe School who have been working with musicians Derek Smith and Maurice Dezou
  • The Hotsteppers – scorching dance from Zimbabwe
  • Heroes Fall First – heroic pop rock
  • DME – all original R’n’B
  • DJPB and XTN – special guest DJs

Rowena Sommerville, Director of Programmes at Tees Valley Arts commented “Please celebrate with us at this free event – all welcome!”

All programme and ticketing details are on

WorldFest 08 is organised by Tees Valley Arts in partnership with African Arts Association and Middlesbrough Council.

Thanks also to Arts Council England North East; Creative Partnerships; Dickinson Dees LLB; Proportion Marketing; Unison; Thistle Hotel Middlesbrough; Kebabish Restaurant; Signs Express; Psyche.

TVA is a participatory arts organisation, based in Middlesbrough and working across the Tees Valley, helping people change and improve their lives by taking part in the arts. TVA is a small organisation which makes a big impact in imaginative and unexpected ways.