Chelmsford City Council

About the festival

Young boho woman dancing in tent

Fling festival has been gracing Chelmsford for 11 years. It brings with it a unique and engaging mix of entertainment, activities and unexpected happenings.

Fling is an adults-only festival set in an intimate village of tents and stages. Just a taster of Fling's entertainment includes:

  • surreal theatre and fantastical storytelling 
  • exciting live music from artists, DJs and singers of various genres
  • unique performances of comedy, poetry, dance, cabaret and other curiosities
  • have a go at art and crafts activities
  • delicious food and drink offerings

You can see what Fling's all about in our photo gallery and our exclusive Fling video.

You can also help shape future Flings by filling out our festival survey.

We hope to see you with us in 2021.