Chelmsford City Council

Get involved with our summer festivals

We are getting ready for our annual summer festivals, returning to Hylands Park, Chelmsford this July.

The 3foot People Festival runs from Tuesday 2 to Thursday 4 July 2019. It’s aimed at pre-schoolers and receives about 14,000 visitors over three days. It offers lots of different, exciting and playful activities and amusements, including:

  • music and movement
  • theatre
  • storytelling
  • arts and crafts
  • sporting and interactive play

Fling Festival is on Saturday 6 July and is designed for adults only. It focuses on playful, unique and engaging content, with the more the better. Fling offers an alternative mix of:

  • music
  • arts
  • walkabout entertainment
  • quirky activities


Our content applications for this year's 3foot People and Fling Festivals are now closed. Thank you to all those artists, performers and caterers that submitted an application.

You can still read the full terms and conditions.

We are always interested to hear from new content and catering suppliers. We would love to hear about any projects you would like us to consider for our 2020 festivals.


Our catering applications for this year's 3foot People and Fling Festivals are now closed. Thank you to all those artists, performers and caterers that submitted an application.

You can still read the  full terms and conditions.

We are always interested to hear from new content and catering suppliers. We would love to hear about any projects you would like us to consider for our 2020 festivals.

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