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20,000 expected at City Park for free fun day that shows off district’s good side
The stages are full to capacity and the stalls are all confirmed, now it is all steam ahead for the big day, scheduled for Saturday, September 28.
The event takes place between 11am and 6pm and is free to attend.
Jane Vincent, one of the co-organisers, said that there will be a massive parade with a mix of everything to be expected on the day.
There will be ju jitsu demonstrations, the Kushite Kings, the dance troupe Dance for Life and Top Whack, a Bradford band.
Opera singer Rob Dziekanski will be on, as will Bradfactor, from magicians to dancers to singers, a range of finalists from the competition and cheerleading squad Panache 2014.
There will be pop-up theatre, Mind the Gap, the Bradford Dragon Hunt, arts and crafts and Punjabi arts classes in DJing, drumming and dance.
Lantern making, recipe books and organic produce from Riverford Organic, chilli tasting, competitions and representatives from the National Media museum, the Peace Museum and Incommunities among others.
A refugee tent will be there, along with the Hale project, British Red Cross, Abigail Housing, Bradford Action Refugees, and the City of Sanctuary.
Miss Vincent, who was instrumental in setting up the first Positive Bradford in 2011, said: “We are all really excited now, everything is coming together and all the plans are in place.
“We are having a big promotional push this week. We want everyone to come down, the day will have something for everyone.”