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Chipping Sodbury Festival

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Chipping Sodbury Festival

About Chipping Sodbury Festival

June is the month when traditionally this thriving market town joins together to showcase the community initiative that is the Chipping Sodbury Festival.

Staging over 30 events, many free of any charge, there really is something for everyone in the Festival programme.

Chipping Sodbury Festival

Events range from educational workshops for local school children to music and comedy events, interesting talks from both the world of TV and Radio and from local traders as well as craft workshops.

There's also an All Day Street Fayre and Carnival Procession.

Chipping Sodbury Festival

The Festival usually opens with a fun team quiz, and closes with Chipping Sodbury's Last Night of the Proms.

For all details of the festival programme see below and visit chippingsodburyfestival.com and facebook, or email .

Of course, none of this would be possible without the continuing support of the shops, businesses, charities, local councils and other organisations in the town and surrounding areas.

How to Buy Tickets

Find out how to buy tickets for events at chippingsodburyfestival.com - some can be bought online, others in shops around town.

The committee aims to involve local organisations including the Lions and Rotary Clubs and all denomination of Churches, and to keep ticket prices low, incorporating as many free events as possible.

Chipping Sodbury Festival
Chipping Sodbury Festival

They achieve this with the assistance of the sponsors and the many local companies who are most generous with their donations and to whom the committee are most grateful.

The ever growing list of sponsors is listed on the back of the programme each year – please support them wherever you can.

Festival Day - Dawn to Dusk

Fascinating time-lapse video has been released by local photographer Rich McD.

Chipping Sodbury Festival

The film shows a dawn to dusk day in Chipping Sodbury; the day chosen was the Festival's Carnival Procession day - so keep an eye out for the trucks half way through!

With the camera perched high on the roof of Moda House, you'll see an overview of the town, from the crows in morning, through Bob watering the baskets and street cleaners tidying the street, to the coming and going of the crowds.

Click here to view the video on YouTube.

Rich McD said: "I've wanted to do this for ages, but finding the right day and working out the logistics of mounting the camera and powering it took a while. I must thank Duncan and Jo from the Moda, without whose help this project wouldn't have been possible.

Annoyingly the weather didn't play ball so half way through rain covers the lens and the wind jogs the camera! I'm planning on shooting time-lapse of other events in the town at different times of year to build up a library covering a whole year in the town."

You're very welcome to share the video on your sites and social media.

For any further information please contact Richard McDonough, RichMcD Photography, 07768 033 097 .

The photographs on this page are kindly supplied by Rich McD Photography.

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