The Uckfield Festival Big Day sizzles in the hot sun

Dozens of children from local school took part in a spectacular children’s parade this afternoon as part of the 19th annual Uckfield Festival.

The theme this year was ‘Time’ left Uckfield College and made it way to Luxford Field via the High Street.

There were primary schools from Uckfield and the surrounding villages.

The schools and groups spotted on the Uckfield FM Facetime video:

  • Uckfield Theatre Guild
  • Spiritus
  • Uckfield Performance Ensemble
  • High Hurstwood
  • Bonners School – MAresfield
  • Manor Primary School
  • Harlands School
  • Rocks Park School
  • St Philips School
  • Little Horsted
  • Holy Cross School
  • Buxted School
  • Blackboys School
  • Framfield School
  • Heathfield School

The main performers in the area today were:

Crossfit, The Wind and Sun, Universal Dance, TSM Martial Arts, the band Retro Blue, Spirit Elite, and the Inchoir to end the displays.

At 3pm the World Cup Quarter Finals took place in Russia when Sweden took on ENgland.   A very large screen showing the match in HD was staged in the Weald Hall of the Civic Centre and was attended freely by about 60 expectant supporters.There was great celebration when England won 2-0.  The semi final will take place on Wednesday and it is hoped that this match will be shown live in the Civic Centre.

 

ALL IMAGES by Ron Hill (HillPhotographic)

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