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Global Village Rayleigh

Saturday 27 Jul 2024 12:00 PM - 7:00 PM

This Summer the world comes to Rayleigh in this special Global Village event with live music, storytelling, food and dance.

Sing along to the hits of Bob Marley with The Marley Experience. Take part in a mass Ceilidh Jam Up with Folk Dance Remixed. Enjoy live music from the Southend Irish Association Musicians. Be transported to far off places with African storyteller Usifu Jalloh. Relax with Tai Chi and try your hand at origami with Lu Yu. Throw some shapes with Jaymini’s Bollywood Dance. Get moving with the percussive rhythms and Capoeira of BrazilArte.

There will also be food stalls, a licensed bar, arts and crafts activities, and Henna hand painting with Jity Bajaj – something for everyone!

Free, drop-in and open to all.
Families welcome.

  • The main entrance to Global Village is inside the park, near to the Eastwood Road and Websters Way car park entrances
  • Please TRAVEL GREEN if you can – walk, ride, use public or hired transport or lift share where possible
  • Parking is available in Websters Way car park which is free after 1pm on Saturdays
  • Disabled parking spaces are available, please familiarise yourself before you travel at rochford.gov.uk/websters-way-car-park
  • Global Village is a family event for people of all ages and we promote an inclusive and tolerant approach towards people of all backgrounds
  • Please note this is a free event – to make your experience comfortable we are limited in capacity, so please arrive early to avoid the disappointment of not getting in
  • You are welcome to bring a picnic, but soft drinks must be in unbroken sealed containers (strictly no alcohol or glassware)
  • For legal reasons only alcohol served at the licensed bar will be allowed at the event
  • For your safety and the safety of others attending the event, bag searches will be in place by trained security guards
  • Food vendors – Caribbean and Indian food
  • Bar available – selling a range of alcoholic drinks
  • All facilities take card payments
  • Please feel free to bring chairs or blankets for your comfort and prepare for the great British weather – Please bring waterproofs just in case and bring sunscreen if the forecast is looking good
  • Due to the nature of the event most customers sit down and enjoy the event from chairs. Gazebos/tents are not permitted – these are a wind risk and can cause issues with audience members trying to view the stage
  • If you leave the event for a genuine reason, please inform security and they will give you a stamp to re enter. If you do leave without a good reason, you may be required to queue to get back in again
  • In this busy and loud environment, we do not recommend bringing dogs to the event. Trained service and assistance dogs are welcome

Please note: timings may be subject to change on the day due to and unforeseen circumstances

All day activities and stalls

Henna Hand Painting by Jity Bajaj: Beautiful authentic henna artwork
The Foodie Love Hut: Spreading the joy of Caribbean cuisine one bite at a time!
Apna Pind: Bringing you the taste of the Punjabi Village to Rayleigh
Smile Station; Delicious Ice Cream
Barworx: A selection of alcoholic drinks served from the Barworx Airstream bar

12.00
BrazileArte: Exploring the wonders of Brazilian culture through dance, movement, drumming and Capoeira
Origami with Lu Yu: This Master of Chinese Arts introduces us to the joy of Origami in the workshop tent

13.00
Folk Dance Remixed Ceilidh Jam Up: A Chance to Dance! A fresh and quirky collision of traditional dance and Hip Hop
African Djembe: in the workshop Tent

13.45
Jaymini’s Bollywood Dance: Learn to dance inspired by Indian classical dance and Bollywood moves
Tai Chi with Lu Yu: This Master of Chinese Arts teaches us Tai Chi in the workshop tent

14.15
Usifu Jolloh: Be transported to far off places with the storyteller from Sierra Leone, aka The Cowfoot Princ
Origami with Lu Yu: This Master of Chinese Arts introduces us to the joy of Origami in the workshop tent

15.00
Folk Dance Remixed Ceilidh Jam Up: A Chance to Dance! A fresh and quirky collision of traditional dance and Hip Hop
Jaymini’s Bollywood Dance: Learn to dance inspired by Indian classical dance and Bollywood in the workshop tent

16.00
Southend Irish Association Musicians: Playing traditional music and songs from Ireland
African drumming: in the workshop tent

17.00
Finale Jam Session: all artists led by BrazilArte

17.45
The Marley Experience: the UK’s leading Bob Marley tribute band, playing all his classic hits

 

       

Images: BrazilArte at Global Village Chelmsford | People enjoying Folk Dance Remixed’s Ceilidh Jam Up | Lu Yu at Women Assemble 2024 | Usifu Jalloh at Global Village Doddinghurst | The Marley Experience | Jaymini Bedia at Women Assemble 2024


This project is funded by Rochford District Council via the UK government through the UK Shared Prosperity Fund, which aims to improve pride in place and increase life chances across the UK investing in communities and place, supporting local business, and people and skills. For more information, visit www.gov.uk/government

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