On 21st June, Make Music Day is coming to Grimsby Minster

Make Music Day is the world’s largest annual music festival with FREE events in more than 800 cities across 120 countries.

As part of the celebrations, the IGNITE team at VANEL will be organising a day of free music at Grimsby Minster between 10am and 3pm on 21st June as part of the revived St. James’ Festival.

The St James’ Festival is a much loved and collaborative arts festival held on and around the feast of St James’ in July. This festival at its roots, is a platform to celebrate local talent in music, performance, art, crafts & making in the region. It will also showcase invited national acclaimed artists and groups.

The festival itself will be held between 21st June and 21st July 2019, with a celebration day on Saturday 13th July 2019. Make Music Day will be the launch day of the festival, taking place on Friday 21st June.

Acts performing on the 21st are Keith Duke who will be performing a Gong Bath, local acapella group The Humber Belles, award winning Piper Andy Park, folk duo Steve and Julie Wigley and Earth Folk, who play and sing music from the Medieval, Renaissance and Baroque era.

Find out more about national Make Music Day here. To find out more about our own event contact the IGNITE team at VANEL: ignite@grimsby.org.uk There is plenty about the event itself on Facebook here: www.facebook.com/makemusicdaygrimsby

Meet some of the performers for the 21st June:

The Humber Belles

Nigel and Teri


Gong Bath from Keith Duke