water skiing climbing archery fishing enamelling painting encoustic art dog agility African drumming circus skills signing judo dancing DJing karaoke zip-wire speed boat wheelchair basketball live bands talent show fancy dress discos Maldon Brightlingsea ten pin bowling swimming
* activities supplied dependant on date.
Starting in 1981 – Britain’s ‘Year of the Disabled’ – the Mersea Island Festival brings together young people and adults with or without a physical or learning disability. The Festival provides an opportunity to try out new activities, make new friends and have loads of fun!!! You can read more about the festival by clicking here and you can find videos of our past festivals here.
Event date: 21st Aug 2016
Check out the new MIF video with comments from our campers about their great time at Festival and the voice of a Radio 1 DJ!
Event date: 12th Aug 2016
A fun event of music from a variety of local musicans of all styles to raise money for the Mersea Island Festival 2016.
For each Festival we need a team of volunteer staff, aged 16+, to help us deliver the programme and make sure the campers have a great time.
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