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Watford's Big Centenary Celebration


Saturday 4 June 2022

11am to 9pm

Cassiobury Park


As part of Watford Borough Council's Centenary celebrations, a fun-filled day of music and dance will take place starting off in the morning with a Parade through the High Street leading to the bandstand in Cassiobury Park where an afternoon of dance, theatre and spoken word performances will take place.

From 6pm our main stage in Cassiobury will host a variety of music and performances including a very special guest to end the festivities.

There will be food and drink stalls on site along with kids fair rides and stalls where you can win a prize every time.  Bring a picnic and enjoy a day of celebrations in the park.

Walking Through Confetti


11am to 12noon

To start the day's celebrations their will be a Parade through the town centre.

Starting near the Atria entrance at Queen's Road  a group of colourful dancers and performers will make their way up to the event space by the pond stopping along the way for musical interludes.

After a brief stop at the pond they will continue on to Cassiobury Park coinciding with the beginning of the afternoon's performances at the bandstand.

Young Dancers


12 to 5pm

  • Pump House CYT (musical songs – Legally Blonde, Jungle Book, Matilda)

  • Dan Tien (dance numbers and musical songs - Billy Elliott Dance, Dracula Dance, Jungle Book Dance, Beetlejuice – songs, Matilda and a choral version of He Lives In You from The Lion King.)

  • Pump House Clogg Morris

  • Razzmajazz – Trad Jazz band

  • Gospel mania arts

  • Electric Umbrella

  • Watford Speech festival winners monologues

  • Watford Writers – Watford poem

  • Audentior orchestra (mix of classical and classical pop covers)

  • Alex Williams – singer, easy listening songbook style

  • Kathak dancers

  • Rob Russo – musician

  • Afro Caribbean collaboration with Tiata Farodzi

  • Joe Farry – covers band

  • Watford Brass band

  • Beee Creative

  • Victoria Sponge Experience

Festival Fun


6 to 9pm

  • 5pm - Vibe DJ Set

  • Rak-Su 

  • Martin Kaye band 

  • Game of Quidditch

  • Barry from Watford

  • John Bulleid

  • Stephanie McCourt

  • Naughty Boy 

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