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SHAPE Programme

SHAPE Youth Festival 2018

Shape youth festival 2018

Saturday 14 July, 11am – 5pm, at Sandwell Valley Country Park

The SHAPE team has again joined forces with the Albion Foundation to put on the SHAPE Youth Festival and 5K Blind Dave Colour Run at Sandwell Valley on Saturday 14 July and provide a “colour & culture” theme to celebrate the diversity and community of Sandwell.

SHAPE Youth Festival - Saturday 14 July

The SHAPE Youth Festival is at Sandwell Valley on Saturday 14 July - a fantastic free event for Sandwell's young people featuring live music, a climbing wall, graffiti art, a funfair, zorb football, magic, circus tricks and much, much more. We'll also have performances from the acts who competed in the SHAPE Your Talent competition and other local artists.

Come on down to Sandwell Valley between 11am and 5pm to check out what's happening - admission is FREE.

Things to do 

  • Climbing Wall
  • Youth Bus
  • Zorb Football
  • UV Silent Disco
  • Photobooth
  • Graffiti Art
  • Junior Fun Fair
  • Mini Gym
  • Magic and circus tricks
  • Go Play activities for children
  • Mobile Library
  • Inflatable football dartboard
  • Human Football
  • Gladiator Duel
  • Bungee Run
  • Wipeout Sweeper
  • Sandwell Valley are doing an animal petting zoo
  • Sports – Basketball, tennis etc
  • Safer 6 Feature with Police, Fire service and chip pan display, wardens, Black Country Womens Aid
  • Stalls including Krunch, Think Local, Motiv8, Decca, Healthy Sandwell, My Time active, Fostering, Brook
  • Cycling UK featuring Dr Bike - if you need your bike repairing can bring it along on the day and have it checked out) and the Smoothie Bike - make a smoothie with pedal power!


Have you got talent?

We have an open mic session on the stage from 11am – 12pm. We're looking for young people of all ages to perform, first prize is a trophy and £20 gift voucher and second prize is a £10 gift voucher. We still have some spots available for open mic performers - call Will on 07954 404795.

Plus we'll have lots of food and drink caterers also onsite, Indian, Carribbean and jacket potatoes.

On stage through the day

  • 11am - Open mic session
  • 12pm  - Bhangra Smash Band and Spotlight dance group
  • 12.30pm  - Blind Dave Colour Run warm-up
  • 12.45pm - Julia Regis, Blind Dave Heeley and Dave Chall
  • 1pm  - Blind Dave Colour Run
  • 2pm - Emily Badger - SHAPE Your Talent winner
  • 2.15pm - Polish dance group
  • 2.30pm - Bollywood Dancers
  • 2.45pm - George Salter Academy musical theatre
  • 3pm - Sikh Martial Arts - Ghatka
  • 3.15pm - James Wythes - SHAPE Your Talent judge
  • 3.30pm - Shaigo
  • 3.50pm - Filipino dancers
  • 4pm - Izzy - SHAPE Your Talent  winner
  • 4.10pm - Bethany Annimae - SHAPE Your Talent winner
  • 4.20pm - SHAPE tribute featuring various artists

Parking charges will still apply

More infomation on the 5K Blind Dave Colour Run and to register