— 24 June 2017
Carnival Presents………..’Back in’t Day”, an Armed Forces celebration.
- 28 Domine Lane,
Using art installations and themed nostalgic settings we want to create a street party in the centre of Rotherham. We hope to bring a sense of pride back to the town whilst remembering and paying tribute to those that have and continue to protect our country.
Working with visual artists, musicians and actors we hope to look back to the 1940’s. In particular 1945 when street celebrations took place marking the end of the war. Street parties made huge impressions on communities, allowing people to get to know each other and create a sense of identity with the people they live with.
We will run engaging workshops and participatory activities in which the public can join in. Playing old war time games and other nostalgic past times we hope to create a step back in time whilst fostering relationships of the future here in Rotherham.
A street party set up will allow for over 100 guests to join in. We want to create the set up with carnival inspired street decor including giant puppets, oversized bunting , including music and entertainment from the times of the 1940’s. A nostalgic celebration giving the people of Rotherham a chance to come together, pay tribute, acknowledge, remember and celebrate Armed Forces Day.