St Leonards Festival 2022

Hold on to your hats because the FREE annual community festival is once again here!

We’re bigger and better than ever with an impressive line up! Come along and visit the Music and Dance zone, Circus Zone, Storytelling Zone and Community Zone for all your entertainment needs! 

In the evening we have performances from Scott Chisholm and The Sexy Legends, vibrant and exhilarating SPARK! and our headliner act Gabbidon! 

 | DAYTIME: 12 pm – 6pm |                                | PARADE: 3PM |                          | EVENING: 7.30 pm – 9.30 pm | 


Please go to the St Leonards Festival Website for more information.

Support local! Come and find out about local community groups, charities and explore our market! 

See the likes of:

– Afri- Co- Lab 
– Band of Brothers
– Booyah Vitality 
– Hastings & Rother Rainbow Alliance
– Hastings & Rye Palestine Solidarity Campaign 
– St Michaels Hospice

See performances from Mad Morris Jack

Plus food from the Plant the Seed and Mama Putts

Music and Dance

MC: Sue Tilley 

12 noon: Drumming Circle
Kay Iris
Cold Hearted
Christchurch School Choir
St Leonards Dance Troupe
Ladies Swing the Blues 
Reshad Rahman
Thomasin Trezise
Silver Swans 
MK Dance
Izzy Withers
Elisha Edwards
AFLO The Poet 
Emmanuel the Magnificent 
Mike Willis & Tom Fryer


MC: Matt Pazaz 

Circus Pazaz 
UK African Acrobats
Xena Flame

Look out for Dolly Delicious and Natalie Gathi while you’re exploring the festival! 


12 pm – 2 pm: Carnival Workshop with Loulou Cousin

Anusha Subramanyam
Flying Buttresses: Pongo 
Richard Storybeard


Fill your night with reggae from the legendary Gabbidon, spectacular drumming from spark and wonderful performances from Scott Chisholm!