Cultura Festival – July 8, 15, 22 & 29

The place to be every Friday night in July is Mel Lastman Square as Cultura returns for its seventh season.  The festival, which John founded and still oversees is a free celebration of music, dance, food and film.

The show starts at 6 PM with strolling musicians, international street food,  colourful buskers and family activities.  It continues through the evening with a major musical act at 8 PM followed by top buskers and a feature movie in the Square’s amphitheatre at dusk.

Program highlights include:

Friday, July 8 Main stage: Digging Roots Also Catch: The Fire Guy, Baque De Bamba & Silver Elvis Feature Film: Shaun the Sheep

Friday, July 15 Main stage: Kobo Town Also Catch: Scott Jackson, Shak Shak & Bella Magic Feature Film: Brooklyn

Friday, July 22 Main stage: Trad Attack! Also Catch: Nimkii Osawamick, Zuze & the Cultura Milonga Feature Film: The Theory of Everything

Friday, July 29 Main stage: Lemon Bucket Orkestra Also Catch: Greg Tarlin, Theatre Arcturus & Vice Arts Feature Film: The Little Prince

For more information and complete festival line-ups, visit