A festival for the people

Jean Duff and Sameena Khan show some of their recipes in the Our Community Recipes book which was launched at the event.
Jean Duff and Sameena Khan show some of their recipes in the Our Community Recipes book which was launched at the event.

A rainbow of fun was enjoyed when Brierfield residents celebrated their cultural diversity last Saturday.


Mayor of Pendle, David Whalley, joined residents at the Brierfield and Reedley People’s Festival for a medley of entertainment, from circus skills to a samba band, together with the launch of a community world-themed cookbook.

Vegetable Stu, of Circus Sensible, teaches Maryam Hussain (21 months) some tricks.

Vegetable Stu, of Circus Sensible, teaches Maryam Hussain (21 months) some tricks.

Sisters Begum and Sabah Hussain.

Sisters Begum and Sabah Hussain.

Enjoying the bouncy castle is Florence Hurlstone (2).

Enjoying the bouncy castle is Florence Hurlstone (2).

Pendle Mayor and Mayoress, David and Barbara Whalley, are welcomed by some of the Brierfield Action In The Community team.

Pendle Mayor and Mayoress, David and Barbara Whalley, are welcomed by some of the Brierfield Action In The Community team.