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Yaxley Festival

ARTS

SPORTS

EDUCATION

HERITAGE

COMMUNITY

National LotteryAs irreverent as it is inspirational, the endearingly eclectic Yaxley Festival returns in 2023 from the 12th to the 14th of May. This massive FREE party is one of the UK’s most exciting goodwill-powered family entertainment events and it just keeps getting bigger.

Truly an event that defies categorisation, the madcap mashup of culture, community, heritage and sports lures tens of thousands of visitors for an unforgettable weekend in the green heart of one the UK’s biggest villages. Powered 100% by volunteers and created by the community, YaxFest punches way above its weight.

Positioned at the place where music festival meets community event, families are treated to a spectacle that embraces people of all ages and attracts visitors from across Greater Peterborough and beyond. Join us once again in 2023 as we serve up a delectable feast of oddball entertainment. Want to get involved or offer support? Click here to get in touch with our team.

2022 Event Schedule

Just some of the attractions at this year’s Yaxley Festival:

Festival Hours

Friday 13th May
4pm – 11pm
Saturday 14th May
Midday – 11pm
Sunday 15th May
Midday – 8pm (last entry 6pm)

Parade

Saturday 14th May
11am
Departing from the old Lancaster Club on Main Street. Opening ceremony to follow on the Sally Rimes Stage on the event field at midday.

Live Art Zone

Presented by KORPFEST and Street Arts Hire

Saturday 14th – 15th May
10am – 4pm

Charity Football

Sunday 15th May
2pm – 4pm
Team Sementa vs Boxing Futures

Car Show

Sunday 15th May
10am – 4pm
William de Yaxley CofE Academy

Fun Dog Show

Saturday 14th May
2pm – 5pm

Thank you to our 2022 sponsors!

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Jack-in-the-Green

Are you curious about Yaxley’s peculiar walking tree and its company of attendants?

LIVE MUSIC

FOOD & DRINK

FAIRGROUND

CAR SHOW

FREE ENTRY

The Yaxley Festival is a great example of the good work that has been done as well as demonstrating how effective the Yaxley Partnership has been in bringing people together

Huntingdonshire Community Safety Partnership
2018/2019 Q3 Strategic Assessment Yaxley
Cambridgeshire County Council