Every year, for the last three years, thousands of people have visited the Heart of the Forest Festival in Measham. Mantle Arts have been involved since the very first festival and have been delighted with the response from the local community. The event is run by The Heart of The Forest Festival Committee, alongside a range of local partners. This year, it took place on Saturday 27th June and attracted 8,000 people. Mantle were involved in helping local children to create artistic features for the Parade, which travels through the village before arriving on the festival grounds at Measham Leisure Centre.
Mantle Arts will be working in partnership with local schools this Autumn, to create visual arts features for Coalville's very own Miners Gala Parade. Taking place on Saturday 12th September, this parade is being run by Snibston Discovery Museum as part of their Miners Gala. The Gala will run from 10am-5pm and the Parade will begin at 10.30am, starting from Memorial Square.
Coalville Comes Alive was a festival was programmed by a group of local young people, as part of 'Find Your Talent', and managed by Mantle Arts. It took place on Saturday 30th May, 10am-3pm, at Belvoir Shopping Centre, Coalville.