Metro Manila · Great British Festival (March 7-9)

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Keep calm and talk with a British accent! From March 7 to 9, 2014, the Great British Festival presents the best of business, fashion, sports, and culture from the United Kingdom at Bonifacio High Street in the Fort.  

The Great British Festival offers serious business as well as serious fun. It features a trade exhibition, business talks, and information booths regarding Britain and United Kingdom visa. 

For those more interested in the fun side of the island, there are a fashion show, sports (rugby and football drills, among others), dance and theatrical performances, as well as a Beatles cover band and many other British-inspired live acts.

At "Cinema at the Park" you can watch the best of British cinema and television, from Harry Potter to Sherlock Holmes.

When & Where

Great British Festival 2014

Open from 1 to 8 pm on Friday (March 7), and from 11 am to 7 pm on Saturday and Sunday (March 8/9).

Bonifacio High Street, Fort Bonifacio

Admission is free.

More information on the Facebook page of the British Embassy: facebook.com/ukinthephilippines

Schedule of the Great British Festival 2014

Friday, March 7

  • Unplugged performance at the Small Stage at 5:00 pm
  • Street theatre from 5:00 pm
  • Opening Celebration at the Main Stage at 7:00 pm
  • British Fashion Show at the Main Stage at 7:20 pm
  • Sherlock Holmes showing at the Cinema at the Park at 7:30 pm
  • Taken by Cars perform at the Main Stage at 8:15 pm
  • DJ Euric British Night at the Main Stage at 9:30 pm

Saturday, March 8

  • Football Drills with the Younghusbands at the Sports Area at 10:00 am
  • Harry Potter: The Philosopher’s Stone showing at the Cinema at the Park at 12:00
  • Street theater from 1:00 pm
  • Wheelchair Basketball at Britain in Miniature at 2:30 pm
  • Notting Hill showing at the Cinema at the Park at 6:30 pm
  • Blue Rascals perform at the Main Stage at 6:30 pm
  • She’s Only Sixteen perform at the Main Stage at 8:30 pm

Sunday, March 9

  • Rugby Drills with the Philippine Volcanoes at the Sports Area at 10:00 am
  • Wallace and Grommit showing at the Cinema at the Park at 12:00
  • Street theater from 1:00 pm
  • British School Manila musical and theatrical performances at the Main Stage at 3:30 pm
  • Prulife UK- Children’s Show at the Small Stage at 3:00 pm
  • Highland Dancer at the Main Stage at 4:45 pm
  • Royal Academy of Dance at the Main Stage at 5:00 pm
  • Closing Ceremony at the Main Stage at 6:00 pm
  • The Bloomfields “The Beatles” perform at the Main Stage at 6:00 pm
  • Robinhood showing at the Cinema at the Park at 6:00 pm

Impressions from Great British Festival

Great British Festival 2014

A little walkthrough of the Great British Festival event.

Great British Festival 2014 II

A part of the program from the Great British Festival.

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