An evening of dance from around the world

PUBLISHED: 09:01 01 June 2011

THE final confirmed acts have been revealed for the WOMAD music festival at Bristol Zoo next week.

The attraction will host an evening of music, dance and workshops from around the world on June 11, set in its beautiful 12-acre botanical gardens, home to over 400 animal species from across the world.

Visitors to WOMAD at Bristol Zoo will enjoy two stages offering some of the best in world music, as well as children’s workshops, stalls, and entertainment.

Newport-based arts collective, Malarky, will be running gorilla-related crafts and activities for children, and, if that is not enough, visitors can also see a host of different animal species at home in the zoo, as some of the zoo’s animal houses will be kept open late.

The final three acts for WOMAD at Bristol Zoo have now been revealed. They are Biram Seck, Gabby Young and Other Animals;and Alejandro Toledo and The Magic Tombolinos.

The attraction previously announced three other unique acts - Muntu Valdo, of Cameroon, Rua Macmillan, from Scotland and Siyaya, of Zimbabwe.

Advanced tickets, priced £5-20 or £45 for a family, are available via www.bristolzoo.org.uk/womad or on 0117 974 7300.

As well as offering visitors a great evening out, WOMAD at Bristol Zoo will also help raise money for gorilla conservation.


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