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Race day

Walsall Festival of Sport and Culture

As Walsall hosts Stage 2 of the Women's Tour, we're planning a day of exciting, fun activities and performances to entertain the whole family.

If you are coming to Walsall, a reminder to stay safe and use sensible precautions. If you feel at all unwell, stay at home.

Communities and organisations across the borough are coming together to show visitors the best of Walsall. The events are being staged in three locations:

The Arboretum Fan Zone

From 9.30am to 4.30pm, we have:

  • big screen family movies
  • deck chairs
  • have-a-go bike activities
  • face painting
  • arts and crafts
  • smoothie bike

Walsall Market

From 10.30am to 5.00pm, we have:

  • Walsall Cultural Festival
  • maker fayre
  • the dyno bike
  • have-a-go activities
  • We Are Walsall
  • One Walsall

Gallery Square

From 10.00am to 5.00pm, we have:

  • big screen family movies
  • deck chairs
  • Living Memory project in the New Art Gallery
  • dance
  • live Music
  • theatre games for children
  • the Walsall wishing wall
  • spin bikes
  • bandstand

We've also got roaming performers throughout Walsall town centre and costumed characters, including the Walsall hippo, stilt walkers, roller skaters and the poetry bike.

Download the timetable for events at all locations

Use this map to find your way around:


We'd like to thank all our partners who are helping us stage the day:

The Arboretum

  • Aaina Community Hub & Black Sisters Collective
  • British Cycling
  • Citizens Advice Sandwell & Walsall
  • Green Square Accord - Healthy Years Ahead Project
  • Midland Mencap
  • No Limits to Health CIC
  • One Palfrey Big Local
  • One You Walsall
  • Sustrans
  • The Inspire Group
  • UoW - School of Performance Arts
  • Walsall Arboretum Community Cycle Club WACCC
  • Walsall Bike Project CIC
  • Walsall College
  • WLV Sport
  • Youth Connect

Walsall Market

  • Urban Hax
  • Walsall College
  • the communities of Walsall

Gallery Square

  • Canal and River Trust
  • New Art Gallery
  • Steps to Work
  • University of Wolverhampton Performing Arts
  • Walsall Council Leisure Services
  • WHG

Our Race Day sponsors

Dunton, Goold Estates, Haywards, Walsall FC