The annual ‘FESTOMANE’ – the Stroud Festival of Manufacturing and Engineering has been taking place this week. FESTOMANE was opened on Monday, 24th November 2014, by His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales he was escorted by the Stroud MP Neil Carmichael who has been the driving force behind the festival.
Above: Matthew Claridge (Aftermarket Supervisor) and Phillipa Roberts (HR Assistant)
FESTOMANE aims to bring together young people and schools with businesses and opportunities. It is an opportunity for key local businesses and organisations to promote their companies, particularly in an area where 24% of the population are employed either in engineering or manufacturing.
Throughout the week there has been a number of free events open to a wide cross section of the community for more information follow www.festomane.co.uk
Photo supplied by Chris Sollars Photography