Brighton Festival 2017Public booking opens: Fri 24 Feb, 9am

Free Family Fun

Get ready for a weekend of fun and adventures as we take over Easthill Park and East Brighton Park for two packed afternoons of seriously brilliant new performances

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Weekend Without Walls

A day of free arts in the park

The great outdoors beckons. Pack a picnic and head to the park to enjoy an afternoon of inventive performances - all new and completely free. From puppetry and acrobatics to tango and bingo, the local park just got a whole lot more exciting! Your host for the day will be Spymonkey's Petra Massey.

Please note that all times are subject to change.

Corazón a Corazón

12.15pm | Big Stage
Deaf Men Dancing display their unique and compelling dance style, formed by fusing contemporary dance with British Sign Language. 

Bingo Lingo

1pm & 2.45pm | Basketball Stage
Beryl and Cyril hope to make Bingo an official Paralympic sport, so get your eyes down for this cheeky reinvention of this great British tradition. 

Witness This

3.30pm & 4.45pm | Big Stage
Company Chameleon’s powerful and personal piece of dance theatre tells the story of choreographer Kevin Edward Turner following his journey with bipolar.

Theatre for One

12.40pm & 4.30pm
Look inside a lion’s mouth, a space helmet or even a man’s pregnant belly as you interact on a one-to-one basis with a performer from Horse + Bamboo Theatre in association with Lempen Puppet Theatre. 

Orbis 

1.45pm & 2.25pm | Big Stage
This duet from Humanhood  explores the relationship between humankind and the moon, with a 360° surround sound score.

To Me, To You... 

12.40pm & 2pm | Wired Stage
The playful new aerial dance show about finding balance by the critically acclaimed Wired Aerial Theatre is performed on the ground and in the air. 

Happy Feet 

3.50pm | Wired Stage
Join in a dazzling dance-off with the Ragroof Players, starting with a cheeky Charleston and moving and grooving right up to the present moment.

Willy and Wally

Throughout the day | Walkabout performance
Join street artists Cocoloco with an environmental message as they try to keep their sense of humour despite drowning in plastic rubbish.

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Presented in partnership with Without Walls. Bingo Lingo is commissioned by Without Walls, Greenwich+Docklands International Festival and Stockton International Riverside Festival. Developed with support from the Mayor of London’s Liberty Festival. Happy Feet is funded by the National Lottery through the Big Lottery Celebrate Fund. Willy and Wally by Cocoloco is commissioned by Without Walls and Out There International Festival of Circus and Street Arts. Company Chameleon’s Witness This, commissioned by Without Walls, Ageas Salisbury International Arts Festival and Brighton Festival. Corazón a Corazón, Deaf Men Dancing, commissioned by Without Walls, Ageas Salisbury International Arts Festival, Brighton Festival and Greenwich+Docklands International Festival. Theatre for One by Horse and Bamboo Theatre in association with Lempen Puppet Theatre, commissioned by Without Walls and Just So Festival. Orbis is a duet from Humanhood commissioned by Without Walls, Brighton Festival and Norfolk & Norwich Festival, co-commissioned by Dèda Derby and supported by DanceXChange. To me, To you… Wired Aerial Theatre, commissioned by Without Walls and Brighton Festival.

Year
2017
When
Sat 13 May, 12pm – 5pm
Tickets
FREE