Past Event

A Weekend Without Walls

5 Feb 2015

Bring your friends and family and head outdoors for a free afternoon of inventive performances with lots for your littlies.

Get on your bike and help to pedal-power a show, to send Sam on a musical adventure in Bicycle Boy by Helen Eastman Production. You can also ride an artist-built cycle-powered carousel in The Bewonderment Machine by A Bird In The Hand Theatre, a magical journey for small children.

Contemporary, parkour and street dance blend in dynamic solo Wired by Flex Dance Company - for the young and young at heart. And experience a touching portrayal of friendship in Dedicated to... by Candoco Dance Company, a new duet revealing the extraordinary power of life-long bonds.

In a homemade, water spurting, flaming and smoking apocalyptic microclimate, dance to the raucous sound of The Band at the End of the World! by Ramshacklicious (Sat 26 May only) - we bet you’ve never experienced anything like it!

If that’s not enough, come and play in The Playgound of Illusions by Travelling Light Circus; enjoy captivating storytelling with Look Up by Hikapee; or join Rosie Kay Dance Company to channel your inner Bruce Lee and train to be a Modern Warrior (Sun 27 May only).

Find out more about what's on in our blog post

Brighton Festival is part of Without Walls, the UK’s largest commissioner of outdoor arts shows, taking inspiring new work to audiences all over the country and beyond. Find out more: withoutwalls.uk.com

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