With doyennes of dialogue, fools, and dance – this high tech, magnificent venue is where you’ll find a black box, complete with theatre syle seating, which plays host to some of the finest dance, theatre, comedy and music. Diverse and enthralling, we have acts travelling across the world to perform here. Find us in Glebeland. The curtain’s about to go up… make sure you get here in time!
Here’s a behind-the-scenes look at what you can see:
Roy Hutchins Performing Heathcote William’s The Tigers of Wrath, this is tender, provocative and heart-rending … And not for the faint hearted. Dr Ken Farquhar of The University of Easy Access –Explore Gravational Engineering for Beginners. Join him on his investigation of curious physics tricks and scientific stunts. Go on, why not? A little knowledge is a great thing! Jaipur Kawa Brass Band – Bigger, bolder and even brassier than ever, the authentic Rajastanhi gypsies will enchant you with their eleborate rhythms and virtuoso improvisations, as well as the beautifully costumed Gyspy Sapera Kalbelya dancer. The Stephen Frost’s Impro Allstars – They’ve travelled the world – New York, Hong Kong, Estonia. They are here and they want you to shout out, so they can act out and they will always be funny. Always. How do they do it? Why do they do it? Because they love this festival, that’s why! With special guest, Phill Jupitus Rod Laver – world record ping pong juggler…
Demon Barbers with The Lock-in – Radio 2 Best Live Folk Act. The award winning show is not to be missed – a fusion of Hip-Hop, clog, sword and Morris dancing with their counterparts from the worlds of B-boying, popping & krump and live Folk music. Jonathan Kay –Glastonbury legend, ‘The Master Fool’ takes you on a strange journey out of the tent into the beyond blackSKYwhite – Returning from Moscow with their amazing and visually extraordinary new show Omega – always exceptional and now a cult Glastonbury act. Lost Locos –A Latin music comedy explosion of slapstick – they’re going to play wildly, spin and throw their Spanish guitars, and snake their hips to the beat – they’re piping hot in Cuban heels…Dark Kabaret –Featuring Paul Nathan and Bob Hartman – a twisted world full of disturbing deftness, nefarious nerve – be awed and bamboozled A.D. Dance Company – Performing the physically and technically demanding piece And They Have Escaped the company invite their audiences to come on a journey of beauty and madness Taiko Meantime – Striking at the heart of Taiko drumming's magic: this enthralling show combines traditional Japanese rhythms and techniques with eclectic, original compositions
Your comperes for the weekend are: Charmian Hughes, Dave Thompson and Dan Evans