Posts Tagged ‘Festival’

Sentinel

I’m fascinated by how visuals and music can combine to tell a story. Not a gig with video, not gig-theatre (eg Klanghaus) but a production that sets out to place the video, the message and the music on an equal footing.  Sentinel at Sale Waterside, part of the Manchester Science Festival, weaves music and video… Continue Reading →

Aurillac Festival International de Théâtre de Rue

I guess you could consider this as a ‘holiday’ post, but really I thought the concept of the Festival International de Théâtre de Rue at Aurillac in Central France was relevant to what is happening in theatre everywhere at the moment.  There’s something about Street Theatre that makes it fascinating to watch.  Perhaps it’s the… Continue Reading →

Queer Contact Festival 2017

From 10 to 18 February, Queer Contact Festival returns to Manchester.  2017 marks both the 60th anniversary of the Wolfenden Report, and the 50th anniversary of the decriminalisation of homosexuality.  All this against a political backdrop that threatens to challenge the inclusiveness and tolerance of recent years. The Festival boasts an impressive line up. Le… Continue Reading →

The Switchover

The Switchover (21-22 May) is brought to Chorlton Arts Festival (20-29 May) by the Larks, who ‘combine the spectacle of theatre with the agency of play. Our work sees unexpected blends of gaming, interactivity and the theatrical.’  This event covers eight Metrolink stations around Chorlton/St Werburgh’s Road.  Charlie has given her boss the wrong envelope, and our… Continue Reading →