Whirligig! Festival of Outdoor Arts 2021

Festival of Outdoor Arts 2021

10/09/2021

10-12 September

Italian Gardens

Free

This September, Weston-super-Mare will host a weekend festival of outdoor arts as ‘Whirligig’  returns with a jam-packed, bumper package of seaside spectacles taking place from 10 – 12 September.

Presented by Theatre Orchard, the Whirligig Festival – winner of Best UK Small Event in the National Outdoor Events Association Awards 2019 – is back with its biggest line-up yet, and will see the action rolled out across three days in locations in the heart of Weston-super-Mare.

To see which class acts will be joining us, have a look at our latest news

Here’s a low down on What’s on and When:

Friday (Italian Gardens):

6pm: Autin Dance Theatre – Out of the Deep Blue walkabout 

6:30pm: Simple Cypher – Roll Up Roll Up

7pm: Pirates of the Carabina – Pirate Taxi 

8:00pm: Puppets with Guts – The Lips performance

 

Saturday (Italian Gardens and Weston High Street):

Plus Walkabout Wonders and installations throughout the afternoon from Artizani, Gobbledegook, Puppets with Guts, Curious Company and Cat & Mouse Theatre.

11:30am: Etta Ermini Dance Theatre & Van Huynh Co – Glam

11:55am: BinCats Circus – Street Cat Strut 

12:10pm: Ramshacklicious – The Glory Box

12:10pm: James Wilton Dance – iRobot

12:25pm: Stefano di Renzo – Hold On

12:50pm: Motionhouse – Wild

1:35pm: Dizzy O Dare – Falconry Dismay

1:50pm: Autin Dance Theatre – Out of the Deep Blue walkabout

2:10pm: Autin Dance Theatre – Out of the Deep Blue performance

2:40pm: Ramshacklicious – The Glory Box

2:40pm: James Wilton Dance – iRobot

2:55pm: BinCats Circus – Street Cat Strut

3:10pm: Stefano di Renzo – Hold On

3:35pm: Motionhouse – Wild

4:20pm: Etta Ermini Dance Theatre & Van Huynh Co – Glam

4:20pm: James Wilton Dance – iRobot

4:35pm: Dizzy O Dare – Falconry Dismay

4:55pm: Autin Dance Theatre – Out of the Deep Blue walkabout

5:15pm: Autin Dance Theatre – Out of the Deep Blue performance

 

Sunday (Grove Park):

Plus Community Scrapstore North Somerset, Gobbledegook’s Cloudscapes, Cat & Mouse Theatre and Magic by Jayne.

1pm: Emily Brown Dance – Treasure

1:30pm: Acoustic Music – Seb Longhorn

2:15pm: Jack Dean & Company – Hero & Leander or I Love You but Everything’s Under Water

3:15pm: Acoustic Music – Johnny Edgar

4pm: Emily Brown Dance – Treasure

 

Whirligig! won the NOEA Best Small Festival of the Year, 2019

 

 

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