Welcome to the OutdoorArtsUK events page; in the current Covid-19 circumstances, we are listing events (both live and online) which we believe are definitely going ahead. Here you will find festivals, performances and community events open to everyone – as well as webinars, training, meetings and gatherings relating to the sector.

If you know of any events that we are missing or if the information has changed, do get in touch:

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Behind Closed Doors (live), Sptialfields

Apr 14, 2021 - Apr 17, 2021

Inspired by choose-your-own-adventure books, this individual outdoor journey takes audiences through a labyrinth of stories accessible via mobile phones: clues will lead to different locations where audiences can hear tales inspired by the lives of a small community. From comic...

‘Legends, Lights & Lullabies’ (live), Sandbach

Apr 17, 2021

This April, the streets of Sandbach will be alight with song and story as SpareParts brings you Legends, Lights and Lullabies. A highlight of the weekend’s activity is Lullaby, by internationally renowned artist, Luke Jerram. Sandbach residents are invited to engage with this...

Brighton Festival

May 01, 2021 - May 31, 2021

The acclaimed British and Ethiopian poet, playwright and broadcaster, Lemn Sissay MBE has launched the Brighton Festival 2021 programme as guest director, with the theme of ‘care’. Following a year of momentous tragedy, disruption and hardship, Lemn’s vision is that the arts and...

The Hull Vigil (live)

May 03, 2021 - May 03, 2022

Hull, the city that keeps watch over itself. On 3 May 2021, a year-long vigil will begin in Hull with the UK premiere of a monumental performance telling the story of a city coming back to life. Every day for a year,...

Norfolk & Norwich Festival

May 17, 2021 - May 30, 2021

Daniel Brine, Artistic Director and Chief Executive of Norfolk & Norwich Festival, has confirmed that the 2021 Festival will take place between 14 – 30 May. Following its cancellation in 2020, and the continuing worldwide pandemic, the 2021 edition of...

Light Night Liverpool (live)

May 21, 2021

LightNight is Liverpool's free one-night arts festival, shining a spotlight on the city and celebrating our world-class cultural offer. Over 100 organisations collaborate annually to create an inspiring trail of events with talks, workshops, performance, music and more. More info: Light...

The Event Production Show (live), Farnborough

May 26, 2021 - May 27, 2021

Dedicated to the live events industry, EPS bring together event professionals from every sector; from concert promoters, festival organisers, production companies, corporate event planners, charities, experiential and marketing agencies, local authorities, government bodies and everything in between and beyond. Visitors can...