Events

Welcome to the OutdoorArtsUK events page; here you will find festivals, performances, conferences, meetings and gatherings relating to the sector.

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Dancing City

Jun 29, 2019

London’s annual outdoor dance event this year showcases thought-provoking performances across the piazzas, waterfronts and public spaces of Canary Wharf. Experience a sophisticated fusion of dance and oscillating objects, a powerful parkour production revealing experiences of modern day slavery and...

Hebden Bridge Handmade Parade

Jun 30, 2019

The Hebden Bridge Handmade Parade is an annual celebration of funkiness, the art of the handmade and is just a lot of fun! The magic happens in two weeks of workshops, open to anyone who wants to make costumes, parade...

Cratère Surfaces, Alès, France

Jul 02, 2019 - Jul 06, 2019

Twenty years ago was created Crater / Surfaces, the first Street Arts Festival in Languedoc-Roussillon: the artists were staged in the streets or seats offered 360 degrees to all audiences. Alès International Outdoor Festival has gained ground in the Alesian territory and offers...

BE FESTIVAL, Birmingham

Jul 02, 2019 - Jul 06, 2019

BE FESTIVAL turns the notion of conventional theatre upside down. It crosses borders, creative disciplines and blurs the boundary between audience and artist. The festival grew out of a spirit of exchange prevalent in Birmingham’s arts scene in 2010. Inspired by...

Buxton Festival Fringe, Buxton

Jul 03, 2019 - Jul 24, 2019

Buxton Fringe began in 1980 to run concurrently with the world-renowned Buxton Festival, with international opera and high profile literary talks at its core. FRINGE40 in 2019 represents its 40th year with the event lasting three days longer than usual. The Fringe...

Timber Festival, Feanedock

Jul 05, 2019 - Jul 07, 2019

Timber is a joint venture between the National Forest Company and Wild Rumpus, who have come together to create an international festival exploring the transformative impact of forests. THE NATIONAL FOREST … is the UK’s boldest environmentally-led regeneration project: the creation of...

Hat Fair, Winchester

Jul 05, 2019 - Jul 07, 2019

Hat Fair is the UK’s longest continually running festival of Outdoor Arts. The festival takes place every year during the first weekend of July across the historic city of Winchester. There’s something for everyone to enjoy at each year’s festival, and best...

Streets Ahead Picnic in the Park, Manchester

Jul 07, 2019

Streets Ahead returns to Manchester and Platt Fields Lakeside with a delightful afternoon of street theatre, acoustic music and a host of activities for all. Featuring a dazzling, if somewhat eccentric, array of performances including inquisitive but friendly ‘dogs’; superstars of...