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Inspirational Women

March 8 2019

We're celebrating International Women's Day with the launch of our new video series 'Inspirational Women in Outdoor Arts'. The first two episodes are released today, featuring the choreographer Jeanefer Jean-Charles talk about working at an Olympic scale and the Director of...

Save the Dates: the GDIF Festival Hub is back

March 7 2019

21-23 Jun The GDIF Festival HUB 2019, presented in association with OutdoorArtsUK, Old Royal Naval College, Greenwich. The GDIF Festival HUB is a meeting point for everybody with a professional interest in outdoor arts; artists, producers, programmers, makers, companies, practitioners and everyone else…...

Fresh Street #3 Galway: Subsidised Bursaries

February 20 2019

Circostrada & Artcena, in partnership with the Irish Street Arts and Spectacle Network, presents the third edition of FRESH STREET, the International Seminar for the Development of Street Arts. OutdoorArtsUK is offering members the chance to apply for subsidised places to attend...

Without Walls 2019 Programme Announced

February 13 2019

Without Walls has announced the 18 pieces of Outdoor Arts work that will create its 2019 Programme! The new touring shows have been selected for their artistic innovation and diversity, with many of the shows addressing contemporary issues in an...

Déda OffSite: 2019 Commissions Announced

February 11 2019

Déda, the creative centre for Dance, Contemporary Circus and Outdoor Work, have announced the five pieces of work supported and seed funded by #OffSite in 2019. They are: Forge Tickertape Parade Are We Nearly There Yet? HandMade Theatre Visonbombing Game Show DJ Psykhomantus Burning Bridges Sneaky&Raptor Jukebox Extended Play  

Mimbre perform at Dior Paris Fashion Show

January 29 2019

OutdoorArtsUK member MIMBRE, the East-London based all-women acrobatic theatre company, was invited by Maria Grazia Chiuri, Creative Director of the Dior women's collections, to participate in the spring-summer 2019 haute couture show at Paris Fashion Show, taking place last week. 18...

Banish the Blues on Blue Monday!

January 21 2019

If #BlueMonday is getting you down... banish those blues with a little light in your life - there are loads of illuminating #OutdoorArts events throughout the coming year... Jan Canary Wharf Winter Lights Jan Light Night Stoke-on-Trent Feb Copenhagen Light Festival ...

Apply for Festival Spoffin

January 17 2019

Apply now for the excellent OFF Programme at Festival Spoffin in the Netherlands. Here's what they have to say... Are you an up-coming outdoor artist? Or experienced but eager to try something new? Professional artists and companies can apply for Spoffin OFF...

Fresh Street #3 Artist Showcase Opportunity

January 16 2019

The ISACS Network, Circostrada, Artcena and Culture Ireland, in partnership with Galway 2020 European Capital of Culture are delighted to launch this open call for performances at FRESH STREET#3 – International Seminar for the Development of Street Arts. Taking place May 22-24, 2019 in Galway, Ireland, FRESH...

2018 Outdoor Arts Highlights

January 7 2019

Our Executive Director, Angus MacKechnie, reflects on some of his most memorable Outdoor Arts moments of the past year... As I was clearing out my folder of leaflets and brochures of 2018 events and shows, ready for the new year to...