Circus & Dance

Listings for all events in Circus at all venues on all dates

Saturday 28th May 2016

Green Park Station

Price: Free
Start time: 17:00

Urban Playground

Steam

full professional show

The Urban Playground Team are the original performance-parkour company, combining urban & contemporary dance with authentic French Free-Running, and include co-creator of Parkour Malik Diouf.
A group of urban explorers discover the skeletal remains of a machine that changed the world. Ands embark on a whistle stop tour through silent movies, the Wild West, James Bond, WWI and a dark future …
Try out your own skills after the show!

Extra info: The event begins at 5pm but there will be music and other performance during the evening so don't worry if - like the train - you may be running late.

More info and booking...

Sunday 29th May 2016

Burdall's Yard

Price: £8 / £6
Start time: 20:00

Bianca Bertalot in

Cinco Coisas

“A solo show that fuses psychology and clowning.
Cinco Coisas is inspired by the five basic developmental needs
of a child – Place, Nurturing, Support, Protection and Limitation. Through dance, play, clowning and improvisation it proposes to lead the audience on a purely human experience.”
More info and booking...

Monday 30th May 2016

Burdall's Yard

Price: £8 / £6
Start time: 14:00

Bianca Bertalot in

Cinco Coisas

“A solo show that fuses psychology and clowning.
Cinco Coisas is inspired by the five basic developmental needs
of a child – Place, Nurturing, Support, Protection and Limitation. Through dance, play, clowning and improvisation it proposes to lead the audience on a purely human experience.”
More info and booking...

Wednesday 1st June 2016

Green Park Station

Price: Free
Start time: 17:00

Urban Playground & Friends

Steam Local Line

The Community Show

See Saturday 28th for details of the main show: but this version is extended by the addition of performers from the community (especially along the line of the old Somerset & Dorset Railway which started here in Green Park Station) who have been working with either the Urban Playground Team or Bath's own Natural Theatre.

Extra info: The event begins at 5pm but there will be music and other performance during the evening so don't worry if - like the train - you may be running late.

More info and booking...

Saturday 4th June 2016

Various venues

Price: Free
Start time: 12:00

Streats Ltd. & Bath Fringe

Bedlam Fair

The Fringe's Street Arts weekend is returning to the city centre on Saturday afternoon and then heads to Green Park Station to continue our railway theme. On Sunday we'll be dodging between the building works and confused traffic in SawClose and Kingsmead Square. More info and booking...

Green Park Station

Price: Free
Start time: 15:00

Streats Ltd. & Bath Fringe

Bedlam Fair

The Fringe's Street Arts weekend is returning to the city centre on Saturday afternoon and then heads to Green Park Station to continue our railway theme. On Sunday we'll be dodging between the building works and confused traffic in SawClose and Kingsmead Square. More info and booking...

Sunday 5th June 2016

Sawclose & Kingsmead Square

Price: Free
Start time: 12:30

Streats Ltd. & Bath Fringe

Bedlam Fair

The Fringe's Street Arts weekend is returning to the city centre on Saturday afternoon and then heads to Green Park Station to continue our railway theme. On Sunday we'll be dodging between the building works and confused traffic in SawClose and Kingsmead Square. More info and booking...

Saturday 11th June 2016

The Bell - Love Lounge (Back bar)

Price: Free
Start time: 16:00

The Oxymoron

The Oxymoron

The Oxymoron on line alternative comedy club live!

The Oxymoron on line alternative comedy club, found as a group on Facebook. Emerges from cyberspace to present a live comedy show, featuring members of the club and guests.
This show will be streamed live via The Bell,Bath UK. Donation on the door
The word on the street (or, rather, the pub garden) is that there are still some slots but they're filling up fast! More info and booking...

Sunday 12th June 2016

Bath Aqua Theatre of Glass

Price: £4
Start time: 14:30
Doors open: 14:00

Bath Aqua Glass presents

Obsidian Strikes Back!

Madness in its purest form

Return to the world of Obsidian. Journey through the depths of creativity and insanity to arrive in a place where logic has no power.
This family friendly show combines music, glass blowing and spoken word in a string of acts that will leave you speechless.
All profits go to charity.

Extra info: Wheelchair access

More info and booking...

Friday 26th May 2017

The Ale House - Upstairs

Price: £10
Start time: 20:00
Doors open: 19:30

Krowd Keepers Magic Theatre

Krowd Keepers is a weekly magic theatre in Bath presenting some of the top magicians in the world. No Rabbits, Cheese or Top Hats; instead quality magic which engages, astonishes and entertains diverse audiences with great participation. Comedy and magic mixed together at its best.

Extra info: Suggested age limit 10 +

More info and booking...

Saturday 27th May 2017

The Ale House - Upstairs

Price: £10
Start time: 20:00
Doors open: 19:30

Krowd Keepers Magic Theatre

Krowd Keepers is a weekly magic theatre in Bath presenting some of the top magicians in the world. No Rabbits, Cheese or Top Hats; instead quality magic which engages, astonishes and entertains diverse audiences with great participation. Comedy and magic mixed together at its best.

Extra info: Suggested age limit 10+

More info and booking...

Friday 2nd June 2017

The Ale House - Upstairs

Price: £10
Start time: 20:00
Doors open: 19:30

Krowd Keepers Magic Theatre

Krowd Keepers is a weekly magic theatre in Bath presenting some of the top magicians in the world. No Rabbits, Cheese or Top Hats; instead quality magic which engages, astonishes and entertains diverse audiences with great participation. Comedy and magic mixed together at its best. More info and booking...

Saturday 3rd June 2017

Kingston Parade

Price: Free
Start time: 12:00

Inverted - Box

Somewhere between dance, gymnastics, acrobatics and hand balancing lies Inverted. Expect a world turned upside down. Part of the New Work Works Scheme More info and booking...

Kingston Parade

Price: Free
Start time: 12:30

Bedlam Fair - The Saturday

Bath Fringe's Street Performance weekend kicks off with the Saturday crowds and a selection of experienced and emerging street performance artists tacking the city centre. This year's event has received a Lottery grant from Arts Council England to ensure that we successfully support the new artists and guarantee the quality of our headline acts.
To see Saturday's acts, click here
Full details download our PDF programme here:
www.bathfringe.co.uk/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/Bedlam-Fair-2017-v-10.pdf More info and booking...

Kingston Parade

Price: Free
Start time: 12:30

ELA

ELA are Elle Kate Edwards and Alise Piebalga, accomplished circus performers, moving away from touring with nofitstate and into working on the street and in outdoor environments. Part of the New Work Works Scheme More info and booking...

Kingston Parade

Price: Free
Start time: 12:30

Avanti Display: Full Circle

Buckets full of mayhem and erm..yes, water..from one of the UK’s finest and longest established street theatre companies, premièring their new show here with us!! More info and booking...

Green Park Station

Price: Free
Start time: 20:00

Avanti Display: Full Circle

Buckets full of mayhem and erm..yes, water..from one of the UK’s finest and longest established street theatre companies, premièring their new show here with us!! More info and booking...

Green Park Station

Price: Free
Start time: 20:00

Inverted - Box

Somewhere between dance, gymnastics, acrobatics and hand balancing lies Inverted. Expect a world turned upside down. Part of the New Work Works Scheme More info and booking...

Green Park Station

Price: Free
Start time: 20:00
Doors open: 19:00

Street Performers' Party

Bedlam Fair - The Night Out

The Rajasthan Heritage Brass Band, Avanti Display, and more...

After a busy day on the streets of Bath what we all need is a bit of a party to recharge the batteries for tomorrow. Highlight shows from some of this afternoon's key performers, a work-in-progress from the legendary Avanti, Indian Brass madness from the very watchable (and still more danceable) Rajasthan Heritage crew, then on into the night with Indian-into-Worldbeat DJ Desi Heights inside the Brasserie.
To see all the acts, click here
Full details download here:
www.bathfringe.co.uk/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/Bedlam-Fair-2017-v-10.pdf

Extra info: till late

More info and booking...

The Ale House - Upstairs

Price: £10
Start time: 20:00
Doors open: 19:30

Krowd Keepers Magic Theatre

Krowd Keepers is a weekly magic theatre in Bath presenting some of the top magicians in the world. No Rabbits, Cheese or Top Hats; instead quality magic which engages, astonishes and entertains diverse audiences with great participation. Comedy and magic mixed together at its best.

Extra info: Suggested Age Limit 10+

More info and booking...

Sunday 4th June 2017

Sawclose & Kingsmead Square

Price: Free
Start time: 12:00

Bedlam Fair - The Sunday

It’s the street theatre event of the year with dozens of performers from the emerging new ideas through to renowned companies at the top of their game, spilling around the streets in and around Kingsmead Square & Saw Close (roadways closed for the afternoon, no parking).
See all of Sunday's acts here
Click here for Sunday's running order (timings are a guide and are subject to change)
The event is free but please put money ‘in the hat’ if the performer is using one.
Full details download PDF programme here:
www.bathfringe.co.uk/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/Bedlam-Fair-2017-v-10.pdf More info and booking...

Sawclose & Kingsmead Square

Price: Free
Start time: 12:00

Inverted - Box

Somewhere between dance, gymnastics, acrobatics and hand balancing lies Inverted. Expect a world turned upside down. Part of the New Work Works Scheme More info and booking...

Sawclose & Kingsmead Square

Price: Free
Start time: 12:00

Bongo Bolero - Fat Cat

Back by popular demand, the Fat Cat returns...

Slapstick buffoonery from Sir Felix and Mousey taking on the world of international money makers in a larger than life kinda way
More info and booking...

Sawclose & Kingsmead Square

Price: Free
Start time: 12:30

ELA

ELA are Elle Kate Edwards and Alise Piebalga, accomplished circus performers, moving away from touring with nofitstate and into working on the street and in outdoor environments. Part of the New Work Works Scheme More info and booking...

Sawclose & Kingsmead Square

Price: Free
Start time: 12:30

Avanti Display: Full Circle

Buckets full of mayhem and erm..yes, water..from one of the UK’s finest and longest established street theatre companies, premièring their new show here with us!! More info and booking...

Friday 9th June 2017

The Ale House - Upstairs

Price: £10
Start time: 20:00
Doors open: 19:30

Krowd Keepers Magic Theatre

Krowd Keepers is a weekly magic theatre in Bath presenting some of the top magicians in the world. No Rabbits, Cheese or Top Hats; instead quality magic which engages, astonishes and entertains diverse audiences with great participation. Comedy and magic mixed together at its best. More info and booking...

Saturday 10th June 2017

The Ale House - Upstairs

Price: £10
Start time: 20:00
Doors open: 19:30

Krowd Keepers Magic Theatre

Krowd Keepers is a weekly magic theatre in Bath presenting some of the top magicians in the world. No Rabbits, Cheese or Top Hats; instead quality magic which engages, astonishes and entertains diverse audiences with great participation. Comedy and magic mixed together at its best.

Extra info: Suggested Age Limit 10+

More info and booking...

Friday 25th May 2018

Various venues

Price: Free
Start time: 18:00

Bath Fringe Opening Night

Circomedia walkabouts

On Friday 25th May the Circomedia students burst out of their studios and onto the streets, in a chaotic and frolic filled evening of walkabout performance. Prepare to see the world differently as this talented group of thirty international circus performers roam the streets of Bath in search of an audience. This isn’t your normal Friday night out. More info and booking...

Saturday 2nd June 2018

Bedlam Fair in Radstock

Price: Free
Start time: 11:00

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Bedlam Saturday in Radstock

Bath's big outdoor performance day features Bash St. Theatre, DotComedy, and many many more - including our New Work Works performers and the main performance of this year's Outside! NOW!! project - all in Radstock for the day.
More info and booking...

Radstock town centre

Price: Free
Start time: 12:00

Bedlam Saturday in Somer Valley

Somer Valley Arts Family Day

featuring Outside! NOW!! More info and booking...

Sorry, this event is cancelled

The Mission Theatre - Main Auditorium

Price: Children £5 / Adults £10
Start time: 14:00

NOSThree presents

Friendly Ever After

with Maria de Jesus Rocha and Bianca Bertalot

A lovely story of two young clowns trying to find true friendship. When fate unites them, they realise that cultivating a new friendship is not an easy job. They discover together the beauty of friendship and the need to respect, help and understand one's friend. More info and booking...

Bedlam Fair in Radstock

Price: Free
Start time: 14:20

DotComedy

The Chain

Somer Valley Arts Family Day

The Chain is a random sequence of slapstick blunders that develops into a comic disaster – with hilarious results that catch the audience by surprise.

More info and booking...

Bedlam Fair in Radstock

Price: Free
Start time: 14:30

Bash Street Theatre

Bellevue Hotel

It’s the 1950’s and Elsie Lovejoy runs a dilapidated, theatrical boarding house in a seaside town. When a local gangster tries to buy her out her theatrical guests rally round to save the day using their considerable talents. More info and booking...

Sorry, this event is cancelled

The Mission Theatre - Main Auditorium

Price: Children £5 / Adults £10
Start time: 16:00

NOSThree presents

Friendly Ever After

with Maria de Jesus Rocha and Bianca Bertalot

A lovely story of two young clowns trying to find true friendship. When fate unites them, they realise that cultivating a new friendship is not an easy job. They discover together the beauty of friendship and the need to respect, help and understand one's friend. More info and booking...

Sunday 3rd June 2018

Bedlam Fair: Bath Street

Price: Free
Start time: 12:30

Akro Kraks

Boy meets boy or girl? Clown and fool followed by Akro brilliance and a tantalizing striptease for all the family (yes, it is surprising!). Contortion and juggling follow in a bizarre combination of absurdity and audience participation. Everything is rounded off with a breath taking performance of Acrobatic skill leaving the public with their jaw on the floor and their hands clapping. More info and booking...

Bedlam Fair: Saw Close

Price: Free
Start time: 14:00

Whalley Range Allstars

Ye Gods

Three performers tower a miniature town and bring it to life…. Church bells ring out, a factory grinds into action, there’s a boozy sing-along in the pub and the local dog’s home can’t stop its inmates barking at the church bells.
By the time these three have finished the entire tiny town is humming with noise and life. And life goes on…Until the storm comes….
More info and booking...

Bedlam Fair: Kingsmead Square

Price: Free
Start time: 14:45

Akro Kraks

Boy meets boy or girl? Clown and fool followed by Akro brilliance and a tantalizing striptease for all the family (yes, it is surprising!). Contortion and juggling follow in a bizarre combination of absurdity and audience participation. Everything is rounded off with a breath taking performance of Acrobatic skill leaving the public with their jaw on the floor and their hands clapping. More info and booking...

Bedlam Fair: Bath Street

Price: Free
Start time: 15:30

Bash Street Theatre

Bellevue Hotel

It’s the 1950’s and Elsie Lovejoy runs a dilapidated, theatrical boarding house in a seaside town. When a local gangster tries to buy her out her theatrical guests rally round to save the day using their considerable talents. More info and booking...

Sorry, this event is cancelled

The Mission Theatre - Main Auditorium

Price: Children £5 / Adults £10
Start time: 16:00

NOSThree presents

Friendly Ever After

with Maria de Jesus Rocha and Bianca Bertalot

A lovely story of two young clowns trying to find true friendship. When fate unites them, they realise that cultivating a new friendship is not an easy job. They discover together the beauty of friendship and the need to respect, help and understand one's friend. More info and booking...

Bedlam Fair: Saw Close

Price: Free
Start time: 17:15

Whalley Range Allstars

Ye Gods

Three performers tower a miniature town and bring it to life…. Church bells ring out, a factory grinds into action, there’s a boozy sing-along in the pub and the local dog’s home can’t stop its inmates barking at the church bells.
By the time these three have finished the entire tiny town is humming with noise and life. And life goes on…Until the storm comes….
More info and booking...

Green Park Station

Price: Free
Start time: 19:30

Bedlam Cabaret

featuring The Hot Potato Syncopators

In for the evening in our favourite covered open air space, Bedlam Cabaret features faces from the afternoon on the street, plus some extra stunning up & coming artists from the region, all rounded off by a show from the West's most stylish street band.
Full bill to be confirmed on the Bedlam leaflet and website nearer the time. More info and booking...

Friday 31st May 2019

Komedia

Price: £20.00 / £13.00 concs, Students (Balcony): £9.00, Meal Deal: £30.50, Meal Deal Plus: £41.00
Start time: 20:00
Doors open: 18:30

The Ministry Of Burlesque: Cabaret

Fusing the wild, weird and witty traditions of circus, cabaret and burlesque, The Ministry of Burlesque’s Cabaret unfolds as a bold and daring, ever evolving new-variety experience. Enjoy a myriad of musical comedy masters, provocative prima donnas, enigmatic exotic dancers and astonishing feats of human grace – all balanced on a contemporary knife edge. 18+ More info and booking...

Saturday 1st June 2019

SouthGate

Price: Free
Start time: 13:00

Bedlam Fair

The Masqueing Band

Two old men with a sea chest, two sheep, and some cunning disguises. Add a violin, whistles, banjo, some teeny-weeny bits of juggling and some of those catchy olde tyme tunes, and you have a curious street performance, full of wonder, laughter and maybe something quite strange… More info and booking...

Brunel Square

Price: Free
Start time: 13:00

Bedlam Fair

Circle of Two

The Chimney Sweeps: A Family Business

Bringing back the charms of the Victorian era in a silent show with an original score, dazzling acrobatics, juggling, humour and a full load of charm.

More info and booking...

Brunel Square

Price: Free
Start time: 13:30

Bedlam Fair

Acrolokos

Take a cup of acrobatics, combines it with a teaspoon of silliness, then a barrelful of antics. Watch as they frantically search for the meaning of love and fame, only to find it in the most unexpected of places. More info and booking...

Brunel Square

Price: Free
Start time: 14:00

Bedlam Fair

Jon Hicks

Kickmouse

Gently eccentric, earnestly funny, unspoken, physical & prop based comedy.
Games, challenges, illusions, dancing, magic, contraptions, audience participation
& an obsession with eggs.

More info and booking...

Brunel Square

Price: Free
Start time: 14:30

Bedlam Fair

Bongo Bolero

Dick Danger - Dad Dancer

Witness the worlds loudest juggling routine and marvel as Dick Danger attempts to ascend the chair stack of insanity to balance on his hands high above the ground. More info and booking...

Brunel Square

Price: Free
Start time: 15:00

Bedlam Fair

John Teasdale

Raw entertainment from the gravity of the situation – a street juggling show to provide laughter and amazement in all who pass by More info and booking...

SouthGate

Price: Free
Start time: 15:00

Bedlam Fair

The Masqueing Band

Two old men with a sea chest, two sheep, and some cunning disguises. Add a violin, whistles, banjo, some teeny-weeny bits of juggling and some of those catchy olde tyme tunes, and you have a curious street performance, full of wonder, laughter and maybe something quite strange… More info and booking...

SouthGate

Price: Free
Start time: 15:30

Bedlam Fair

Reeny Roo Raz

Noisy Hoops

With a wooden board, a rug, Irish dancing shoes, and some hula hoops, Darine has a bit of a puzzle to work out ... a heel-stomping, toe-tapping, hoop-spinning, hand-clapping finale is her mission, and she needs your help! More info and booking...

Brunel Square

Price: Free
Start time: 16:00

Bedlam Fair

Circle of Two

The Chimney Sweeps: A Family Business

Bringing back the charms of the Victorian era in a silent show with an original score, dazzling acrobatics, juggling, humour and a full load of charm.

More info and booking...

SouthGate

Price: Free
Start time: 16:00

Bedlam Fair

Jon Hicks

Kickmouse

Gently eccentric, earnestly funny, unspoken, physical & prop based comedy.
Games, challenges, illusions, dancing, magic, contraptions, audience participation
& an obsession with eggs.

More info and booking...

Brunel Square

Price: Free
Start time: 16:30

Bedlam Fair

Bongo Bolero

Dick Danger - Dad Dancer

Witness the worlds loudest juggling routine and marvel as Dick Danger attempts to ascend the chair stack of insanity to balance on his hands high above the ground. More info and booking...

Sunday 2nd June 2019

Saw Close

Price: Free
Start time: 12:00

Bedlam Fair

Safetycatch Theatre

Doctor! Doctor!!

An Ambulance. A Medical Team. A Farcical Epic – Mid Epidemic. The satirical slapstick medical roadshow – part DIY surgery demonstration gone wrong, part old time travelling medicine show. A farcical love triangle in a clapped out ambulance in the middle of an epidemic. This accidental emergency medical team is the front line of the NHS, forming SOS Squad – in an effort to stop the spread of the infection they are calling The Malady. Symptoms are many and varied. You are probably contaminated. Do not be alarmed. Possibly the last Doctor, Nurse and
Paramedic left standing desperately trying to treat the waiting room full of audience before it’s too late. SOS Squad are here to help.


More info and booking...

Kingsmead Square

Price: Free
Start time: 12:30

Bedlam Fair

Street to the Point

We're pleased to welcome our regular visitors from Eastleigh’s The Point Youth Theatre Group, who are bringing four new pieces of street theatre to Bedlam Sunday:

The Experts, The Band, Fab News and Woodland Wisdom.

Extra info: This is a roaming performance.

More info and booking...

Saw Close

Price: Free
Start time: 12:30

Bedlam Fair

The Masqueing Band

Two old men with a sea chest, two sheep, and some cunning disguises. Add a violin, whistles, banjo, some teeny-weeny bits of juggling and some of those catchy olde tyme tunes, and you have a curious street performance, full of wonder, laughter and maybe something quite strange…

Extra info: This is a roaming performance.

More info and booking...

Stall Street / Bath Street

Price: Free
Start time: 13:00

Bedlam Fair

Circle of Two

The Chimney Sweeps: A Family Business

Bringing back the charms of the Victorian era in a silent show with an original score, dazzling acrobatics, juggling, humour and a full load of charm.

More info and booking...

Saw Close

Price: Free
Start time: 13:30

Bedlam Fair

John Teasdale

Raw entertainment from the gravity of the situation – a street juggling show to provide laughter and amazement in all who pass by More info and booking...

Stall Street / Bath Street

Price: Free
Start time: 13:30

Bedlam Fair

Jon Hicks

Kickmouse

Gently eccentric, earnestly funny, unspoken, physical & prop based comedy.
Games, challenges, illusions, dancing, magic, contraptions, audience participation
& an obsession with eggs.

More info and booking...

Saw Close

Price: Free
Start time: 14:00

Bedlam Fair

Acrolokos

Take a cup of acrobatics, combines it with a teaspoon of silliness, then a barrelful of antics. Watch as they frantically search for the meaning of love and fame, only to find it in the most unexpected of places. More info and booking...

Kingsmead Square

Price: Free
Start time: 14:00

Bedlam Fair

Street to the Point

We're pleased to welcome our regular visitors from Eastleigh’s The Point Youth Theatre Group, who are bringing four new pieces of street theatre to Bedlam Sunday:

The Experts, The Band, Fab News and Woodland Wisdom.
More info and booking...

Stall Street / Bath Street

Price: Free
Start time: 14:00

Bedlam Fair

Tangled Feet

That Parking Show

There are three certainties in life: death, taxes and people getting angry about parking spaces. But what really fuels the road rage? Come and witness a hilarious, acrobatic and absurdist mix of parking row meets full-blown war.
More info and booking...

Stall Street / Bath Street

Price: Free
Start time: 14:30

Bedlam Fair

John Teasdale

Raw entertainment from the gravity of the situation – a street juggling show to provide laughter and amazement in all who pass by More info and booking...

Saw Close

Price: Free
Start time: 14:30

Bedlam Fair

Mimbre

Lifted

Lifted is a collection of funny, poetic and surprising moments, which explore in different ways what it means when one body is carried by another. Or when one person carries two people. Or when a person doesn’t want to be carried. Or when three people find the perfect balance. More info and booking...

Kingsmead Square

Price: Free
Start time: 14:30

Bedlam Fair

Reeny Roo Raz

Noisy Hoops

With a wooden board, a rug, Irish dancing shoes, and some hula hoops, Darine has a bit of a puzzle to work out ... a heel-stomping, toe-tapping, hoop-spinning, hand-clapping finale is her mission, and she needs your help! More info and booking...

Stall Street / Bath Street

Price: Free
Start time: 15:00

Bedlam Fair

Street to the Point

We're pleased to welcome our regular visitors from Eastleigh’s The Point Youth Theatre Group, who are bringing four new pieces of street theatre to Bedlam Sunday:

The Experts, The Band, Fab News and Woodland Wisdom.
More info and booking...

Saw Close

Price: Free
Start time: 15:00

Bedlam Fair

The Masqueing Band

Two old men with a sea chest, two sheep, and some cunning disguises. Add a violin, whistles, banjo, some teeny-weeny bits of juggling and some of those catchy olde tyme tunes, and you have a curious street performance, full of wonder, laughter and maybe something quite strange… More info and booking...

Saw Close

Price: Free
Start time: 15:30

Bedlam Fair

Safetycatch Theatre

Doctor! Doctor!!

An Ambulance. A Medical Team. A Farcical Epic – Mid Epidemic. The satirical slapstick medical roadshow – part DIY surgery demonstration gone wrong, part old time travelling medicine show. A farcical love triangle in a clapped out ambulance in the middle of an epidemic. This accidental emergency medical team is the front line of the NHS, forming SOS Squad – in an effort to stop the spread of the infection they are calling The Malady. Symptoms are many and varied. You are probably contaminated. Do not be alarmed. Possibly the last Doctor, Nurse and
Paramedic left standing desperately trying to treat the waiting room full of audience before it’s too late. SOS Squad are here to help.


More info and booking...

Stall Street / Bath Street

Price: Free
Start time: 16:00

Bedlam Fair

Circle of Two

The Chimney Sweeps: A Family Business

Bringing back the charms of the Victorian era in a silent show with an original score, dazzling acrobatics, juggling, humour and a full load of charm.

More info and booking...

Kingsmead Square

Price: Free
Start time: 16:00

Bedlam Fair

Jon Hicks

Kickmouse

Gently eccentric, earnestly funny, unspoken, physical & prop based comedy.
Games, challenges, illusions, dancing, magic, contraptions, audience participation
& an obsession with eggs.

More info and booking...

Kingsmead Square

Price: Free
Start time: 16:30

Bedlam Fair

Street to the Point

We're pleased to welcome our regular visitors from Eastleigh’s The Point Youth Theatre Group, who are bringing four new pieces of street theatre to Bedlam Sunday:

The Experts, The Band, Fab News and Woodland Wisdom.

Extra info: This is a roaming performance.

More info and booking...

Kingsmead Square

Price: Free
Start time: 16:30

Bedlam Fair

Acrolokos

Take a cup of acrobatics, combines it with a teaspoon of silliness, then a barrelful of antics. Watch as they frantically search for the meaning of love and fame, only to find it in the most unexpected of places. More info and booking...

Stall Street / Bath Street

Price: Free
Start time: 17:00

Bedlam Fair

Tangled Feet

That Parking Show

There are three certainties in life: death, taxes and people getting angry about parking spaces. But what really fuels the road rage? Come and witness a hilarious, acrobatic and absurdist mix of parking row meets full-blown war.
More info and booking...

Saw Close

Price: Free
Start time: 17:00

Bedlam Fair

Reeny Roo Raz

Noisy Hoops

With a wooden board, a rug, Irish dancing shoes, and some hula hoops, Darine has a bit of a puzzle to work out ... a heel-stomping, toe-tapping, hoop-spinning, hand-clapping finale is her mission, and she needs your help! More info and booking...

Kingsmead Square

Price: Free
Start time: 17:00

Bedlam Fair

The Masqueing Band

Two old men with a sea chest, two sheep, and some cunning disguises. Add a violin, whistles, banjo, some teeny-weeny bits of juggling and some of those catchy olde tyme tunes, and you have a curious street performance, full of wonder, laughter and maybe something quite strange… More info and booking...

Kingsmead Square

Price: Free
Start time: 17:30

Bedlam Fair

John Teasdale

Raw entertainment from the gravity of the situation – a street juggling show to provide laughter and amazement in all who pass by More info and booking...

Stall Street / Bath Street

Price: Free
Start time: 18:00

Bedlam Fair

Bongo Bolero

Dick Danger - Dad Dancer

Witness the worlds loudest juggling routine and marvel as Dick Danger attempts to ascend the chair stack of insanity to balance on his hands high above the ground. More info and booking...

Saw Close

Price: Free
Start time: 18:00

Bedlam Fair

Mimbre

Lifted

Lifted is a collection of funny, poetic and surprising moments, which explore in different ways what it means when one body is carried by another. Or when one person carries two people. Or when a person doesn’t want to be carried. Or when three people find the perfect balance. More info and booking...